The 2023 Kia Rio has two trim levels: the LX and the S. Both of these trim levels are great contenders if you’re considering a 2023 Kia Rio. They’re similarly priced, both offer a great warranty from Kia, and both offer unbeatable value in terms of what you get for the price. Below, you can learn more details about the features and specifications of the 2023 Kia Rio trim levels. If you’re interested in a 2023 Kia Rio, we can help you find the right trim level at Matt Castrucci Kia in Dayton, OH.
The LX trim level is the base model, with a starting price of $16,750. Many of the features of the LX trim level are carried over to the S trim level. Some of its best features include wireless phone connectivity, USB input, and an 8-inch touchscreen display with a rear camera for reversing. Other than being high-tech, this model also boasts a fuel-efficient powertrain. It gets EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 32 mpg in the city and 41 mpg on the highway, making its combined rating a commendable 36 mpg.
Overall, we’d recommend the LX trim level if your top priority is saving money and if you’re happy with the features listed above.
The S trim level is technically the top trim level, but it starts at just $17,390, making it super affordable and not much more than the base option. It starts with the equipment offered by the LX trim level and adds Remote Keyless Entry with Trunk Release, cruise control with steering-wheel-mounted controls, 60/40 split-folding rear seats, a sliding armrest with a storage bin, driver-assist technologies, LED headlights, and more. Overall, you're getting a ton of additional features for a price that’s only slightly more and still well below $20,000, which is a fantastic budget to set for a new vehicle these days.
We’d recommend the S trim level if you’re interested in trying out the latest automotive technologies and convenient features.