Andre De Kock
Motorsport Editor
4 minute read
19 Feb 2021
8:06 am

Subtle changes add to Kia Rio’s appeal

Andre De Kock

Well-appointed hatchback will remain a strong contender in tough segment.

Facelift Kia Rio

Believing statistics can be costly. When – many decades ago – this writer was young, statistics indicated that more than 70% of car crashes happened within 20 km of the owners' places of residence. Furthermore, more than 90% of car hijackings happened within 10km of the owners' homes. So, to be safe, I did not go home for months at a time. This played havoc with my finances. Three wives left, one after the other, because I was never there, causing me huge monetary hardship in divorce settlements. Damn. The fourth – deciding she preferred me almost never being around,...