2018 Kia Rio vs. 2018 Ford Fiesta

2018 Kia Rio vs. 2018 Ford Fiesta

There are so many great sedan vehicle options on the market today, it’s important to choose something that really stands out. If you’re looking for a sophisticated sedan that keeps things simple but has plenty of personality, then the 2018 Kia Rio is worth a closer look.

Where it shines is its nimble handling and spacious, high-tech interior full of premium features. However, the Rio isn’t without competition. What is the difference between the 2018 Kia Rio vs. the 2018 Ford Fiesta? Here’s a closer look at how the two compare. 

2018 Kia Rio Sedan


2018 Ford Fiesta Sedan 

130-hp, 1.6-liter four-cylinder    Engine 120-hp, 1.6-liter four-cylinder
13.7 cu.ft.    Max. Interior Cargo Volume  12.8 cu.ft. 
90 cu.ft.   Passenger Volume     85 cu.ft.
17.4 cu.ft.     Interior Cargo Volume    12.8 cu.ft. 

Explore all the new features on the 2018 Rio at Serra Trussville Kia today!

The 2018 Ford Fiesta excels on the U.S. market thanks to its athletic styling and driving experience. For 2018 the Fiesta receives a variety of updates and adds a rearview camera and larger 4.2-inch central display screen to the list of standard features.

Compared to the 2018 Kia Rio, the 2018 Ford Fiesta struggles to match cargo and passenger space. Not only is the 2018 Kia Rio more spacious than the Fiesta, but it is more powerful overall. Best of all, the 2018 Kia Rio has been fully designed for the model year with new features, a fresh new look and much more. All models are standard with a generous array of entertainment and convenience features, including a 5-inch display, satellite radio, a USB port, an auxiliary audio input jack, automatic headlights and much more.

We invite you to take a closer look at the new 2018 Rio with a test drive at Serra Trussville Kia. Our award-winning team of experts can answer any questions you might have an help you find the perfect vehicle for your budget and style. Stop by and see us today!

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