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2020 Kia Rio vs 2020 Toyota Yaris

Subcompact sedans are the perfect vehicles for teenagers. They are not too powerful for novice drivers, they offer great fuel economy ratings, and they are some of the safest vehicles on the road today! The struggle for many parents is deciding which of the many subcompact sedans they should consider for their teen drivers. Today, the staff here at Frank Boucher Nissan of Racine will compare two of the best subcompact sedans against one another—the 2020 Kia Rio and the 2020 Toyota Yaris.

The 2020 Kia Rio and the 2020 Toyota Yaris both make great vehicles for teens because they both fit the key elements of subcompact sedans that we highlighted previously. Both models are safe, fuel-efficient, and offer enough power, but not more than teens can handle. Let’s explore both models together and find out how each fits with your needs as you continue your search for a subcompact sedan!

2020 Kia Rio


2020 Toyota Yaris

1.6L I-4 Engine Engine Option 1.5L I-4 Engine
120 Horsepower Engine Power 106 Horsepower
112 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 103 Pound-Feet
33 MPG / 41 MPG Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 32 MPG / 40 MPG


Explore the Advantages of the 2020 Kia Rio at Frank Boucher Kia of Racine

Some of the key specifications for the 2020 Kia Rio and the 2020 Toyota Yaris are highlighted in the table above. You can see that both models offer reliable engine performance and excellent fuel economy ratings in the city and on the highway. You can see that the 2020 Kia Rio really wins out in each category highlighted. It offers better power and torque and higher city and highway fuel economy ratings. Additionally, the 2020 Kia Rio offers a number of great features that set it apart from the 2020 Toyota Yaris and many other competitors as well. The following is a list of some of the many great features that the 2020 Kia Rio has available.

  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Power Heated Outside Mirrors
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Rear View Monitor with Parking Guidance
  • LED Headlights and LED Positioning Lights
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • 60/40-Split Folding Seats

If you are looking to learn more about the advantages that the 2020 Kia Rio has over its competitors like the 2020 Toyota Yaris, then you should reach out to the staff here at Frank Boucher Kia of Racine today!

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