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Pros: smooth ride and quiet
Cons: no power windows offered on 2002 models
Advice: Buy the Cinco over the sedan. It is much better.I was surprised when I test drove the Rio Cinco with a manual transmission. The car was extremely quiet and smooth. Performance was fine. I bought it at a highly reduced price and am very pleased with this car. It is far better than I conceived. The smooth ride and lack of wind noise are amazing. The seats are comfortable and supportive. I found that the Cinco seems totally different from the sedan models. It is of higher quality and much more quiet and smooth. After many months of owning my Cinco I am still pleased. All my friends love this car and are amazed at its value and refinement.
Cons: front comfortable, but back seat not roomy enough
Advice: great car for the priceThe dealership was very helpful. The only complaints I've had, is the 'new car' odor and that the windows do not completely close (all 4), it does not rain in but the wind noise. I've had my car for 17 months and it has never been in the shop.
Pros: the radio
Cons: the gas milage
Advice: ture and just walk awayI bought the car new and i have had i for a 1 year and it has been in the garage 3 times. I would not advise anybody to buy one. You'll just wast your money.
Pros: Comfort, price and drivability.
Cons: The gas mileage could be a little better for a small 4 cylinder engine.
Advice: Have the dealer install after market cruise as a condition of purchasing the vehicle like I did!!!!I REALLY LOVE my Rio Cinco. It is very INEXPENSIVE yet the quality does NOT suffer one bit. I bought my Cinco for $12,000 (cruise too!!) and it is FULLY loaded!! No other car w/similar options could even come close to that!! The 5 door Cinco is very easy to drive and cart things around in. It is very quiet & has extremely COMFORTABLE seats along with an adjustable lumbar support. I am 6' 2' tall and have more head room in my Cinco than in my girlfriend's Lexus RX300 SUV!! This is a WONDERFUL car. :)
Pros: um...I didn't buy it
Advice: Pass this oneI rented this car for a few days. Wow am I glad I didn't buy it. It felt like it was about to fall apart at any second!
Cons: the ride
Advice: It is only good for a 'first' new car. Never down grade to this.When I first Tested the car out before buying it, it drove nicely. I really liked the car and the way it 'scooted' around. It seemed like it was going to be a great car. Then after about 500 miles, the car started to drive poorly. It skips all over the road and the car vibrates when the brakes are applyed. It feels like I'm riding in a go-cart.