2020 Kia Rio vs 2020 Hyundai Elantra

Blue 2020 Kia Rio, VS icon, and white 2020 Hyundai Elantra

Are you thinking about buying a small car? Take a look at the 2020 Kia Rio, with its fun-to-drive nature, youthful styling, numerous comfort and convenience features, and a plethora of advanced technologies. Also, with its affordable pricing, it’s a wonderful choice for budget-minded car shoppers. In this 2020 Kia Rio vs 2020 Hyundai Elantra comparison, we show how the new Rio favorably stacks up against the competition.

Are you on a tight budget? The Rio is the more affordable choice, with a base MSRP of $15,850, compared to $19,300 for the Elantra.

The Rio is very fun-to-drive. With a turning circle of 33.5 feet, the Rio provides a great deal of maneuverability for navigating city traffic and driving through curves and around corners. The Elantra has a turning circle of 34.8 feet. Also, with a length of just 172.6 inches, the Rio is very easy to park. The Elantra has a length of 181.9 inches.

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2020 Kia Rio VS 2020 Hyundai Elantra
$15,850 Base MSRP $19,300
33.5 feet Turning Circle 34.8 feet
Available Remote Start System No
Standard Heated Outside Side Mirrors Available

Compare the 2020 Kia Rio and 2020 Hyundai Elantra

The Rio offers many features that provide a convenient and comfortable driving and ownership experience. Start the engine in the Rio from afar with the remote start system. To quickly remove frost and ice, the outside side mirrors of the Rio have a heating function. When driving at night, the headlights in the Rio automatically turn on — and when driving during the daytime, the headlights automatically turn off. The Elantra doesn’t offer a remote start system, while heated outside side mirrors and automatic on/off headlights are only offered for select trim levels.

Are you interested in learning more about the 2020 Kia Rio? Are you from Marin County or elsewhere in the San Francisco Bay Area? Feel free to contact us at Kia Marin!


Blue 2020 Kia Rio parked near a marina
Blue 2020 Kia Rio driving by a large building
Grey dashboard and front seats in 2020 Kia Rio
Grey rear seats in 2020 Kia Rio