Most drivers are familiar with the Kia Rio as an affordable, highly efficient compact sedan. The word “sedan” is what’s most pressing there because there is another version of the Rio called the Rio5. What’s the difference? Well, that “5” is symbolic of the car’s five doors. The fifth door is counted as the Rio5’s hatchback. So truly, the only difference between the Kia Rio and Kia Rio5 is that the Rio is a sedan and the Rio5 is a hatchback. Drivers who want a little more cargo space will enjoy the Rio5 while those who are content with a standard design ought to love the Rio. Keep reading to learn more.
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2018 Kia Rio and Kia Rio5 performance
Each car features identical engine specs. A 1.6-liter inline-four-cylinder, gasoline direct injection engine is showcased under each model’s hood. Both cars see 130 horsepower at produce 119 lb.-ft. of torque. Additionally, both the Rio and Rio5 are very efficient and average up to 37 highway MPG. Again, aside from the hatchback body, there are no real differences between these two Rio models.
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2018 Kia Rio and Kia Rio5 pricing details
Even the pricing of these cars doesn’t differ too much. The base Rio starts at an MSRP of just $13,900* and tops out at $18,400* for the EX trim level. The Rio5, meanwhile, starts off at $14,200* and has a maximum MSRP of only $18,700*.
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*MSRP: Starting price is manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for lowest model trim. MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, taxes, title, license, options, and dealer charges. Actual prices set by dealer and may vary.