Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Corolla than the Kia Rio, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Kia Rio will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Corolla.
With the Toyota Corolla you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Kia Rio, due to its tank size and 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Kia Rio will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Corolla. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Kia Rio and the Toyota Corolla have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Kia Rio is much slimmer than the Toyota Corolla, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Kia Rio, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Corolla.
With similar torque, the Kia Rio and the Toyota Corolla do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.
The Kia Rio has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Corolla, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Kia Rio and the Toyota Corolla.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Kia Rio and the Toyota Corolla. The Kia Rio has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Toyota Corolla.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Rio than that of the Toyota Corolla.
Compare the 2014 Kia Rio and the 2014 Toyota Corolla.
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MSRP*: $13,900 - $17,900
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MSRP*: $16,800 - $21,300
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.90%||As low as 1.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 0.02%|
|City MPG:||27||28 - 30|
|Highway MPG:||37||37 - 42|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||5 years/60,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$13,646 - $17,088||$15,876 - $19,722|
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