2019 Kia Rio vs. 2019 Nissan Versa

silver kia rio compared to silver nissan versa

Economy cars like the Kia Rio are great for so many reasons. The Rio is an inexpensive, highly efficient, safe, stylish ride filled with modern features. What else could you ask for? The Kia Rio truly has it all.

But how well does it compare to the competition? There are other compact economy cars, you know. Here, we are putting the Rio up against the Nissan Versa. Check out how the base models of these two cars compare in our table below.

2019 Kia Rio


2019 Nissan Versa

Standard In-vehicle assistance service Not available
37 highway mpg, 28 city mpg, 32 combined mpg EPA-estimated fuel economy 36 highway mpg, 27 city mpg, 30 combined mpg
130-horsepower, 1.6-liter I-4 Engine specs 109-horsepower, 1.6-liter I-4
Six-speed automatic Base transmission Five-speed manual

Get the 2019 Kia Rio at Garden Grove CA

With a starting price of only $15,390, the Rio is one of the most affordable cars in the Kia lineup. But that low price is not an indication of a lack of features. Available interior amenities include Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a seven-inch touchscreen, Siri Eyes Free, USB ports, Bluetooth connectivity, and a forward collision avoidance system. There is so much to love about the Kia Rio. We think it’s probably best if you just came down to Garden Grove Kia and checked it out for yourself!

We will guide you during your car-buying process. We know it can be stressful and overwhelming, but we are here to make it as painless as possible. We’ll go over other pricing details and all of the other available features there are on the 2019 Kia Rio. We hope to see you soon so we can get started!