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KIA Rio III 2005 Road Test

Sat, 24 Sep 2005
Rio 1.4GS petrol £7,995
Rio 1.5GS diesel £7,995
Rio 1.4 GS petrol automatic £8,995
Rio 1.4LX petrol £8,995
Rio 1.5LX diesel £8,995
Rio 1.4LX petrol automatic £9,995
Rio 1.4 Dynamic petrol £9,995
Rio 1.5 Dynamic diesel £9,995
Rio 1.4 Dynamic petrol automatic £10,995

GS has: 14” steel wheels with 175/70 tyres, full size spare wheel, full wheel trims, bumper and side protection mouldings, body coloured bumpers, tinted glass, CD/radio with MP3 Player, security detachable radio panel, roof mounted aerial, 4 speakers, air conditioning, cabin pollen filter, front electric windows, internally adjustable door mirrors, heated rear window, variable intermittent front wipers with mist function, rear wash/wipe, power steering, tilt adjustable steering wheel, grey cloth upholstery, drivers seat squab front and rear height adjusters, 60/40 split folding rear seats, front passenger grab handle, rear passenger grab handles, coat hooks on rear grab handles, 3 cup and bottle holders in centre console, remote fuel flap release, glovebox, front cigar lighter, front illuminated ashtray, front 12v socket, four speed ventilation fan, front door map pockets, dashboard parking ticket slot, tachometer, driver seatbelt warning indicator, door open warning indicator, low fuel warning indicator, digital clock, luggage board and shelf trim cover, load area light, luggage hooks in boot, ABS with EBD, disc brakes, driver and passenger front airbags, central door locking, engine immobiliser, rear door child locks, front seatbelt pretensioners, 3 x 3 point rear seatbelts, ISOFIX anchor points with top tether, height adjustable front head restraints, 3 x height adjustable rear head restraints, high level rear brake light.

LX adds to GS spec: 15” alloy wheels with 185/65 tyres, full size spare wheel, body coloured door handles, front foglamps, front and rear electric windows with time lag, electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors, deluxe type cluster, leather steering wheel and gearknob, metal grain centre fascia, metal grain steering wheel spokes, chromed interior door handles and parking brake button, metal pedals, premium cloth upholstery, active front head restraints, driver and passenger seatback pockets, covered sunvisor vanity mirrors with cardholders, driver’s armrest, twin side and curtain airbags, remote central doorlocking, height adjustable front seatbelts.

Dynamic adds to LX spec: Rear spoiler, electric sunroof, map lamp, illuminated driver’s sunvisor vanity mirror, electronic stability program.

All models available from late September 2005.

Prices include a 3 year unlimited mileage manufacturer warranty; 6 year no perforation warranty; 3 years roadside assistance.

More at www.kia.co.uk
 

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