2002 Kia Rio Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2002 Kia Rio

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2002 Kia Rio

Most Common 2002 Kia Rio Problems

2002 Kia Rio vehicles have 5 reported problems.The most commonly reported 2002 Kia Rio problem is: Failure of AC Compressor Clutch
A defective ac compressor clutch assembly can cause excessive noise or vibration when the air conditioning is on....
Due to a problem with the automatic transmission control computer, you may experience erroneous check engine light...

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The Kia Rio Reliability Rating is 4.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 6th out of 21 for subcompact cars. The average annual repair cost is $434 which means it has excellent ownership costs. The severity and frequency of repairs are both much lower than other vehicles, so the Rio is one of the more reliable vehicles on the road.

Most Common 2002 Kia Rio Questions

There are 9 related questions for 2002 Kia Rio vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
Basically, free project car i got except the engine is done. but has only a few miles everything else is in really...
Daily driver/commuter car. goes about 80 miles a day. this car starts and runs but stutters/fails over 3000 rpm......

2002 Kia Rio Recalls

2002 Kia Rio vehicles have 1 known recalls. The most common recall is: Recall 04V179000.
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