Category Archives: Rio

Go the Distance – Road Tripping with Kia

Some of the best things about owning a Kia, is that you can road trip in comfort and style. Starting in Longmont Colorado, we’ve figured out how far you can road trip on two fill ups. One to get you there and one to get you back home. Continue reading

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Rio and Stinger Winners in J.D. Power APEAL Award

Following the launch of the 2018 Rio and highly anticipated 2018 Stinger, Kia Motors has earned two more J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) awards for its stylish subcompact and its powerful fastback sports sedan.  The double win helped increase Kia’s overall score by eight points since last year, while also securing the brand’s spot among the top 10 non-premium nameplates. Continue reading

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Rio Ranks Highest Among Small Cars in 2018 by J.D. Power

The J.D. Power 2018 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) has ranked the Kia Rio as the leader in the Small Car category.  The industrywide study examines problems reported during the past 12 months by original owners of three-year old vehicles (2015 model year).  Overall dependability is determined by the number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles (PP100).  Thus, a lower score suggests a higher long-term quality level.  The Rio ranked highest, with a score of 103 PP100. Continue reading

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2018 Kia Rio Wins Hispanic Motor Press Foundation Award

The all-new 2018 Kia Rio was named among the 10 Best vehicles for Hispanic families by the Hispanic Motor Press Foundation, taking top honors in the subcompact car category. The Rio’s outstanding combination of fuel efficiency, innovative technology, fun-to-drive character and value helped it win high marks from the Hispanic Motor Press judges. Continue reading