2017 Kia Rio 5-Door vs. 2017 Nissan Versa Note

The 2017 Kia Rio 5-Door and the 2017 Nissan Versa Note are two compact hatchbacks with sleek handling, room for cargo in back, and fine fuel economy. But which one has the performance and the cargo room to create separation and be the top vehicle? The 2017 Rio 5-Door, as we will demonstrate, is a vastly more powerful, and more cargo-ready vehicle, and at a much lower price, than the 2017 Versa Note.

The 2017 Nissan Versa Note has room for up to 38.3 cubic feet of cargo, but the 2017 Rio 5-Door ups the ante more than 20 percent with 49.8 cubic feet for cargo. The 2017 Rio 5-Door also can be yours for a little over $12,000 with the Friendly Kia VIP Price, while the competition is asking for more than $16,000 for the 2017 Versa Note.

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2017 Kia Rio 5-Door Vs. 2017 Nissan Versa Note
$12,065 (Friendly Kia VIP) Price $16,680 (The Competition)
138 Horsepower 109
49.8 Cargo Room (cubic feet) 38.3
7 Max. Touchscreen Size (inches) 5.8
15 and 17 inches Wheel Sizes Available 15 and 16 inches
6 Max. # of Speakers 4
Yes Standard Rear Spoiler? No, only in one trim level
10 years or 100,000 miles Warranty Coverage: Limited Powertrain 5 years or 60,000 miles
5 years or 60,000 miles Warranty Coverage: Bumper-to-Bumper 3 years or 36,000 miles

Find a Surprisingly Powerful Hatchback in the 2017 Kia Rio 5-Door, at Friendly Kia!

So far we've seen you can have more room for gear for a road trip or a family outing with the 2017 Kia Rio 5-Door, and you also save money on this hatchback. But it also comes with a significant upgrade in horsepower with 138 HP, which dwarfs the 2017 Nissan Versa Note's puny 109 HP. You also have a wider variety of technology and audio choices with the 2017 Rio 5-Door, such as available six-speaker audio, and an available seven-inch touchscreen, while the Versa Note starts at four speakers in its base trim and stays there, with 5.8 inches the largest possible screen.

Get more power, more room for your bags and items, and better tech options with the 2017 Kia Rio 5-Door! You can also save as many as a couple thousand dollars on the 2017 Kia Rio 5-Door vs. our competition's 2017 Versa Note hatchback 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 Brooksville, Trinity, Tarpon Springs and Spring Hill. Please call us at (877) 544-6706 or visit us on the lot so we can set you up with a test drive today. 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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