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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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2017 Kia Rio – The Sleek, Affordable Subcompact

2017 Kia RioThe 2017 Kia Rio provides a lot of fun in a small package and at an extremely affordable price – base MSRP is just $14,165! That’s less than a set of tires for a Ferrari. Continue reading

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