Comparison - Kia Rio S 2019 - vs - Subaru Legacy Touring XT 2020

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
16,100
Updated: 
05 Dec 2018
$
35,895
Updated: 
26 Aug 2019
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
11.90gals
18.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Clear White
#FFFFFF
Deep Sea Blue
#3536F2
Phantom Gray
#484F5E
Aurora Black
#000000
Silky Silver
#DCDCDC
Currant Red
#F21A27
Color: 
Magnetite Gray Metallic
#2F2F2F
Crystal White Pearl
#FFFFFF
Crimson Red Pearl
#9B0000
Crystal Black Silica
#000000
Abyss Blue Pearl
#2B4566

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 2020 Subaru Legacy sedan is a stellar value with impressive tech.

Pros
Stellar value
Standard active safety features
All-wheel drive across the range
Big, 11.6-inch touchscreen
Good interior space

Cons
Evolutionary style
Turbo-4 is spendy...
...and its mileage sinks
Nearly sporty

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Redesigned and more refined for 2020.Bigger touchscreen.New turbocharged engine option,Start of the seventh Legacy generation.

Pros
Standard all-wheel drive for excellent wet-weather traction
Good outward visibility
Standard active driver assist features
Turbocharged engine provides robust power

Cons
CVT automatic can sometimes feel unrefined

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
28.00mpg
24.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
37.00mpg
32.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Flat
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.60L
2.40L
Torque: 
119ft-lbs
at 4 850rpm
277ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
Horsepower: 
130hp
at 6 300rpm
260hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
33.50Feet
36.80Feet

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
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
172.60in
190.60in
Width: 
67.90in
72.40in
Height: 
57.10in
59.10in
Ground Clearance: 
5.50in
Wheel Base: 
101.60in
108.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.90
37.30
Rear Head Room: 
37.40
37.20
Front Leg Room: 
42.10in
42.80in
Rear leg room: 
33.50in
39.50in
Front Hip Room: 
52.90in
55.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.10in
58.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
52.40in
54.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
53.30in
57.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
15.10cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
13.70cu.ft
15.10cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
2714.00lbs
3790.00lbs

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
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows

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
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Premium Leather
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Multi-Level Heating

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
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Air Conditioning
Dual Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn Signal In 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
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
12 Total Speakers
576 Watts Stereo Output

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
15 X 5.5 In.
18 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
185.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R15
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50

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
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
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
Post-Collision Safety System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Cornering Lights
Turn Signal Mirrors
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
S Technology Package
Tech Package 2
Cargo Package
Standard Model
Popular Package #2
Exterior Options: 
Rear Bumper Applique (Clear)
Mud Guards
Paint Protection Package
Trunk Spoiler - Magnetite Gray Metallic
Body Side Molding - Abyss Blue Pearl
Door Edge Guards - Magnetite Gray Metallic
Door Edge Guards - Crystal Black Silica
Body Side Molding - Abyss Blue Pearl
Wheel Locks - Alloy
Rear Bumper Applique
Body Side Molding - Magnetite Gray Metallic
Trunk Spoiler - Crystal Black Silica
Door Edge Guards - Crimson Red Pearl
Door Edge Guards - Crystal White Pearl
Body Side Molding - Crystal Black Silica
Trunk Spoiler - Crystal White Pearl
Trunk Spoiler - Abyss Blue Pearl
Chrome Side Window Deflectors
Moonroof Air Deflector
Splash Guads
Door Scuff Protectors
Body Side Molding - Crimson Red Pearl
Door Edge Guards - Abyss Blue Pearl
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror W/Approach Lighting
Trunk Spoiler - Crimson Red Preal
Interior Options: 
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Cargo Mat
Auto-Dimming Rear View Mirror With Homelink And Compass
Carpet Floor Mats
Rear Bumper Protector Mat
Trunk Cargo Hook
Ash Tray - Silver
Wireless Charger
Woodgrain Interior Trim Kit
LED Upgrade - Dome Light
Cargo Organizer
Cargo Net
Rear Seat Cover
Remote Engine Starter - Push Start
Rear Seatback Protector
Sunshade
Footwell Illumination Kit
Cargo Tray
Ash Tray Holder
All-Weather Floor Liners
Ash Tray - Black

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Tricot Cloth, cloth
#000000
Gray Tricot Cloth, cloth
#828282
Color: 
Tan Nappa, premium leather
#754E3D