Kia Rio vs Kia Rio5 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

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

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2021 Kia Rio5
S Hatchback FWD
MSRP
$16,990
Invoice
$16,489
Average Price Paid
$16,990
121 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
$17,052
Good Price
$15,681
Great Price
$14,897
2021 Kia Rio5
S Hatchback FWD
Fair Price
$17,377
Good Price
$16,699
Great Price
$16,311

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$17,549
11 listings nationwide

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2021 Kia Rio5
S Hatchback FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$18,559
7 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...

2021 Kia Rio5
S Hatchback FWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

Hatchbacks are a dying breed in the United States, as evidenced by the fact that there are just a few new-car options available today. Kia isn’t one to be dissuaded by the evidence, ho...

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
2021 Kia Rio5
S Hatchback FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD
2021 Kia Rio5
S Hatchback FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
33 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
41 MPG
41 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 11.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
120 hp @ 6,300 RPM
120 hp @ 6,300 RPM
Torque
112 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
112 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
11.2:1
Displacement
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.98 in x 3.5 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
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 42.1 in
Back Legroom 33.5 in 33.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.7 cu ft 17.4 cu ft
Exterior
Length 172.6 in 160 in
Width 67.9 in 67.9 in
Height 57.1 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 101.6 in 101.6 in

Available Options

2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Clear White
  • Silky Silver
2021 Kia Rio5
S Hatchback FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Clear White
  • Currant Red
  • Silky Silver
  • Sporty Blue
  • Steel Gray

Option Packages

  • Technology Package

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