Affordable Sedans Fight: Kia vs Ford

November 17, 2012 at 09:54

As we are noticing that in terms of the number of units sold, new Ford Fiesta is getting higher and higher in the rankings. Therefore we are thinking now what kind of a car can be a good competitor for it. Let’s see how our new fight will go on: welcome new 2013 Ford Fiesta fighting with 2013 Kia Rio. These two sedans are going to provide us an interesting fight, at least we hope so!

2013 Ford Fiesta Pic

2013 Ford Fiesta Pic

The prices of these two models are quite similar, even if we look at the minimum and maximum numbers that we could find, the range would almost exactly the same. So on average new Ford Fiesta will cost you $13,200, while new Kia Rio has a price of $13,600. Let’s see now what about the engines of these two models. New Kia got the 138-horsepower 1.6-liter I-4 core, while new Ford Fiesta has a 120-horsepower 1.6-liter I-4 engine. So we see that new Ford is a little less in terms of number of horses produced. Though it is better in fuel economy, offering on average 2-3 miles per gallon more than new Kia.

2013 Kia Rio Image

2013 Kia Rio Image

So in the end we will admit, new Ford Fiesta indeed beats up other sedan in the market, though let’s face it, the difference is not that big!