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Kia Rio (2005-2011) review

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Very cheap to buy now, the Rio is user-friendly and spacious. It's a budget car at best, but it does now feel like a hangover from an earlier age of Korean cars; the new-generation Rio, and Kia's larger Cee'd are both more desirable in every way. Read on for our full review to find out whether it's worth spending a bit more on something more modern, or if it'll do as a bargain banger.
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