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2007 Kia Rio5 Review and Pictures

Summary
2007 Kia Rio5 is a passenger wagon that can seat five people. It has four doors.

Price
MSRP: US$13,750
Invoice: US$13,045

What is New in 2007 Kia Rio5?
There are few changes to 2007 Kia Rio5 except for illuminated ignition switch, wheel designs, and new sports version.

2007 Kia Rio5 picture (front view)

2007 Kia Rio5 picture (side view)

Introduction
Although it is a small car, it has numerous attractive and interesting features. It offers pleasant driving experience.

Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options
2007 Kia Rio5 is available in a single trim only of SX. Options include leather-wrapped steering wheel, tilt steering wheel, keyless entry, air-conditioning, and CD player.

Powertrains and Performance
2007 Kia Rio5 offers standard 110hp 1.6-liter I4 engine with five-speed manual transmission and overdrive. Four-speed automatic transmission with overdrive is optional. It delivers 32-mpg in city and 35-mpg on highway.

Interior Design and Special Features
Interiors are airy and spacious. Seats could prove uncomfortable for tall drivers. Driver has a foldable armrest. Few controls are of plastic.

Safety Features
Standard safety features include full-length side curtain air bags, front-seat side air bags, and three-point belts in all seating positions. Antilock disc brakes are optional while adjustable rear headrests are available in select models.

Driving Impressions
Smooth gear changes and precise clutch offers smooth, stable, and quiet ride. Accurate steering and predictable body roll helps turn around corners easily.

Pros
Attractive interiors and smooth ride

Cons
Front seats uncomfortable, cruise control unavailable

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