2017 Ford Fiesta vs 2017 Kia Rio

The 2017 Ford Fiesta may be the smallest model in the Ford lineup but, as the old saying goes, sometimes the best things come in small packages. Thanks to the new Ford Fiesta’s affordability, fuel efficient lower trims, performance-oriented Fiesta ST trim and fun-to-drive nature unlike any other on the market, you can’t go wrong with the 2017 Fiesta.

It can be easy to overlook the 2017 Ford Fiesta due to its size, but that would be a mistake. There’s a surprising amount of space inside the new Fiesta’s small frame, and with four 2017 Fiesta trims to choose from, there’s a new Ford Fiesta for everyone. It even has everything it needs to outmatch its competition. To see what we mean, let’s see how the new Fiesta compares to the new Kia Rio in a 2017 Ford Fiesta versus 2017 Kia Rio model comparison.

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2017 Ford Fiesta VS 2017 Kia Rio
$14,535 Starting Price $15,060
27/35 MPG City/Highway Gas Mileage 27/36 MPG
Available A/C w/Climate Control Not Available
Available Parking Assistance Not Available

What are the Advantages of the 2017 Ford Fiesta?

There’s one big advantage of the 2017 Ford Fiesta that probably jumped out at you right away. Not only do you get more features and better performance from the new Ford Fiesta, you’re paying less than you would if you choose the 2017 Kia Rio. In fact, you’re paying over $500 less for the new Fiesta than you would for the new Kia Rio.

Next we come to the main battle of the subcompact sedan class – fuel efficiency. And, as you can see in the table, neither of these models disappoint in terms of gas mileage. In fact, both the 2017 Ford Fiesta and the 2017 Kia Rio get 27 city miles per gallon, while the new Rio gets 36 highway miles per gallon to the new Fiesta’s 35 highway miles per gallon. Where the new Ford Fiesta really comes out on top is in its list of available features. The 2017 Fiesta comes with available air conditioning with climate control and parking assistance, which are just two examples of features offered on the new Fiesta that aren’t available on the new Kia Rio.

For more on the 2017 Ford Fiesta, please contact our friendly Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.

2017 Ford Fiesta front interior instrument cluster
2017 Ford Fiesta front interior driver dash and display audio
2017 Ford Fiesta front interior passenger space
2017 Ford Fiesta and 2017 Ford Fiesta Hatchback exterior

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