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2020 Honda Fit vs. 2021 Kia Rio Review

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$16,190 to $20,620
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Invoice* $15,764 to $20,057 $16,489
MPG - City 29 - 33 33
MPG - Hwy 36 - 40 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Fit than the Kia Rio. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Honda Fit and the Kia Rio in the front seats.

With the Kia Rio you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Honda Fit, 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). The Honda Fit 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 Honda Fit and the Kia Rio have similar Destination Charges.

The Honda Fit is a little narrower than the Kia Rio, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Honda Fit takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia Rio.

With similar torque, the Honda Fit and the Kia Rio do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

The Honda Fit 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 Honda Fit 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 Honda Fit and the Kia Rio. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Honda Fit will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Kia Rio.

The basic warranty of the Honda Fit is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Rio.