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Hyundai Venue vs. Kia Rio

When comparing the Hyundai Venue to the Kia Rio, the Hyundai Venue has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. The Kia Rio has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Hyundai Venue versus the Kia Rio, the two cars are fairly comparable.

Hyundai Venue versus Kia Rio Pricing

For a new model, the Hyundai Venue's price is between $20,783 and $25,882, with the Kia Rio priced between $17,543 and $22,980.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Hyundai Venue’s base engine makes 121 horsepower, and the Kia Rio base engine makes 120 horsepower. The Venue is rated to deliver an average of 31 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 393 miles. The Rio is rated to deliver an average of 36 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 488 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Hyundai Venue, a crossover/subcompact SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Kia Rio, a subcompact car, has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room and front leg room.

Safety Ratings Comparison

The Hyundai Venue has an average safety rating of 4 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Hyundai Venue has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick award.

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2022 Hyundai Venue

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$20,783 - $25,882

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

43.3%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$17,543 - $22,980

Used Asking Price:

$14,479 - $20,445

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

38.6%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.6 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.0 / 10

Reliability:

7.9 / 10

Retained Value:

8.1 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

6 / 18
9 / 61
54 / 61

iSeeCars Rankings

4 / 51
7 / 12
8 / 51
14 / 51

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

SE, SEL, Limited

Trim Levels

LX, S

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

10 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

10 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

121 hp @ 6300 rpm

Torque:

113 foot-lbs @ 4500 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.046 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

120 hp @ 6300 rpm

Torque:

112 foot-lbs @ 4500 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.043 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not applicable

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

29 / 33 / 31

Range (city/hwy):

345 / 393 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

33 / 41 / 36

Range (city/hwy):

393 / 488 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control:

N/A

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Available

Keyless Ignition:

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control:

N/A

Heated Seats:

N/A

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

N/A

Navigation System:

N/A

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Available

Pedestrian Detection:

Available

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

N/A

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

N/A

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Available

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.4 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

53.9 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.6 inches

Rear Leg Room:

34.3 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

53.7 inches

Cargo Space:

18.7 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

31.9 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

110.6 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

54.1 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.4 inches

Rear Leg Room:

33.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

53.3 inches

Cargo Space:

13.7 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

Not applicable

Overall Interior Volume:

89.9 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

2612 lbs

Width:

69.7 inches

Height:

61.6 inches

Length:

159 inches

Wheelbase:

99.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.7 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

2767 lbs

Width:

67.9 inches

Height:

57.1 inches

Length:

172.6 inches

Wheelbase:

101.6 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.5 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

15.0 x 6.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

185/65R15

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

15.0 x 5.5 inches

Wheel Type:

steel

Tire Size:

P185/65R15