Comparison - Toyota Yaris XLE 2019 - vs - Kia Rio EX 2018

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
18,550
Updated: 
24 Dec 2018
18,400
Updated: 
09 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
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
11.60gals
11.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Frost
#f8f8f8
Graphite
#595959
Chromium
#a8a8a9
Pulse
#b71407
Stealth
#000000
Sapphire
#2a5997
Icicle
#bbbebd
Color: 
Currant Red
#840C0B
Aurora Black
#141414
Deep Sea Blue
#32629B
Phantom Gray
#6C727E
Silky Silver
#DCDCDC
Clear White
#FCFCFC

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Pick your 2019 Toyota Yaris carefully: The sedan’s fun, but the hatchback is a throwback in all the wrong ways.

Pros
Zippy sedan
Standard active safety tech
Decent fuel economy
More spacious than they look

Cons
Dour hatchback
No Apple/Android compatibility
Dumpy infotainment systems
Light on power

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Toyota Yaris is a great choice if you're looking for a subcompact sedan that's good to drive and comes well-equipped at a reasonable price.Last year's Yaris iA has been renamed to just Yaris.Sedan body style only.New front and rear styling treatments.Three trim levels are now available: L, LE and XLE.

Pros
Lots of appealing standard features at a reasonable price
Attractive interior fitted with upscale materials
High fuel economy

Cons
Acceleration is slow even for the subcompact segment
Taller drivers might have a hard time getting comfortable

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Toyota Yaris ranked #4 in Subcompact Cars. Currently the Toyota Yaris has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 43 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Quality interior with plenty of standard features
Excellent fuel economy with the sedan
Nimble handling from the sedan

Cons
Feeble acceleration
Poor transmissions performance with the hatchback

By: 
usnews.com

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 City USA: 
32.00mpg
28.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
40.00mpg
37.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.50L
1.60L
Torque: 
103ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
119ft-lbs
at 4 850rpm
Horsepower: 
106hp
at 6 000rpm
130hp
at 6 300rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
32.20Feet
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
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
171.20in
172.60in
Width: 
66.70in
67.90in
Height: 
58.50in
57.10in
Ground Clearance: 
5.50in
5.50in
Wheel Base: 
101.20in
101.60in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.20
Rear Head Room: 
36.80
Front Leg Room: 
41.90in
Rear leg room: 
34.40in
Front Hip Room: 
48.60in
Front Shoulder Room: 
53.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
49.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
50.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
13.50cu.ft
13.70cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
2482.00lbs
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: 
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Remote Keyless Power Door Locks

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
6 -way manual driver seat adjustments
bucket front seats
height adjustable driver seat
leatherette
4 -way manual passenger seat adjustment
6 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Premium Cloth
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
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: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
yes
no
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
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: 
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
6 total speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
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: 
no
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
16 X 5.5 In.
15 X 5.5
Wheels more: 
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
185.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R16
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
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Drum Brakes
DRUM
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: 
no
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn signal mirrors
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
LED headlamp
pre-collision safety system
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: 
Alloy Wheel Locks
Rear Spoiler
Mudguards
Rear Bumper Applique (Clear)
Mud Guards
Wheel Locks
Paint Protection Package
Interior Options: 
Universal Tablet Holder
Cargo Tote
Navigation System
Carpet Trunk Mat
Door Sill Protectors
Center Armrest
Cargo Net-Envelope
Emergency Assistance Kit
Coin Holder/Ashtray Cup
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Cargo Mat
EC Mirror Compass And Homelink
Carpeted Floor Mats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leatherette
#2d2d2d
Gray, leatherette
#8c8c8c
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