Used 2012 Kia Rio 5-Door Sedan Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2012 Kia Rio 5-Door Sedan

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 Pros Superior exterior and interior design that appeals to people looking for a stylish hatchback vehicle.

 Pros Substantial amount of features including the UVO infotainment system with a 4.3-inch color touch screen display

 Pros Built with a new design that will protect passengers in the event of a side impact or roll-over collision.

 Pros The 2012 version is also the first vehicle of its kind to offer the ISG technology. The ISG technology helps reduce consumption of fuel and improves fuel economy

 Pros Kia offers a market leading warranty with a 100,000 mile limited power train warranty or ten years, 60,000 mile limited basic warranty or 5 years, 100, 000 mile anti perforation warranty for 5 years and a 5 years or a 60,000 mile roadside assistance plan.

 Pros The handling and ride quality of the 5-door is superior due to the lightweight design and the well-built suspension system. Also, at high speeds, the car feels stable and sporty feel.

 Pros The interior of the 5-door has a modern appeal to it and is comfortable. There is ample room for passengers and a large cargo space for storage.

 Cons The Rio sedan's engine can get noisy when driven hard through the gears.

 Cons Ride quality on the Rio Sedan has been described as overly stiff to some reviewers taste.

 Cons With such a wide choice of upgrade options available, prices for the Kia Rio can shoot through the roof for someone with an itch to upgrade.