2017 Kia Forte5 vs 2017 Kia Rio 5-Door
Are you looking for a sporty vehicle that offers some versatility, but don't want a crossover? A hatchback car is the perfect option! Unlike their forefathers, today's hatchbacks are very sleek and resemble the models found in Europe – and they offer plenty of room for cargo while staying as efficient as possible. The Kia brand has two hatchback models: the compact Forte5 and the subcompact Rio 5-Door. Both models are great choices, but we want you to drive away happy – so we have built a comparison to show the similarities and differences between the two vehicles.
|2017 Kia Forte5||VS||2017 Kia Rio 5-Door|
2.0L DOHC I-4
1.6L turbo DOHC I-4
|Engine Options||1.6L Inline 4|
|23.2 cubic feet, plus more with collapsed rear seats||Cargo Space||15.0 / 49.8 cubic feet|
How Efficient are the 2017 Kia Forte5 and the 2017 Kia Rio 5-Door?
The 2017 Kia Forte5 and 2017 Kia Rio 5-Door are both incredibly efficient so that you can go farther with fewer fill-ups. This can be credited to their awesome engine choices.
The 2017 Kia Forte5 is available with two different engine options, which include:
2.0L DOHC I-4 (160 to 164 horsepower; 149 to 151 lb.-ft. torque; 25 mpg-city / 34 mpg-highway estimated fuel economy; 13.2-gallon fuel tank; 448.8-highway mile estimated driving range)
1.6L turbo DOHC I-4 (201 horsepower; 195 lb.-ft. torque; 23 to 25 mpg-city / 29 to 30 mpg-highway estimated fuel economy; 13.2-gallon fuel tank; 382.8 to 396-highway mile estimated driving range)
Only one engine is available for the 2017 Kia Rio, which is a:
1.6L Inline 4 (138 horsepower; 123 lb.-ft. torque; 27 mpg-city / 36 mpg-highway estimated fuel economy; 11.4-gallon fuel tank; 410.4-highway mile estimated driving range)
To better understand which of these two hatchback models is right for you, come visit us here at Lehighton Kia and test drive them both.