2016 Kia Rio vs. 2016 Ford Fiesta

The 2016 Ford Fiesta sounds like a rollicking good time, but you'll find owning one is anything but a party when you compare the compact to the ever-ready, always fun 2016 Kia Rio. How does the 2016 Rio do it, you ask? Let us count the ways.

When you step into a 2016 Kia Rio, you immediately understand that we don't name our cars after parties, but that the Rio evokes the place where the fun happens, like Rio de Janeiro. The Rio is small in stature abut large in performance for a subcompact, with 134 HP as compared to the 2016 Fiesta's lowly 120 HP. And the 2016 Rio has more size on the inside for passengers at 88.4 cubic feet to the Fiesta's 85.1 cubic feet, while also providing superior curb-to-curb handling, with a 33.5-foot turning circle that outflanks the Fiesta's 34.4 feet. Now if we told you that the Rio had superior power, handling and space when compared with the Fiesta, would you think it was more affordable than the Fiesta? Well, it is at Friendly Kia with our available VIP Pricing, with a starting price of $12,365.

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2016 Kia Rio Vs. 2016 Ford Fiesta
$12,365 (Friendly Kia VIP) Price $13,360 (The Competition)
27, 37 MPG (city, highway) 27, 37
134 HP 120
138 / 49.8 Hatchback HP / Cargo Room (cubic feet) 120 / 25.4
88.4 Passenger Room (cubic feet) 85.1
33.5 Curb-to-Curb Turning Circle (feet) 34.4
10-yr, 100k-mile limited powertrain Warranty Coverage 5-yr/60k-mile limited powertrain

Party with the Kia Rio in the Tampa Clearwater St. Petersburg Area

Now that you've seen this is the ultimate fun car for the city, let's not forget to mention the 2016 Kia Rio's 27 mpg city, 37 mpg highway, so when you pile in your friends on the weekends for trips to the club or the movies, you're saving in style. On the inside there's even more to recommend the 2016 Rio, such as available heated front seats and a seven-inch touchscreen in top-line SX trim levels with touchscreen navigation to make sure you always make it to your destination on time – because if you're late, how will anybody ever see what you're driving?

Besides the edge the 2016 Kia Rio has in power and size, we also offer also a hatchback model option – the 2016 Kia Rio 5-Door - with 130 HP and 49.8 cubic feet of cargo, which easily tops the 2016 Fiesta hatchback's 120 HP and 25.4 cubic feet of cargo room. So come test drive a Kia Rio model (standard or hatchback models) at Friendly Kia, 5819 US Highway 19 in New Port Richey, FL. We also serve the Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg area, as well as Trinity, Tarpon Springs and Spring Hill. If you plan on purchasing a new or used car, please take advantage of our trade-in policy and our exclusive partnership with Kelley Blue Book KBB.com's Trade-In Marketplace/Buying Center.

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