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

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD
MSRP
$16,050
Invoice
$15,576
Average Price Paid
$16,245
25 listings nationwide

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2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$24,700
Invoice
$23,423
Average Price Paid
$25,137
467 listings nationwide

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

2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD
Fair Price
$17,206
Good Price
$15,931
Great Price
$15,201
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Fair Price
$26,463
Good Price
$24,874
Great Price
$23,966

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$18,122
28 listings nationwide

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2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,174
11 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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...

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

According to Honda, 75 percent of Civic owners return in the future to buy another one of the company’s vehicles. That represents a significant opportunity, and it makes the redesigned...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5

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

2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD
LOUDSILENCE T.V writes:
Best ever
LOUDSILENCE T.V writes:
10
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
33 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
41 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
120 hp @ 6,300 RPM
180 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
112 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
177 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
10.3:1
Displacement
1,600 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.98 in x 3.5 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Rear Side Airbags -- Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 33.5 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.7 cu ft 14.8 cu ft
Exterior
Length 172.6 in 184 in
Width 67.9 in 70.9 in
Height 57.1 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 101.6 in 107.7 in

Available Options

2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Clear White
  • Silky Silver
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Meteorite Gray Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Morning Mist Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red
  • Sonic Gray Pearl
  • Valencia Red Pearl

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