Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Focus than the Kia Rio. The Kia Rio will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Ford Focus.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Focus as you will with the Kia Rio, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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 Ford Focus 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 Ford Focus and the Kia Rio have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Ford Focus is much wider than the Kia Rio, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Ford Focus, which is slightly longer than the Kia Rio.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Ford Focus transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Kia Rio.
The Ford Focus has a larger turning radius than the Kia Rio, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Focus 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 Ford Focus and the Kia Rio. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Ford Focus as you will in the Kia Rio.
The basic warranty of the Ford Focus is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Rio.
Compare the 2014 Ford Focus and the 2014 Kia Rio.
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MSRP*: $16,810 - $23,565
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MSRP*: $13,900 - $17,900
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Up to $500|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 1.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 5.63%||--|
|City MPG:||26 - 27||27|
|Highway MPG:||36 - 37||--|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||5 years/60,000 miles|
|Overall Safety Rating
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|Side Crash Rating
|Invoice*:||$15,843 - $21,975||$13,646 - $17,088|
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