Kelley Blue Book Value®
$8,557 - $14,441
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
27 City / 37 HWY
Horsepower
138
Seats
5
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$8,557 - $14,441
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
27 City / 37 HWY
Horsepower
138
Seats
5

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.3 Overall Score
Performance 4.0 Comfort 4.2 Styling 4.0 Value 4.3

Editor's Overview

Kia’s subcompact cousins, the 2016 Rio and Rio 5-door, might be inexpensive, but you’d never know that from looking at the pair. Stylish and loaded with features, the fuel-sipping Kia Ri...

Kia Rio Models & Trims

Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

2016 Kia Rio Owner Reviews

4.26

89 Reviews

46% 36% 16% 2% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Sporty and reliable car for a competitive price!

I have had my car for two years and, so far, it has been very reliable and comfortable. I do wish my car had an armrest. It is a small thing but I actually really miss it on long drives. My car does accelerate slower than my previous vehicle but, for the cost, I really shouldn't complain. I have had no maintenance fees except for the basics - oil, fluids, etc. And, overall, I am extremely pleased with the aesthetics and function of my vehicle considering the competitive price.

- Nikki G

Reliable and durable get you where you need to go.

The car is reliable and I haven't had any issues with it. I have the base model, but that comes with a trial of Sirius XM and Bluetooth. I wish it came with cruise control as well but it is ok. It has a setting that can help save fuel so it can be efficient on gas. It is also cheap to fill. I can spend about $20 and get a full tank of gas. It also shows how many miles until you need gas, a full tank usually gets me 300 miles.

- Kayla B

I great car at a reasonable price.

This model year Kia changed the body style. It appears to be an updated version of the 1990 Honda Civic hatchback. The Kia rio comes with full amenities such as power doors windows and remote start. One of the coolest features is the AUX plug for using your smart devices. Gas mileage is very good, with its 1. 6 l engine has an output of 138 hp. Interior trim is exceptional for stain resistance and general ease of cleaning.

- Kevin L

Ranked #15 Small Cars by Owners

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$10,837 - $14,374
$8,557 - $11,494

Horsepower

Horsepower
138 hp
138 hp

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.6L GDI 16
1.6L GDI 16
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.8 in.
43.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40 in.
40 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
31.1 in.
31.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.6 in.
37.6 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
13.7 cu. ft.
13.7 cu. ft.

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System

Seats

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Steel

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
101.2 in.
101.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.5 ft.
33.5 ft.

Length

Length
159.4 - 172 in.
159.4 - 172 in.

Width

Width
67.7 in.
67.7 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2729 - 2732 .lbs
2494 - 2564 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
138 hp
138 hp

Torque

Torque
123 ft. lbs.
123 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
11.4 gal.
11.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
14 - 19 mpg
14 - 38 mpg

City

City
27 mpg
27 mpg

Highway

Highway
37 mpg
37 - 38 mpg

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Safety Features

Features

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Front

  • Overall

  • Rollover

  • Side

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety