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Kia Rio repairs by problem area

Engine (34%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (28%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (3%)

Chart based on 144 repairs.
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Kia Rio repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (3%)

$500 - $999 (5%)

$100 - $499 (25%)

< $100 (66%)

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Chart based on 119 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Kia Rio problems by year

5 (4%)

2006 - 2009 (83%)

2010 - 2011 (1%)

2012 - 2015 (8%)

2016 - 2017 (3%)

2018 - present (1%)

Chart based on 144 repair trips.
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Kia Rio Problems and Repair Histories

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