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It seems to need a lot of repair, and for such a compact vehicle, it doesn't get as good of gas mileage as I would expect. With such a tiny car, and all the highway driving we do, I would expect around 35 mpg, but we get more like 28 mpg.

It's a compact car, so it's easy to drive and find parking. It's an old car, and it's a base model, so it has zero bells and whistles. The gas mileage is ok, but not as good as my 2001 Toyota Corolla was, that my daughter got in a wreck with, even though this car is smaller. I don't like that it has a lot of proprietary parts, so you have to order them specially. And it seems like it needs to go into the shop a lot. If I had to do it over again, I would probably not buy this car, but we bought it used just a year and a half ago, because we were desperate to have another car with three of us in the family driving.

- Cindy C

It has a Bluetooth radio so I can connect my phone.

My car is very small and compact which is perfect for the city. It has great gas mileage and I like that it sits low to the ground. It is perfect size for just me and does not require much maintenance. It is a cute orange and the Kia people are so nice when I take it in to get serviced. I have not had any issues with it at all and I have been driving it for about six years now. I love my little Kia.

- Hannah D

A tiny car that can get you places! Simple, functional and really economic.

The problems I usually have are only on non practical functions of the vehicle, like the lever to adjust the seat, and it is pretty slow to get to high mph, also I had to install the alarm for the car since it didn't have it. I never had a problem starting up the car, neither a problem going on the highway, the a. C. Works wonderful since is a small car so it cools really fast.

- Karen C

The most interesting thing about the vehicle is the gas mileage.

Seats are very comfortable, easy to sit in without having problems that a smaller vehicle would. The body is nice but dents very easily. My only problem was how easy it dents besides that it is a beautiful vehicle. The gas mileage is amazing, can go all day on a low cost. Heating and cooling is nice! Highly recommend anyone to get this vehicle.

- Allen G

It is a very reliable car.

I think this car is great for people learning to drive because it is tiny and easier to get around. I haven't had any problems with this car and its performance has made me nothing but happy. I think it is very comfortable, may not be for taller individuals though. I have gotten a lot of great compliments on my vehicle.

- Jessica M

The Kia Rio was a smaller and cheaper car made to be affordable but has still lasted several years with minimal problems.

The Rio is small and still a bit underpowered but has been fairly reliable. I have experienced several electrical problems and some issues with stalling at stop lights. Overall it was a cheaper car early in its life cycle by a new brand but has performed well enough for my needs.

- Jason s

It's a compact car so if space Is a focal point for you, this might not be the car for you. Everything else is great !

I have a 2004 Kia Rio. I love it to be honest. The only con for me would be the manufactured radio, other than that it's great. It doesn't take much to fill up the tank, it drives really smooth, and if I have to replace any parts or have it fixed it's not expensive.

- Shania B

To check the engine old as the car tends to use up the oil fast.

I like how straightforward it is- not too fancy with bells and whistles and for the most part we are able to do repairs at home. Dislike no cruise control.

- Emily O

My car gets me from point A to point B safely, which is ideal.

It's not a bad car, depending on what works for you and what your needs require. I could have done with a newer model but you get what you pay for.

- Diane Y

It's small and not the prettiest thing, but it runs.

It runs ok. I use it mainly for transportation to and from work so it works for me. Not too flashy and nothing is automatic except the transmission.

- Matt M

I like the gas mileage the fast acceleration.

I like the car because it is compact and has plenty of pep, the gas mileage is very good and even though it is compact, it has a very smooth ride.

- James K

I like it because it is small and easy to maneuver.

Too many problems. It keeps breaking down with blockage in the fuel system. I have to reset a lot of the codes in the car as well.

- Alexis K

It is has nice seats, it is low to the ground. It also has good turn radius.

It needs a transmission and keeps needing one every year or so, now it needs a radiator also. Other then that the car is great.

- Whitney M

My idea about Korean cars the kia company

Kia company is really do great job and they've produced reasonable high-quality vehicles specially in sedan range

- Hosein A

Great gas mileage and withstands the test of time. It has lots of cargo space

Great gas mileage. Because it's a hatchback I have a lot of cargo room.

- Karen B

Easy on gas. Small but still roomy

Easy on gas Repairs are cheap Economical No complaints

- Melissa C