Kia Rio vs Toyota Corolla 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
$16,142
21 listings nationwide

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2022 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
MSRP
$20,075
Invoice
$18,971
Average Price Paid
$20,075
17 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
$16,945
Good Price
$15,810
Great Price
$15,160
2022 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
Fair Price
$21,094
Good Price
$19,611
Great Price
$18,763

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$18,071
28 listings nationwide

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2022 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,848
2 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 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
No Expert Reviews

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 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD
2022 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
33 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
41 MPG
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
120 hp @ 6,300 RPM
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Torque
112 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
10.7:1
Displacement
1,600 cc
1,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.98 in x 3.5 in
3.17 in x 3.48 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
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
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 in
Back Legroom 33.5 in 34.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.7 cu ft 13.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 825 lbs
Exterior
Length 172.6 in 182.3 in
Width 67.9 in 70.1 in
Height 57.1 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 101.6 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2021 Kia Rio
LX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Clear White
  • Silky Silver
2022 Toyota Corolla
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Celestite
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • White

Option Packages

  • Preferred Accessory PKG W/All-Weather Liner (TMS)
  • Preferred Accessory Package W/Carpet Mats (TMS)

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