Available in all trim levels for both sedan and 5-door designs, the 2018 Kia Rio has been completely redesigned, adding a variety of great new features and design improvements over the 2017 model. The Rio employs a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine rated at 130 horsepower and 119 lb-ft of torque. Fuel consumption is a respectable 29 miles per gallon city/37 mpg highway, 32 mpg combined with a 6-speed manual and 28 mpg city/37 mpg highway combined with a 6-speed automatic. Inside, the Rio’s cabin offers technological features such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for the EX trim level.
The 2018 Kia Rio starts around $14,000.