2018 Kia Rio 5 Door Vs. 2018 Fiat 500

comparison between the 2018 Kia Rio Hatchback Vs. 2018 Fiat 500

When it comes to getting the most out of urban travel, subcompact hatchbacks let you do it all. Brimming with personality, these vehicles show you that big things really do come in small packages. Subcompact hatchbacks are great for carrying cargo as well as passengers, often impressing and delighting with the urban-friendly technology on board. Also, they’re efficient – usually seeing over 30 miles per gallon. Simply put, they’re the perfect vehicle for navigating the dense urban jungle.

The Kia Rio 5-Door is an impressive car that has been lauded for its style (with J.D. Power’s APEAL award) and was named one of the 10 Best Vehicles for Hispanic Families. The Rio Hatchback combines Kia’s aesthetics with a capable body-style, fuel-efficient engine and impressive standard technology list. Today, we’re matching it up with the micro-car by Fiat, the 500. Let’s see how they fare:

2018 Kia Rio 5-Door


2018 Fiat 500

32 combined MPG Standard fuel efficiency 30 combined MPG
6-speed manual Base transmission 5-speed manual
5 passengers Seating for 4 passengers
42.1 inches/33.5 inches Legroom (front/rear) 40.7 inches/31.7 inches
17.4 cubic feet/32.8 cubic feet Cargo volume (seats up/folded) 9.5 cubic feet/30.1 cubic feet
5 years/60,000 miles Bumper-to-bumper limited warranty 3 years/36,000 miles
$14,200 MSRP starts at $16,245

The 2018 Kia Rio 5-Door Offers Unrivaled Value in the Subcompact Class

With over 30 cubic feet of space, room for 5 passengers and a superior warranty, the 2018 Kia Rio Hatchback proves its supremacy over the micro Fiat 500. Not only does the 2018 Kia Rio 5-Door provide a better warranty, however, it’s also made by Kia, who took home top honors among mass-market brands in J.D. Power’s Initial Quality Study.

The Kia Rio 5-Door is a fun, safe and reliable daily-driver from Kia, whose track record for reliability and safety is internationally-recognized. It’s also gives you better fuel economy and a larger gas tank, ensuring a longer time between stop on road trips.

At Friendly Kia, we are constantly getting new 2018 Kia Rio 5-Door models in our inventory. As Tampa Bay’s best-stocked and lowest-priced dealership, you’re likely to find the 2018 Kia Rio 5-Door model in the configuration and color you want and get it for the best price.

This year, we were named to Kia’s President’s Club – a high honor given only to 30 Kia dealerships nationwide that recognizes exceptional customer satisfaction. Stop by today and see why being Friendly makes all the difference.