Drivetrain

The typical sedan has a larger engine than the Kia Rio. Keep in mind that smaller engines are often cheaper to fix, but smaller engines can be stressed more. The Kia Rio could learn a lesson or two from the typical sedan when it comes to pickup. Torque is the force that lets you accelerate quickly, and in this respect, the typical sedan is tremendously more powerful than the Kia Rio.

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    2009 Kia Optima / Magentis
    At first glance the redesigned 2009 Kia Optima (sold in Canada as the Magentis) looks like a marked improvement over the outgoing model. The design itself, while not exactly breathtaking, is on pa ...

    Safety features of your vehicle
    Seats Seat belts Child restraint system Air bag - advanced supplemental restraint system ...

    Parking brake
    Checking the parking brake Check the stroke of the parking brake by counting the number of “clicks’’ heard while fully applying it from the released position. Also, the parking brake alone ...