Transmission Services for 2016 Kia Rio

What’s the Importance of Your 2016 Rio’s Transmission?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 2016 Kia Rio transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you ignore Kia Rio transmission issues you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Rio at all.

Kia Transmission Recommendations for 2016 Rios

Kia recommends having your Rio's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, Kia recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2016 Kia Rios at certain intervals with Kia-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 2016  Kia Rio transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Rio’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Kia Rio Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Kia Rio transmission repairs and services affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Rio a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2016 Kia Rio Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I "ride" my Kia's brakes? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Kia? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small it is. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • How often does my Rio transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Kia Rio transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. About every 30,000 to 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your transmission fluid inspected and perhaps changed. Service intervals can vary depending on how you use your Kia, so check with your technician first. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Take Time for Your Kia Rio Transmission

Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.