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2014 Kia Rio 2015 Ford Fiesta
4dr Sdn Man LX
  • 4dr Sdn Man LX
  • 5dr HB Man LX
  • 4dr Sdn Auto LX
  • 5dr HB Auto LX
  • 4dr Sdn Auto EX
  • 5dr HB Auto EX
  • 4dr Sdn Auto SX
  • 5dr HB Auto SX
4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn S
  • 5dr HB S
  • 4dr Sdn SE
  • 5dr HB SE
  • 4dr Sdn Titanium
  • 5dr HB Titanium
  • 5dr HB ST


MSRP $13,900 $14,355  
Invoice $13,646 $13,817
Avg. Paid $14,724 $15,097

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.3 8.1  
Critics' Rating 8.8 9.1
Performance 7.8 8.8
Interior 8.2 8.5
Safety 8.5 7.0
Reliability 3.5 N/A

Pros & Cons

  • Roomy cabin, ample cargo space
  • Impressive acceleration
  • Numerous available features
  • Long warranty
  • Athletic handling
  • Fiesta sedan’s large trunk
  • Powerful Fiesta ST model
  • Sport-tuned trim can ride harshly
  • Fiesta hatchback’s limited cargo space
  • Cramped rear seats
  • Base model’s confusing audio controls

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual  
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Regular Unleaded I-4 1.6 L/97 Regular Unleaded I-4 1.6 L/97
MPG 27 City / 37 Hwy 27 City / 38 Hwy



Body Style Sedan Sedan  


Wheelbase(in) 101.2 98  
Length, Overall (in) 171.9 173.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.7 67.8
Height, Overall (in) 57.3 58

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional  


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2410 2578  

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard  
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard


Convenience & Comfort

Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard  
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Keyless Start Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Optional
Power Door Locks Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 5 5  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 88.4 85.1
Front Head Room (in) 40 39.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.8 42.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 52.7
Front Hip Room (in) 52.1 50.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.1
Second Leg Room (in) 31.1 31.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 49
Second Hip Room (in) 51.2 49.2
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.7 12.8


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard
Hard Disk Drive Standard

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard  

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard  


Cloth Seats Standard Standard  
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard  
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard


4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard  
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard  
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard


Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard  
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 1.6 L/97 1.6 L/97
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 138 @ 6300 120 @ 6350
Torque (Net @ RPM) 123 @ 4850 112 @ 5000
Transmission Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 33.5 34.4


Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard  
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 27 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 38 (Est)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.4 12


Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut  
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Torsion Beam


Automatic Optional  
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Optional
6-Speed Automatic Optional
Manual Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard