2016 Kia Optima vs 2016 Kia Forte vs 2016 Kia Rio Patterson Kia
  2016 Kia Optima 2016 Kia Forte 2016 Kia Rio
MPG 25 city, 37 highway  26 city, 39 highway 27 city, 38 highway
HP 185 base, 245 top 145 base, 173 top 138
Model Options 5 2 3
Passenger Room 104.8 cubic feet 95 cubic feet 88.4 cubic feet
Weight (base) 3,219 pounds 2,804 pounds 2,656 pounds

2016 Kia Optima vs. 2016 Kia Forte vs. 2016 Kia Rio

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All Kia cars are built for fun and functionality; that's a given. But if you're looking at the 2016 Kia Optima vs. 2016 Kia Forte vs. 2016 Kia Rio to see which best suits your needs, then we are here to help you make that decision and drive off the lot with maximum satisfaction.

The Kia Optima is the best-known model, and the midsize sedan wins awards like KBB.com 2016 Best Buy as easily as it picks up passengers or stars in commercials with NBA star Blake Griffin. The 2016 Optima has improved interior room from 2015 models to a sizable 104.8 cubic feet and still has supreme fuel economy for a sedan in its class with 25 mpg city, 37 mpg highway in base models and a peak of 28 mpg city, 39 mpg highway in its new-for-2016 model, the turbocharged LX 1.6T.

The 2016 Kia Forte is almost a hidden gem, considering how much power and fun it packs into such a small and affordable frame. Check this out: The compact 2016 Forte gets elite fuel economy at 26 mpg city, 39 mpg highway in base LX models and tops out at 173 HP in top-line EX models, but it also handles passenger needs better than most vehicles. Consider the Forte's available seating climate control options, such as heated front and rear seats, as well as a cooling glove box in top-line models, and you can have it all with this compact.

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Finally, we have the 2016 Kia Rio, a subcompact that hugs curves and fits into small parking spaces due to its superior handling and excellent 33.5-foot curb-to-curb turning circle. It also gets top-notch fuel economy at 27 mpg city, 38 mpg highway. It's a nice car for young couples or students, or anyone who is young at heart.

And all of these Kia cars have available UVO eServices with voice-command navigation in certain models. Plus, you can buy with confidence knowing Kia cars come with an industry-leading 10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty. So take your pick: The 2016 Optima has the most size and thunder underneath the hood; the 2016 Forte has a lot packed into a small vehicle and provides nice versatility; and the 2016 Rio has the best handling matched with the most lightweight construction and typically the most affordable price.

We have all of these models at Patterson Kia of Wichita Falls, which is located at 2910 Old Jacksboro Highway in Wichita Falls TX, and we would love for you to visit us on the lot or take a look at our inventory online. For more information please call us at (877) 763-7209 or come see us in person to see our inventory and test drive a Kia today.

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