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Hyundai Elantra vs. Kia Rio Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Hyundai Elantra vs. Kia Rio Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $20,355

Kia Rio EX   
Difference: $610

Lowest Total Invoice: $19,444

Kia Rio EX   
Difference: $788

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelElantraElantraElantraElantraRio
TrimValue EditionECOSportLimitedEX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $19,850 $20,550 $21,800 $22,100 $18,400
Base Invoice $19,172 $19,834 $20,906 $21,078 $17,627
Cargo net 50 50 50 50  
Cargo tray 105 105 105 105 80
Floor mats 125 125 125 125 130
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   295 295    
Universal garage door opener         350
Partial leather seating sufaces         500
Cargo net 41 41 41 41  
Cargo tray 84 84 84 84 67
Floor mats 100 100 100 100 104
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   239 239    
Universal garage door opener         291
Partial leather seating sufaces         460
Options (change) 280 575 575 280 1,060
Options (change) 225 464 464 225 922
Destination 835 835 835 835 895
Total Price $20,965 $21,960 $23,210 $23,215 $20,355
Total Invoice $20,232 $21,133 $22,205 $22,138 $19,444

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Hyundai Elantra vs. Kia Rio

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Hyundai Elantra Value Edition
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,765
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,504
Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelElantraElantraElantraElantraRio
TrimValue EditionECOSportLimitedEX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine147hp I4128hp I4201hp I4147hp I4130hp I4
TransmissionT6S7M6T6M6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6?, 6?, 6?, 6?, 4
Tire (rear if not all the same)205/55-16205/55-16225/40-18215/45-17185/65-15
Total Price$20,965$21,960$23,210$23,215$20,355
Adjustments for Features-2,375-1,425-2,375-3,9500
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$18,590$20,535$20,835$19,265$20,355
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,945$2,245$675$0
Total Invoice$20,232$21,133$22,205$22,138$19,444
Adjustments for Features-2,292-1,371-2,272-3,7670
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$17,940$19,762$19,933$18,371$19,444
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,822$1,993$431$0

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Features Comparison: Hyundai Elantra vs. Kia Rio

Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelElantraElantraElantraElantraRio
TrimValue EditionECOSportLimitedEX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100  $1100 
7-speed automated manual $1200   
6-speed manual  $150 $150
FWD$0$0$0$0$0
Accessories 
Proximity key$250$250$250$250 
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener$125$125$125$125 
Remote app   $25 
Remote climate control   $25 
Remote start via app   $75 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist    $25
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats    $0
Automatic braking, low-speed    $200
Blind spot warning system$200$200$200$200 
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100$100$100$100 
Forward collision warning    $200
Knee airbag, driver$100$100$100$100 
Pedestrian detection    $50
Temporary spare tire$150 $150$150$150
Vehicle health reports   $0$0
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support    $100
Automatic climate control, front$200$200 $200 
Dual-zone climate control$125$125 $125 
HD radio$50$50$50$50 
Ionizing air filtration$50$50 $50 
Rear seat USB outlets (optional)    $0
SMS text-to-speech reader    $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation   $325 
Voice control for external devices    $0
Exterior 
Body kit  $0  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)  $25  
Sunroof$900 $900  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0  $0$0
Fog lights    $125
Outside temperature display$50$50$50$50 
Steering-linked headlights   $150 
Turn signals on or near mirrors  $25$25 
Xenon HID headlights  $500$500 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50$50$50$50 
Heated front seats$200$200$200$200 
Interior trim, special color    $0
Leather seating surfaces  $900$900 
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50$50$50 $50
Metal pedals  $75  
Partial leather seating sufaces    $450
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat   $100 
Power height adjuster, driver seat   $100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat   $100 
Power recliner, driver seat   $100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat   $100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200 $200 
Performance steering system (optional)  $0  
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0  
Total Value of Features$3,900$2,950$3,900$5,475$1,525
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,375$1,425$2,375$3,950$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,292-1,371-2,272-3,7670

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Specifications Comparison: Hyundai Elantra vs. Kia Rio

Model Year20182018
ModelElantraRio
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase106.3 in101.6 in
Length179.9 in172.6 in
Width70.9 in67.9 in
Height56.5 in57.1 in
Curb Weight2,768 lb.2,649 lb.
Fuel Capacity14.0 gal.11.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.8 in38.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.2 in54.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.4 in52.9 in
Row 1 Legroom42.2 in42.1 in
Row 2 Headroom37.3 in37.4 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.3 in53.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.9 in52.4 in
Row 2 Legroom35.7 in33.5 in
Cargo Volume14.4 ft313.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Kia Rio EX

Universal garage door opener
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested250100%
Total Not Requested00%
Partial leather seating sufaces
FeatureValueRequested?
Partial leather seating sufaces450Yes
Interior trim, special color0No
Total Requested450100%
Total Not Requested00%

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