Kia Rio is a good option for budget-conscious drivers interested in the bare necessities of driving, reviewers feel. Critics like the Kia Rio's spry engine, generous warranty, and well-made interior in its higher trims, but some complain the car's ride is too stiff. Most easily expressed by Kelley Blue Book Automotive reviewers describe comfortable seating but a lack of many interior features drivers consider basic. For some, the Rio makes up for this with its standard safety features. So says MSN: "The Redesigned new Rio, which continues with the alluring warranty, remains among the lowest-priced autos. But it's built on a new platform and has slicker styling, more power, additional room and added safety features.