Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Dodge Dart than the Kia Rio. The Kia Rio will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Dodge Dart.
With the Dodge Dart you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Kia Rio, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Dodge Dart is somewhat more expensive than the Kia Rio. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Dodge Dart is much higher than that for the Kia Rio.
Since the Dodge Dart is much wider than the Kia Rio, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Dodge Dart, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Kia Rio.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Dodge Dart does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Kia Rio.
When it comes to horsepower, the Dodge Dart is somewhat more powerful than the Kia Rio.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Dodge Dart and the Kia Rio.
The basic warranty of the Dodge Dart is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Rio.
Compare the 2014 Dodge Dart and the 2013 Kia Rio.
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MSRP*: $15,995 - $22,995
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MSRP*: $13,600 - $17,700
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||--|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 1.37%||As low as 7.44%|
|City MPG:||22 - 28||28 - 29|
|Highway MPG:||35 - 41||36 - 37|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||5 years/60,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$15,974 - $22,364||$13,340 - $16,870|
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