3 Press Releases
06/07/06 ID: 3500
2006 KIA RIO/RIO5 RANKED HIGHEST IN SUB-COMPACT CAR CATEGORY BY J.D. POWER AND ASSOCIATES
The 2006 Kia Rio/Rio5 ranked highest for initial quality in the sub-compact category in a tie according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2006 Initial Quality Study SM (IQS). The annual report, released today, measures 217 vehicle attributes across eight categories, including the driving experience, engine and transmission, and a broad range of quality problem symptoms reported by vehicle owners.
12/14/05 ID: 3985
KIA RIO NAMED MOST IMPROVED NEW CAR FOR 2006 BY AUTOBYTEL
The 2006 Kia Rio today received the Autobytel "Editors' Choice Award for Most Improved New Car." Each year Autobytel Inc., one of the most visited automotive properties on the Internet, announces its "Editors' Choice Awards" presented to vehicle models that offer the best combination of value, quality, design, and performance on the market, according to the editors and automotive analysts of the company's popular websites autobytel.com, autoweb.com, car.com, carsmart.com, autosite.com and autohorros.com. Award categories are designed to help car buyers identify the top vehicle options based on a range of buying priorities - from fuel-efficiency and family driving, to affordability, style, and just plain fun.
01/11/05 ID: 4019
ALL NEW 2006 KIA RIO MAKES WORLD DEBUT AT NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW IN DETROIT
Kia Motors America (KMA) unveiled the all-new 2006 Kia Rio subcompact sedan today at the North American International Auto Show. Already recognized as a value leader in the entry-level segment, the all-new Rio sedan features distinctive styling with a longer wheelbase, a wider track and more horsepower than its predecessor for better handling, a smoother ride and improved performance. The new Rio also offers class-leading interior volume and six standard airbags, including full-length side-curtain airbags.