2018 Kia Rio Vs. 2018 Ford Focus Fontana, CA


Stop by Valley Kia of Fontana to compare the 2018 Kia Rio versus the 2018 Ford Focus. With a drive performance this big, the 2018 Kia Rio goes beyond what’s expected. From the responsive handling to the powerfully-efficient engine, the all-new Rio proves great things do come in small packages. An enhanced engine and a re-engineered 6-speed automatic transmission are just two of the many refinements that make the all-new Rio fun to drive. Add the updated braking system and Motor Driven Power Steering, and you’ve got increased control and responsiveness behind the wheel. Manufactured with high-quality, insulating materials and 30% more Advanced High-Strength Steel, the 2018 Rio delivers its smoothest and quietest ride yet. Active and adaptive, just like you. The 2018 Rio is equipped with active safety systems designed to sense and react to your driving conditions. Like the Anti-lock Brake System, which helps you maintain control when braking, and Electronic Stability Control, which helps you stay on course with improved stability. Hill-start Assist Control helps keep your Rio in place as you move off an incline. Heightened protection comes standard with the Rio’s advanced airbag system. It features dual front, side, and side curtain airbags, as well as sensors that can detect the level of an impact and the presence of a front-seat passenger. Stay alert with Kia Drive Wise, Kia’s suite of driver-assistive technologies designed to take action when you need it. The available Forward Collision Warning System (FCWS) offers audible and visual alerts if it detects a potential hazard in your path. And the available Autonomous Emergency Braking system can automatically apply the brakes if the system anticipates a frontal collision.

When compared to the 2018 Kia Rio, the 2018 Ford Focus falls short. The 2018 Ford Focus SEL features a 2.0L Ti-VCT engine, LED signature lighting, fog lamps, single-CD player, Audio System from Sony with HD Radio Technology and 10 speakers, and power moonroof. There’s also SYNC 3 with an eight-inch screen, dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control and the Reverse Sensing System. Focus has standard Torque Vectoring Control, which is designed to help the front wheels grip and steer better while cornering or driving in slippery conditions. Other driving dynamics features include electric power-assisted steering, Active Grille Shutters, a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission or available PowerShift automatic transmission. The sporty Focus ST is designed to deliver sporty fun. It’s powered by a 2.0L EcoBoost engine that delivers 252 horsepower and 270 lb.-ft. of torque. It has electric powerassisted steering that delivers increased responsiveness in the corners while providing less sensitivity on the straightaways, plus Torque Vectoring Control to help the front wheels grip and steer better in the turns. And, of course, powerful front and rear disc brakes are standard.

Come by Valley Kia of Fontana to compare the innovative 2018 Kia Rio versus the 2018 Ford Focus. You can also browse our online inventory of Rio's here. We look forward to doing business with you!


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