2018 Kia Rio vs 2018 Ford Fiesta

Comparison image of a white 2018 Kia Rio and an orange 2018 Ford Fiesta

Are you in the market for a new compact car? Do you want a vehicle that offers great fuel economy and is still incredibly fun to drive? If the answer to both of these questions is “yes,” then you should consider checking out the 2018 Kia Rio or the 2018 Ford Fiesta. These compact cars offer excellent fuel economy output but do not sacrifice engine performance to do so. Let’s take a closer look at these two vehicles to see which of the two is the better option.

The best way to discover which of these two compact cars are the better option for you is with a one-on-one model comparison. For this comparison, we will be evaluating the base trim levels for each vehicle option. This creates a more accurate comparison and allows us to discover which model is truly the best fit for customers. Check out which vehicle is the best option for yourself today at Kia West Edmonton!

2018 Kia Rio


2018 Ford Fiesta

1.6L Inline 4-Cylinder Base Engine 1.6L Inline 4-Cylinder
130 Horsepower Engine Power 120 Horsepower
119 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 112 Pound-Feet
8.1 (City) / 6.4 (Hwy) Fuel Economy (L/100KM) 8.7 (City) / 6.7 (Hwy)

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As you can see in the table above, the 2018 Kia Rio and the 2018 Ford Fiesta are very closely matched when it comes to engine performance and fuel economy. However, though these two vehicles offer very similar performance, the 2018 Kia Rio does have the advantage in all three categories highlighted within the table. The 2018 Rio also offers several excellent features that help it to stand out from the 2018 Fiesta and other competitors within the compact vehicle marketplace. Some of the best features that customers can find on the 2018 Kia Rio include:

  • Power Sunroof
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Dual Advanced Front, Side Impact, and Side Curtain Airbags
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Vehicle Stability Management
  • Hill Assist Control
  • Smart Key with Push-Button Start
  • Many More!

Those customers who are interested in learning more about the 2018 Kia Rio can contact the staff at Kia West Edmonton to speak with our excellent sales team. Our team will be able to answer any questions you have. The staff can also set you up with a test drive of the 2018 Kia Rio as well! Visit our dealership in Edmonton, AB today!