KIA Rio Depreciation

A KIA Rio will depreciate 53% after 5 years and have a 5 year resale value of $8,498.

The chart below shows the expected depreciation for the next 10 years. These results are for vehicles in good condition, averaging 13,500 miles per year. It also assumes a selling price of $18,053 when new. Enter your purchase price, expected ownership period and estimated miles driven annually. Our depreciation calculator will predict an expected resale value for the KIA Rio.

KIA Rio Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value Mileage Resale Year
1 $4,510 75.02% $13,543 13,500 2021
2 $5,123 71.62% $12,930 27,000 2022
3 $6,662 63.10% $11,391 40,500 2023
4 $7,922 56.12% $10,131 54,000 2024
5 $9,555 47.07% $8,498 67,500 2025
6 $10,740 40.51% $7,313 81,000 2026
7 $10,906 39.59% $7,147 94,500 2027
8 $11,617 35.65% $6,436 108,000 2028
9 $11,734 35.00% $6,319 121,500 2029
10 $13,206 26.85% $4,847 135,000 2030

KIA Rio Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value
1 $4,510 75.02% $13,543
2 $5,123 71.62% $12,930
3 $6,662 63.10% $11,391
4 $7,922 56.12% $10,131
5 $9,555 47.07% $8,498
6 $10,740 40.51% $7,313
7 $10,906 39.59% $7,147
8 $11,617 35.65% $6,436
9 $11,734 35.00% $6,319
10 $13,206 26.85% $4,847

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If you purchase a used KIA Rio that is 2 years old, then you could save $5,123 compared to buying new, and still have a relatively new model with plenty of useful life remaining. If you plan to keep this vehicle for 3 years then your total cost of depreciation would be $4,432. Try other age and ownership length combinations, or different vehicles to see if you can find depreciation sweetspots where this cost is the lowest. Hint: Try vehicles between 2 and 4 years old, as brand new vehicles depreciate quickly. Also, if this is a recently released model and buying a few years old isn't possible, consider another vehicle, or perhaps wait until more used Rio models become available.

The Best Model Years to Buy a KIA Rio

The 2019 KIA Rio is our top pick for the best model year value for the Rio. With the 2019, you would only pay, on average, 75% of the price as new, with 92% of the vehicle's useful life remaining. The 2017 and 2018 model years are also attractive years for the Rio, and provide a relatively good value. Our rankings consider multiple factors, including the Rio's price as new, current price, maintenance costs and remaining years of overall predictabe expenses. Our top ranked model year represents the most car for the money of the KIA Rio models.

Kia Rio Historical Depreciation

Year New Price Current Price Maintenance $ Decline % Decline % Paid Value Rating
2020 $18,053 $18,053 $193 $0 0% 100%
2019 $16,923 $12,920 $225 $5,133 28.43% 75.02% Best
2018 $15,896 $11,668 $284 $1,252 9.69% 71.62% Better
2017 $15,696 $10,278 $374 $1,390 11.91% 63.1% Better
2016 $15,193 $8,960 $433 $1,318 12.82% 56.12% Good
2015 $15,841 $8,011 $554 $949 10.59% 47.07% Good
2014 $15,729 $7,144 $772 $867 10.82% 40.51%
2013 $15,478 $7,003 $876 $141 1.97% 39.59%
2012 $15,282 $6,393 $945 $610 8.71% 35.65%
2011 $13,035 $4,562 $1,082 $1,831 28.64% 35%
2010 $13,793 $4,815 $1,112 +$253 -5.55% 26.85%
2009 $13,005 $4,215 $1,277 $600 12.46% 22.59%
2008 $12,509 $4,315 $1,510 +$100 -2.37% 22.42%
Year Price % Paid Value Rank
2020 $18,053 100%
2019 $12,920 75.02% Best
2018 $11,668 71.62% Better
2017 $10,278 63.1% Better
2016 $8,960 56.12% Good
2015 $8,011 47.07% Good
2014 $7,144 40.51%
2013 $7,003 39.59%
2012 $6,393 35.65%
2011 $4,562 35%
2010 $4,815 26.85%
2009 $4,215 22.59%
2008 $4,315 22.42%

Considering financing? Try our Kia Rio Loan Calculator, which will steer you away from unattractive loan structures that put you in a bad financial position relative to the value of your vehicle. Customize a loan that is right for you, or try some basic options, No Money Down, 10% Down and 20% Down.

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About Our Data and "Useful Lifespan"

We aggregate and analyze millions of automotive data points from a variety of sources, including some of the industry's leading data providers. The historical depreciation tables, charts, values and overall rankings are conducted on a semi-annual basis, with our most recent update published in September 2020.

While the "Useful Lifespan" of a vehicle will vary greatly from one model to the next, and even one owner to the next, we have determined that twelve years is the most appropriate timeframe which will yield us good, usable data - and that any data beyond that timeframe becomes more dispersed, and ultimately less reliable. Moreover, maintenance costs beyond that timeframe become significantly more varied, as a vehicle owner's care of a particular vehicle will greatly impact its value, and ongoing maintenance costs. We are very much hopeful, however, that your car or truck will last well beyond twelve years, and that it gets you to where you want to go.

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