2016 Kia Rio vs. 2016 Ford Fiesta

It looks like we're in the partying mood here, with a comparison of the 2016 Kia Rio vs. 2016 Ford Fiesta, both subcompacts with fun names that are entirely accurate – these are fun rides for a breezy, easy night on the town with your closest friends. So we'll break down which of these compacts come loaded with the superior mix of features, fuel economy, and technology.

Most available Ford Fiestas come with 120 HP, which is a serious lack of performance – be it ponies or torque – even in the subcompact class. The 2016 Kia Rio has 15 percent more oomph when you shoot off the blocks, and it also has an easier time fitting into crowded city streets downtown, with the ability to perform a curb-to-curb turn in an astonishing 33.5 feet, which tops the 2016 Fiesta's 34.4 feet. Get in a 2016 Rio and you not only get to where you need to go with more power, but you'll also beat out your friend in the Fiesta for that coveted spot closest to the theater.

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2016 Kia Rio Vs. 2016 Ford Fiesta
27, 38 MPG (city, highway) 28, 36
138 HP 120
1.6L inline 4-cylinder Engine Specs 1.6L 4-cylinder
88.4 Passenger Room (cubic feet) 85.1
33.5 Curb-to-Curb Turning Circle (feet) 34.4
15, 16, 17 Wheel Sizes Available (inches) 15, 16

Take the Party to the Road with a Rio in Wichita Falls TX

To augment this power/handling edge the 2016 Kia Rio has, you also will get slightly better fuel economy with 27 mpg city, 38 mpg highway as opposed to the 2016 Fiesta's 28 mpg city, 36 mpg highway. And the value of the 2016 Rio doesn't stop there, either – you also get more years of warranty coverage than you do with the 2016 Fiesta, to the tune of 10 years of limited powertrain coverage and five years for bumper-to-bumper, which drubs the 2016 Fiesta's five years of powertrain coverage and three for bumper-to-bumper. And while you're enjoying the advantages in power and savings of the 2016 Rio, you also can spread the love to your passengers, who have 3.3 cubic feet more space to stretch out in than in a Fiesta.

The 2106 Kia Rio is a subcompact by vehicle type, but it's filled to the brim with fun style and value, including its available voice-command navigation in the SX trim level. But don't just sit there - come see for yourself at Patterson Kia of Wichita Falls. We're 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 model today.

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