A head to head comparison of a 2017 Kia Rio to a 2017 Ford Fiesta in Engine Performance Near Braselton, GA.


 
  • Son's Automotive Group Journal
  • Jul 10th 2018 - 10 days ago
  • Braselton, GA
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Compared To Ford Fiesta 2017



The Rio’s 1.6 DOHC 4 cyl. produces 18 more horsepower (138 vs. 120) and 11 lbs.-ft. more torque (123 vs. 112) than the Fiesta’s standard 1.6 DOHC 4 cyl. The Rio’s 1.6 DOHC 4 cyl. produces 15 more horsepower (138 vs. 123) than the Fiesta’s optional 1.0 turbo 3 cyl.

As tested in Motor Trend the Kia Rio is faster than the Ford Fiesta 4 cyl. (manual transmissions tested):

 

Rio

Fiesta

Zero to 60 MPH

7.9 sec

9 sec

Quarter Mile

16.4 sec

16.7 sec

Speed in 1/4 Mile

84.9 MPH

82.8 MPH

As tested in Consumer Reports the Kia Rio is faster than the Ford Fiesta 4 cyl. (automatics tested):

 

Rio

Fiesta

Zero to 30 MPH

3.5 sec

4.3 sec

Zero to 60 MPH

9.5 sec

10.9 sec

45 to 65 MPH Passing

6.1 sec

6.9 sec

Quarter Mile

17.3 sec

18.4 sec

Speed in 1/4 Mile

82.9 MPH

79.5 MPH