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Kia Rio Repair and Maintenance Costs

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

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

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Kia Rio
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$428
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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...
Due to a problem with the automatic transmission control computer, you may experience erroneous Check Engine Light illumination; an updated control module is available.
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 car will not take more than $1.25 before it acts like it is full and pour out as if you overf...
The light for OD off just came on and the button on the shifter for OD does nothing anymore. I ca...
stop for gas, never start
KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2008 RIO VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 20, 2005, ...
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY S...
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY ST...
Overall Score (50 Reviews)
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...
March 14, 2015
2001 Kia Rio
Bought one brand New in 2001 Have driven accross country twice. 120,000 miles and going strong. Replaced Tires, Brakes and a clutch.Thats it The clutch was at 100,000 miles.With regular oil changes...
May 29, 2014
2004 Kia Rio
CHECK your timing belt!!!! ours only had 53,000 on it and timing belt went out! Motor is toast! never buy one again!!!