2018 Kia Rio vs. 2018 Toyota Yaris

The 2018 Kia Rio is an excellent compact vehicle, with a lot to offer in terms of technology and safety features. However, it's not without its rivals. One of the more well-known competitors is the 2018 Toyota Yaris, one of the subcompacts belonging to Toyota. These two vehicles are very similar in both size and features, and so choosing between them can be quite difficult!

Thankfully, we at Lexington Toyota know how important making an informed decision can be, especially when you're looking at a large investment in a new vehicle. So, we've done research on both the 2018 Toyota Yaris and the 2018 Kia Rio to make it a little easier. Come find out which of these vehicles is the right one for your needs!

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2018 Kia Rio VS 2018 Toyota Yaris
$13,900 Starting MSRP $15,635
130 HP Maximum Available Horsepower 106 Hp
UVO eServices Infotainment System and AM/FM/MP3/SiriusXM® Audio System Available Infotainment Entune™ Audio Plus with Connected Navigation App and SiriusXM® Satellite Radio

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As you can see, the 2018 Kia Rio and the 2018 Toyota Yaris are very close when it comes to price, power, and features. However, in terms of price and total maximum horsepower, the 2018 Kia Rio pulls ahead of the Toyota Yaris. It gives more power and equal infotainment for a lower price point, which makes it the better deal overall.

In addition to this, the 2018 Kia Rio has a wealth of safety features specific to the Kia brand. Some of these features include aspects of the Kia Drive Wise® safety suite like the Forward Collision Warning System and Electronic Brake-Force Distribution System. Both of these features and many others in the suite are designed to help reduce the risk of collisions or to lower the damage and injury in the event of a collision.

If you'd like to see more of the 2018 Kia Rio or experience its features for yourself, contact us at Matt Castrucci Kia today!

2018 Kia Rio Specs and Release Date

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