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Kia Rio Advantages Vs. The Competition For Augusta, GA Drivers


2020 Kia Rio

Motorists who are shopping for a new subcompact car should take the time to visit our local Kia of Augusta dealership and discover the superior features found on the new 2020 Kia Rio. The new Rio is the subcompact vehicle that competes with the likes of the Hyundai Accent, Honda Fit and the Toyota Yaris. So if you’re looking for a subcompact vehicle that offers a lower starting MSRP as well as a stellar list of standard and available features, then you’ll want to test drive the new Kia Rio today!

Explore what the new Rio has to offer at our local new and used Kia Rio of Augusta dealership near Grovetown, GA. Our friendly auto sales team will happily offer you a personalized tour of this impressive Kia line. Let’s start by seeing how the Rio stacks up against the Accent.



Kia Rio vs. Hyundai Accent

Comparing Kia's & Hyundai's Similar Subcompacts

You may not expect a lot from a subcompact car, but you'd be wrong if you are in the new Kia Rio. Sure, there are some new small cars out there that are only ideal as the occasion rental car, with around 100 horsepower and a curb weight just north of a feather. But both the 2020 Kia Rio and the 2020 Hyundai Accent offer more punch and overall performance than what you might expect from a small, affordable subcompact car. We'll do a comparison to help you find the ultimate small car that is ideal for city driving, commuting, long drives and as a first new car for younger drivers.


2020 Kia Rio LX VS 2020 Hyundai Accent SEL
$15,850 Starting MSRP* $16,650
Standard Vehicle Anti-Theft System Not Available
13.7 Cubic Feet Trunk Volume 13.7 Cubic Feet
120 @ 6300 Horsepower 120 @ 6300
33 / 41 Fuel Economy City / Highway 33 / 41
Available Onboard Hands-Free Communication Not Available

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Kia Sorento Vs. Honda Fit

Which Compact Car Will It Be?

The compact car segment is quickly becoming a popular one, all in thanks to the cool features found on these vehicles. Not only can they provide you with a low starting MSRP, but they also come with an impressive amount of fuel economy and interior space. And with it comes to the forward-thinking technology safety features, the new Rio provides you with a Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist system that can automatically apply the brakes in the system anticipates an imminent frontal collision.


2020 Kia Rio LX VS 2020 Honda Fit LX
$15,850 Starting MSRP* $16,190
Standard Backup Camera Not Available
42.1 Cubic Feet Front Leg Room 41.4 Cubic Feet
120 @ 6300 Horsepower 128 @ 6600
33 / 41 Fuel Economy City / Highway 29 / 36
Available Keyless Entry Not Available

Exciting Performance From The Rio

With the new Kia Rio, you get a lively inline 4-cylinder engine that is designed to make the Rio fun to drive. And with the motor Driven Poer Steering, you’ll have more control and responsiveness behind the wheel than you’ll normally find on the competitive Honda model. Schedule a test drive with our friendly auto sales team today to see all that the Kia Rio performance features have to offer.

Test drive the new Rio at our dealership in Augusta, GA today and learn about your financing options! We're here to assist.


Kia Rio Vs. Nissan Versa For Augusta, GA Motorists

Explore Your Subcompact Options In Augusta, GA Today

The 2020 Kia Rio has arrived with a nice new design that features improvements like expanded passenger room and a bold exterior from a more confident and powerful trim from front to back. One of Rio's chief competitors in the subcompact class, the 2020 Nissan Versa, is significantly less powerful and lack's the Rio's curb appeal, plus it comes with a higher starting price.


2020 Kia Rio LX VS 2020 Nissan Versa SV
$15,850 Starting MSRP* $17,640
Standard Onboard Hands-Free Communication Not Available
89.9 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 88.9 Cubic Feet
120 @ 6300 Horsepower 122 @ 6300
33 / 41 Fuel Economy City / Highway 32 / 40
11.9 Gallons Fuel Tank Capacity 10.8 Gallons

Compare Standard Horsepower & Performance

The 2020 Kia Rio also comes with 120 HP in all of its trims, while the 2020 Versa develops a mere 109 HP in all its trims. Driving a subcompact car shouldn't mean you have to settle for substandard! Begin the process of taking home a new Kia Rio; get pre-approved for an auto loan now, then visit our dealership in Augusta, GA.


Kia Rio Vs. Toyota Yaris In Augusta, Georgia

Competitive Kia Options

There are few small cars on the road that bring the party to you, but the Kia Rio subcompact is one of them. Thanks to a combination of lightweight construction, sharp handling, cool available tech like UVO eServices and fun color options. The Toyota Yaris is also a stylish subcompact, but falls well short when it comes to its performance and price, among other things.


2020 Kia Rio LX VS 2020 Toyota Yaris LE
$15,850 Starting MSRP* $16,650
Standard Remote Trunk Release Not Available
89.9 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 86.7 Cubic Feet
120 @ 6300 Horsepower 106 @ 6300
33 / 41 Fuel Economy City / Highway 32 / 40
Standard Auto-Off Headlights Not Available

Which Small Car is Better for You?

The Kia Rio pumps out 120 horsepower, which is indeed ample for a small car, while the Yaris only manages to generate 106 HP. It's not a crazy question to wonder if the Yaris will need a boost to get over steeper hills or assistance merging into traffic or onto the highway. Contact our friendly teams of sales associates to assist you with answering your questions and helping you secure your new Kia Rio today.

MSRP excludes freight charges, tax, title, and license fees. Freight charges and actual dealer prices may vary. Vehicles displayed may contain optional equipment at additional cost.

Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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