Kia RIO 2005 Hatchback

This generation of Kia RIO has been produced from September, 2005 to January, 2009. We can provide information about 10 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Kia is available with two petrol engines with displacement from 1.4 to 1.6 litres and power of from 97 to 112 horsepower un one diesel engine with displacement 1.5 litres and power of 110 HP.
The car is available with both manual (6 versions), as well as automatic (4 versions) gearbox.

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Kia RIO 2005 hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 6.2 to 7.2 litres per 100km, but for diesel engine - approximately 4.7 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Kia RIO 2005 hatchback petrol engine version is Kia Rio 1.4, consuming 6.2 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Kia RIO 2005 hatchback diesel - Kia Rio 1.5 CRDi VGT for 100 kilometers consumes 4.7 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Kia RIO real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 23 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +22% for petrol engines and +23% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Kia RIO modification.

Kia RIO 2005 hatchback CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 147 to 171 grams per kilometer, but for diesel engine - approximately 121 grams per kilometer. From Kia RIO with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Kia Rio 1.4 which produces an average of 147 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Kia RIO diesels least CO2 distributes Kia Rio 1.5 CRDi VGT - 121 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 10.2 seconds has Kia Rio 1.6 CVVT version, conversely the tardiest one is Kia Rio 1.4 reaching this speed only in 14.5 seconds. The maximum top speed is 188 km/h for the 1.6 petrol 4-cylinder 112 hp version (Kia Rio 1.6 CVVT) and the 1.6 petrol 112 hp version (Kia Rio 1.6 CVVT).

Lenght of Kia RIO is 399 cm, it is small car. For comparison - Kia RIO is about 2 cm longer than Volkswagen Polo hatchback, but 12 cm shorter than Opel Astra hatchback. Kia RIO gross weight is 1600 kg, which is approximately the same as the average for cars of this age and class.

This Kia is in average price group - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 2000 €. Users calculated Kia RIO 2005 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2000 € cost per year and 0.17 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 55%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 28% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Kia RIO for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Kia RIO prices and costs.

Kia RIO modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Kia Rio 2005 1.4 Sep 2005 — Mar 2007

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.4 Petrol 97 HP 6.2 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Rio 2007 1.4 Mar 2007 — Jan 2009

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.4 Petrol 97 HP 6.2 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Rio 2005 1.4 Sep 2005 — Mar 2007 1.4 Petrol 97 HP 7.2 l/100km Automatic (4)
Kia Rio 2007 1.4 Mar 2007 — Jan 2009 1.4 Petrol 97 HP 7.2 l/100km Automatic (4)
Kia Rio 2005 1.5 CRDi VGT Sep 2005 — Mar 2007 1.5 Diesel 110 HP 4.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Rio 2007 1.5 CRDi VGT Mar 2007 — Jan 2009 1.5 Diesel 110 HP 4.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Rio 2005 1.6 CVVT Sep 2005 — Mar 2007

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 10.2 seconds

1.6 Petrol 112 HP 6.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Rio 2007 1.6 CVVT Mar 2007 — Jan 2009

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 10.2 seconds

1.6 Petrol 112 HP 6.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Rio 2005 1.6 CVVT Sep 2005 — Mar 2007 1.6 Petrol 112 HP 7.2 l/100km Automatic (4)
Kia Rio 2007 1.6 CVVT Mar 2007 — Jan 2009 1.6 Petrol 112 HP 7.2 l/100km Automatic (4)
Kia RIO service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Kia RIO safety

During safety testing Kia RIO has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Kia RIO is evaluated with four stars, children safety - with three stars, and for pedestrian protection Kia RIO got two stars.

Kia RIO prices

Kia RIO 2005 - 2009 hatchback price in Latvia is from 1200 € to 3000 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Kia RIO price is average (compare hatchbacks 2005 - 2009 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Kia RIO 2008 price 2000 € 2300 € 3000 €
Kia RIO 2006 price 1700 € 2200 € 2900 €
Kia RIO 2005 price 1200 € 1500 € 1700 €

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Kia RIO reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Kia RIO reliability is very low. In the roadworthiness tests in 2019 defects were detected in an average of 33.6 percent of Kia RIO of this generation (on average 12 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 26.4%.

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Kia RIO 2005 hatchback features (options)

Percentage of Kia RIO with corresponding feature (option)

Conditioning
68%
Metallic paint
59%
Adjustable steering wheel
53%
Heated seats
49%
Climate control
21%

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Kia RIO reviews

Kia RIO 2007 Hatchback Petrol 1.6 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2008 (age of car 1 year) Owned for:172`000 kilometers (10 years)
Average fuel consumption: 23.0 litres per 100km (100% urban driving)
Total car rating:
10
   male, age 52
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