Ford Fiesta vs. Kia Rio

What Makes the Ford Fiesta Stand Apart from the Competition in Chicago?

The Ford Fiesta is a smart choice for Chicago-area drivers, given its compact size and fuel-efficient nature. Here at Fox Ford, we're like the fact that the Fiesta offers multiple engine options, trim levels and standard and available features, because that makes it easier for you to find the exact car to suit your needs. While the Kia Rio can be considered a rival to the Fiesta, and both vehicles offer sedan and hatchback options, we believe that there are several noteworthy differences between the two.

Ford Fiesta vs. Kia Rio

  • The Fiesta boasts a lower MSRP, so you can spring for a few more options without worrying about breaking the bank. Since both vehicles average the same fuel economy, the Fiesta's larger fuel capacity lets you go longer between fill-ups -- which really pays off in the long run.
  • Because both vehicles are focused on fuel efficiency, one major differentiator is the availability of engine options -- and here, the Fiesta is a definite winner. The Rio offers you a "choice" of one engine, while the Fiesta features three: standard 1.6-liter inline 4, an available 1.0-liter Ecoboost® and a 1.6-liter Ecoboost® that is only available for the ST trim.
  • Speaking of trim levels, the Fiesta offers more variety than the Kia. The Kia is limited to two sedan options and three hatchback choices, while the 2017 Ford Fiesta gives you a range of three sedan models and four hatchbacks.
  • WithApple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, available SiriusXM radio and exclusive SYNC® 3 and SYNC AppLink®, the 2017 Ford Fiesta features the state-of-the-art technology that you want to enjoy.
  • The Fiesta bests the Rio in several safety ratings, outperforming the import in Side Barrier Rating, Side Barrier Rating Driver and Combined Side Rating Front Seat tests.

To find out more about the Ford Fiesta, contact Fox Ford. We're committed to providing excellent service to drivers from the greater Chicago, Lincoln Park, Logan Square, Lakeview and Bucktown areas.

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