Comparison - Kia Rio S 2019 - vs - Chevrolet Cruze LT 2018

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
16,100
Updated: 
05 Dec 2018
25,395
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
11.90gals
13.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Clear White
#FFFFFF
Deep Sea Blue
#3536F2
Phantom Gray
#484F5E
Aurora Black
#000000
Silky Silver
#DCDCDC
Currant Red
#F21A27
Color: 
CAJUN RED TINTCOAT
#B80125
GRAPHITE METALLIC
#45545B
PEPPERDUST METALLIC
#9A9388
ARCTIC BLUE METALLIC
#9DADBA
MOSAIC BLACK METALLIC
#100F11
SUMMIT WHITE
#DBE6E9
SILVER ICE METALLIC
#C4CDD4
SATIN STEEL METALLIC
#74797C
RED HOT
#C50101
KINETIC BLUE METALLIC
#0261AC

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Kia Rio gives used cars a run for their money with its great warranty, good ride, safety tech, and spacious interior.

Pros
Great safety scores
Good value
Quality ride and handling
Spacious interior

Cons
Slim options
Base Rios lack active safety tech
Fuel efficiency could be better
Manual transmission dropped

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Kia Rio Sedan comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic.Base-level LX gets automatic transmission as standard.Midlevel S gets Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard.Top-level EX trim removed from lineup

Pros
Sporty handling makes it entertaining to drive
Solid build quality for such a price-conscious car
Long warranty coverage for peace of mind

Cons
Standard equipment is a bit bare-bones
No telescoping steering wheel available
Sedan has subpar cargo space
Feature-laden Touring trim sacrifices fuel efficiency

By: 
edmunds.com

Pros
Solid build,
compliant ride,
spacious front seat.

Cons
Manual transmission limited to base trim,
dearth of rear legroom,
no navigation option.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2018 Chevy Cruze offers lots of compelling reasons to select it, but we’d like to see more safety tech on its standard equipment roster.

Pros
Versatile sedan and hatchback options
Comfy interior with lots of standard tech
Optional turbodiesel is compelling
Refined feel

Cons
Limited safety tech
Diesel is a pricey option
Automatic can be indecisive
Not particularly sporty

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze ranked #7 in Compact Cars. Currently the Chevrolet Cruze has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 35 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Impressive infotainment system and standard features list
Outstanding fuel economy
Spacious seats and trunk
Quiet, comfortable ride

Cons
Sluggish acceleration
Can't deactivate engine stop-start system

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze is a compact sedan or hatchback.Our recommended trim, the LT, steps up to 16-inch alloy wheels, upgraded headlights with LED running lights, heated mirrors, cruise control, steering-wheel-mounted phone and audio controls, a rear center armrest with cupholders, and a six-speaker audio system with satellite radio. Hatchback models also get a cargo cover and rear spoiler.

PROS
Feels sporty and planted around turns
Touchscreen interface is easy to use
Available diesel-powered engine for high fuel economy

CONS
Front seats aren't particularly comfortable
Engine stop-start cannot be disabled
Gas engine's disappointing acceleration and real-world fuel economy

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Diesel
Fuel Economy City USA: 
28.00mpg
31.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
37.00mpg
47.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Diesel

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.60L
1.60L
Torque: 
119ft-lbs
at 4 850rpm
240ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
Horsepower: 
130hp
at 6 300rpm
137hp
at 3 750rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
33.50Feet
34.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
172.60in
183.70in
Width: 
67.90in
70.50in
Height: 
57.10in
57.40in
Ground Clearance: 
5.50in
Wheel Base: 
101.60in
106.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.90
38.90
Rear Head Room: 
37.40
37.30
Front Leg Room: 
42.10in
42.00in
Rear leg room: 
33.50in
36.10in
Front Hip Room: 
52.90in
53.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.10in
54.90in
Rear Hip Room: 
52.40in
51.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
53.30in
53.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
13.70cu.ft
13.90cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
2714.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated Mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Remote Keyless Power Door Locks
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
6 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Cloth
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Cloth
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Front Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
yes
Climate Control: 
no
no
More Comfort Features: 
Air Conditioning
Dual Vanity Mirrors
Air Conditioning
Dual Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
6 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
15 X 5.5 In.
16 In
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
185.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R15
Width: 
205.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R16

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Drum Brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt

Options

Packages: 
S Technology Package
Leather Package
Driver Confidence, Sun And Sound Package
Portable Media Connectivity Package
Interior Protection Package
Exterior Options: 
Rear Bumper Applique (Clear)
Mud Guards
Paint Protection Package
Front Fog Lamp Kit
Front License Plate Bracket
17" Aluminum Wheels W/Tires
Ground Effects Package
Custom Molded Front And Rear Splash Guards
Bright Chrome Accent Grille
Wheel Locks
Flushmount Rear Spoiler
Black Bowtie
Chrome Appearance Package
Painted Body-Side Moldings
Interior Options: 
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Cargo Mat
Auto-Dimming Rear View Mirror With Homelink And Compass
Carpet Floor Mats
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Stainless Steel Door Sill Plates
Illuminated Door Sill Plates

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Tricot Cloth, cloth
#000000
Gray Tricot Cloth, cloth
#828282