Kia Rio 2000-2013

Car model


Name Number of models Recalls Bulletins Investigations Consumer Complaints
Kia Rio 2000 0 0 4 0 4
Kia Rio 2001 0 3 17 22 371
Kia Rio 2002 0 1 12 1 180
Kia Rio 2003 0 3 12 1 112
Kia Rio 2004 0 2 8 0 64
Kia Rio 2005 0 1 7 0 53
Kia Rio 2006 0 1 10 0 137
Kia Rio 2007 2 1 8 0 103
Kia Rio 2008 2 1 9 0 48
Kia Rio 2009 2 0 6 0 41
Kia Rio 2010 2 0 0 0 25
Kia Rio 2011 0 0 5 0 38
Kia Rio 2012 0 0 6 0 17
Kia Rio 2013 0 0 0 0 15

Kia Rio model

Kia Rio bulletins


BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - IGNITION - MODULE
5401/01/2002637371Subject regarding diagnostic trouble codes stored without malfunction indicator lamp and / or overdrive light on. *tt2002-11-25
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE
01310/01/200310004484Low ambient hard start in 2003 and 2004 models produced between 8/26/03 and 9/4/03. *tt2003-12-16
EQUIPMENT - ELECTRICAL - RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
5401/01/2002637366Subject regarding the elimination of the audio activation code for all models2002-11-25
POWER TRAIN - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
00803/01/2002629469Automatic transaxle diagnosis. certain models including all rios. *slc2002-04-02
SUSPENSION
00602/01/2001618427This bulletin provides information on a change in the front strut rod bushings. *tt2001-04-12
SUSPENSION - REAR
4205/21/2001625219Information onrear suspension noise. *et2001-11-19
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
4205/21/2001625221Information regarding cam carrier sealing correction. *et2001-11-19

Kia Rio Consumer Complaints


Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - EXHAUST SYSTEM - EMISSION CONTROL - CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
09/16/200399000108/02/2000
 Cars engine compartment fire wall caught on fire for no obvious reason. i work for car dealer that sells this make. i told kia representative about the problem, he told me to report it to kia because it has been happening to some of them and that a guy back east had died because of the smoke being toxic. i reported to kia received a case number but never heard back did notice on newer releases that catalytic converter has been relocated there are a lot of 2001 to 2003 kia rios running around with this possible problem. *la
STEERING - WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
107/04/2001
 The vehicles steering started shaking when the consumer was driving at 60 mph two days after purchase. *yh

Car dealers selling Kia Rio 2000-2013


StateCityZipNamePhone
CANAPA94558NAPA KIA707-987-8133