2021 Kia Forte kicking up dirt

What Are the Most Affordable Cars at Friendly Kia?

New 2021 Kia Vehicles Under $20,000 in Tampa Bay

Kia vehicles are known for many things, including safety, low maintenance costs, and great warranty coverage. What you might not know is that Kia is also praised as one of the most affordable mainstream brands on the modern market. This guide takes a closer look at some of the new 2021 Kia vehicles under $20,000 available here at the Friendly Kia dealership in Tampa Bay this summer.

2021 Kia Rio profile

Kia Rio

The 2021 Kia Rio is a subcompact sedan with a surprising amount of standard equipment, a well-tuned suspension, and front seating spacious enough to accommodate long legs. Pricing for the 2021 Rio starts just above $16K, making it the most affordable model in the Kia lineup this year.

  • $16,050 Starting MSRP
  • Up to 33 city/41 highway mpg
  • 89.9 cubic feet of passenger space
  • 13.7 cubic feet of cargo space
2021 Kia Rio 5Door Profile

Kia Rio 5-Door

The 2021 Kia Rio 5-Door is the hatchback version of the Kia Rio subcompact car. Like the original, the Kia Rio 5-Door boasts great handling, sharp styling, and plenty of standard tech. The difference? The latter has 3.7 cubic feet more cargo space behind the rear seats and a rear window wiper. Starting price lands less than $1K north of the Rio sedan’s MSRP.

  • $16,990 Starting MSRP
  • Up to 33 city/41 highway mpg
  • 90.5 cubic feet of passenger space
  • 17.4 cubic feet of cargo space
2021 Kia Forte in Currant Red

Kia Forte

The 2021 Kia Forte is a compact sedan that slots just above the Kia Rio in the 2021 lineup. Among many highlights, the small car includes a standard 8-inch touchscreen, refined driving dynamics, and the brand’s Drive Wise suite of driver assists – all while staying below $18K in MSRP.

  • $17,890 Starting MSRP
  • Up to 31 city/41 highway mpg
  • 96.0 cubic feet of passenger space
  • 15.3 cubic feet of cargo space
2021 Kia Soul in Sparkling Silver

Kia Soul

You can call it a subcompact crossover or a boxy hatchback, but never call the 2021 Kia Soul boring. The Soul combines an SUV-grade ride height and spacious seating for five with car-like fuel efficiency. It’s also one of the most affordable and lively options on the market.

  • $17,590 Starting MSRP
  • Up to 28 city/33 highway mpg
  • 102.2 cubic feet of passenger space
  • 24.2 cubic feet of cargo space