Comparison - MG ZS Exclusive 2019 - vs - Kia Rio EX 2018

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
£
18,340
Updated: 
27 Dec 2018
18,400
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
Car
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
12.60gals
11.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Arctic white
#FFFFFF
Black Pearl
#05171D
Laser blue
#0348B8
Cosmic silver
#97999B
Spiced orange
#C3622E
Dynamic red
#DA291C
Color: 
Currant Red
#840C0B
Aurora Black
#141414
Deep Sea Blue
#32629B
Phantom Gray
#6C727E
Silky Silver
#DCDCDC
Clear White
#FCFCFC

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

New-car buyers seeking the comforts of a factory warranty can be limited in budget picks. The 2018 Kia Rio does many little things right for not a lot of cash.

Pros
Quieter cabin
Composed ride compared to outgoing model
Cleaner lines, especially on hatchback

Cons
Pricey for its class
Base version isn’t well-equipped
Tapped and sapped at highway speeds
Conservative style

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Kia Rio ranked #2 in Subcompact Cars. Currently the Kia Rio has a score of 8.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 10 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
User-friendly infotainment systems
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto available
Nimble handling
Superb predicted reliability rating

Cons
Power windows and cruise control aren't standard features
No available navigation system

By: 
usnews.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

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Urban/Extra Urban/Combined(mpg)uk - 40.2/49/45.4
Fuel Economy City USA: 
28.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
37.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.00L
1.60L
Torque: 
103ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
119ft-lbs
at 4 850rpm
Horsepower: 
104hp
at 4 000rpm
130hp
at 6 300rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.40Feet
33.50Feet

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: 
no
yes
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
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
169.80in
172.60in
Width: 
71.20in
67.90in
Height: 
63.40in
57.10in
Ground Clearance: 
5.50in
Front Track: 
60.10in
Rear Track: 
60.40in
Wheel Base: 
101.70in
101.60in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.00
Rear Head Room: 
39.50
Front Leg Room: 
42.10in
Rear leg room: 
36.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
53.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
48.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1102lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.80cu.ft
13.70cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
2714.00lbs

Instruments

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

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

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
no
Front Seats Features: 
Passenger’s 4-way manual adjustable seat
Driver’s 6-way manual adjustable seat
6 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Premium Cloth
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
MacPherson struts
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Torsion beam
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
no
Climate Control: 
no
no
More Comfort Features: 
Auto Air Conditioning
12V power socket
Air Conditioning
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

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

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17"
15 X 5.5
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
185.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R15

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
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
DRUM
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
no
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
no
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Front seatbelt (3 point + pretensioner and Load limiter)
Front passenger’s seat belt reminder
Automatic Door Latch
Driver's seat belt reminder
Hill Launch assist
ARP (Anti Rolling Protection)
Follow me home function
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
EX Launch Edition
Exterior Options: 
Rear Bumper Applique (Clear)
Mud Guards
Wheel Locks
Paint Protection Package
Interior Options: 
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Cargo Mat
EC Mirror Compass And Homelink
Carpeted Floor Mats
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