Hyundai Elantra vs Kia Rio Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2022 Hyundai Elantra Limited FWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Hyundai Elantra
Limited FWD
MSRP
$25,600
Invoice
$24,590
Average Price Paid
$25,600
166 listings nationwide

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2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD
MSRP
$16,050
Invoice
$15,576
Average Price Paid
$16,318
156 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2022 Hyundai Elantra
Limited FWD
Fair Price
$26,639
Good Price
$25,015
Great Price
$24,086
2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD
Fair Price
$17,052
Good Price
$15,681
Great Price
$14,897

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Hyundai Elantra
Limited FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,671
2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$17,558
11 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2022 Hyundai Elantra
Limited FWD
No Expert Reviews
2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

Not all that long ago, Kia was known as a budget brand that made throwaway cars, but that has changed drastically over the years. The brand is now known for making value-packed vehicle...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2022 Hyundai Elantra
Limited FWD
No User Reviews
2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD
LOUDSILENCE T.V writes:
Best ever
LOUDSILENCE T.V writes:
10

Specs

2022 Hyundai Elantra
Limited FWD
2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
31 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
41 MPG
41 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 11.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
120 hp @ 6,300 RPM
Torque
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
112 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
11.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.19 in x 3.82 in
2.98 in x 3.5 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 38 in 33.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.2 cu ft 13.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,133 lbs --
Exterior
Length 184.1 in 172.6 in
Width 71.9 in 67.9 in
Height 55.7 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 101.6 in

Available Options

2022 Hyundai Elantra
Limited FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Calypso Red
  • Electric Shadow
  • Fluid Metal
  • Intense Blue
  • Lava Orange
  • PORTOFINO Gray
  • Phantom Black
  • Quartz White
  • Scarlet Red Pearl
  • Shimmering Silver Pearl
2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Clear White
  • Silky Silver

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