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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2020 Kia Rio LX FWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Kia Rio
LX FWD
MSRP
$15,750
Invoice
$15,286
Average Price Paid
$15,834
677 listings nationwide

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2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
MSRP
$23,500
Invoice
$21,831
Average Price Paid
$22,097
87 listings nationwide

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

2020 Kia Rio
LX FWD
Fair Price
$16,748
Good Price
$15,373
Great Price
$14,587
2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
Fair Price
$22,598
Good Price
$21,550
Great Price
$20,952

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Kia Rio
LX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,919
2 listings nationwide

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2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,184

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Kia Rio
LX FWD
No Expert Reviews
2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

For the last several decades, the Honda Civic has maintained a major presence on American roads. The current tenth-generation model arrived for 2016, and it received a facelift in 2019...

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

2020 Kia Rio
LX FWD
No User Reviews
2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
writes:
Good A-to-B car, has lots of room for the segment, decent power. Not very exciting, but makes a terrific da...
Family Car Ranked 2020 Hyundai Veloster N FWD worse.
"More space, has 4-doors, softer ride."
Value Ranked 2020 Hyundai Veloster N FWD better.
"A lot of technology and research geared toward better sports performance makes it more valuable. It has an LSD, dynamic exhaust, dynamic suspension, a better sound system, better infotainment, better aerodynamics, bigger brakes, the list goes on. They’re definitely for a sportier drive but I like that because that’s what I was looking for. "

Specs

2020 Kia Rio
LX FWD
2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
33 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
41 MPG
40 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
120 hp @ 6,300 RPM
174 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
112 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
10.6:1
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 Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 33.5 in 35.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.7 cu ft 11.9 cu ft
Exterior
Length 172.6 in 177.3 in
Width 67.9 in 70.9 in
Height 57.1 in 54.9 in
Wheelbase 101.6 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2020 Kia Rio
LX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Clear White
  • Silky Silver
2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD

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