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2009 Kia Rio Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2009 Kia Rio

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2009 Kia Rio is between $385 and $471 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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2009 Kia Rio
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$428
Annual Repair Cost
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Reprogramming the transmission control module with the latest Kia transmission software may fix abnormalities in the automatic transmission and erroneous transmission-related Check Engine Light i...
Make sure the transmission is filled with Kia-approved transmission fluid and at the correct level. Our technicians tell using incorrect transmission fluid or operating the transmission when it is...
The button on gearshift doesn't seem to work, and it won't go higher than 3rd gear. 140,000miles....
I was driving and my foot hit the accelerator hard and the car revved up. Now I smell a burning s...
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
September 20, 2015
2009 Kia Rio
My Kia rio has started giving me issues as well. I have a 2009 with 86,000 miles on it and today the engine practically died!!!! I will not be purchasing another Kia, of any kind. On top of that, y...
December 08, 2013
2009 Kia Rio
I have 244000 on my Rio. That is not a typo! Oil changes every 5000(synthetic). Timing belt change at every 65000. Still get 32-36 mpg winter and 37-40 mpg summer. Love this little car!
August 29, 2010
2009 Kia Rio
This is a HORRIBLE car! I have had nothing but problems with it. I bought it brand new and it only has a little over 10,000 miles on it. I already had a complete electrical malfunction, breaks went...