2018 Kia Rio vs 2018 Hyundai Accent

Not all compact cars are compact values, as they should be. As many Kia customers already know, the 2018 Rio is a very well-rounded vehicle and it's among the best values in its class. As outlined in the 2018 Kia Rio vs 2018 Toyota Yaris iA comparison chart below, the Rio has several advantages over many of its top competitors.

First, many Kia customers choose the Rio over the Yaris iA for its next-level affordability. With a base price of only $13,900, the Rio is over $2,000 more affordable than the Yaris iA. Even better, the Rio doesn't sacrifice much for that lower price tag. As a matter of fact, it remarkably manages to do the opposite.

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2018 Kia Rio vs 2018 Hyundai Accent
$13,900 Base MSRP $15,950
130 hp, 119 lb-ft Power Ratings 106 hp, 103 lb-ft
Standard Satellite Radio N/A
10 years/100,000 mi. Drivetrain Warranty 5 years/60,000 mi.

Main Differences – 2018 Rio vs 2018 Yaris iA

Beneath its smaller price tag, the Rio is awoken by a 130-horsepower engine, which is much stronger than that of the Yaris iA. With both more horsepower and torque, the 2018 Kia Rio delivers a far more enthusiastic driving experience, which is sure to satisfy. Add standard satellite radio in that Rio—which goes completely unmatched by the Yaris iA—and enjoy cruising down the open road while blasting some party tunes.

Last but not least, the warranties of the Kia Rio heavily outperform those of the Toyota Yaris iA. With a drivetrain warranty that lasts twice as many years and nearly double the miles, as outlined in the chart above, Kia customers can ride with peace of mind much longer than those who choose Toyota.

Between its top-notch affordability, more fun-to-drive, stronger engine, unmatched satellite radio and a superior warranty, countless customers agree that the 2018 Kia Rio vs 2018 Toyota Yaris iA comparison is a decisive win for Kia.

2018 Kia Rio Red Trim Front Cabin Side View
2018 Kia Rio Back seat view of front cabin
2018 Kia Rio Meter Displays
2018 Kia Rio Steering Wheel