Buyer's Guide

Kia

Kia builds vehicles focused on value, but in recent years, the brand has worked to enhance its products' style, equipment, and performance. The automaker still competes at the entry level but now creates some cars that are legitimately luxurious or fun to drive.

Least Expensive: With a starting price below $17,000, the Rio sedan is the least expensive Kia on sale. The Rio is also available as a hatchback, but it costs about $1,000 more.

Most Expensive: $60,000? For a Kia? The K900's starting price might raise eyebrows, but it's actually a decent value for the right buyer. Its comfort and quality rival European luxury sedans, at a fraction of the cost.

Most Fun to Drive: The name says it all. With its RWD chassis, turbocharged engine options, and sport-tuned suspension, the Stinger feels poised and ready to strike. Its unconventional hatchback cargo area makes it fairly practical, too.

Best Fuel Economy: Scoring up to 50 mpg combined, the Niro hatchback is the most fuel-efficient Kia. The Niro is also available as an all-electric vehicle with 239 miles of range between charges and an EPA-rated 112 mpg-e.

Utility/Offroad
$26990
29 / Hwy 22 / City
Overview What's New...
$17490
31 / Hwy 25 / City
Overview Trim Levels (Interior and Exterior Options)...
$23990
30 / Hwy 23 / City
Overview The current-gen car was designed by Peter Schreyer, our 2020 Person of the Year. It's part of the ul...
$31890
26 / Hwy 20 / City
Sports
$33090
29 / Hwy 22 / City
Overview What's New...
Minivan/Van
$27600
24 / Hwy 18 / City
Overview The Sedona is unchanged for the 2020 model year....
Midsize/Fullsize
$37850
28 / Hwy 20 / City
Overview Updates include revised exterior styling, notably the bolder front fascia with a larger grille, plus...
$23390
32 / Hwy 24 / City
Overview Instead of offering a 2021 Optima, Kia's midsize sedan is known as the K5 for 2021. Learn about the ...
$29310
30 / Hwy 21 / City
Luxury
$59900
25 / Hwy 18 / City
Overview What's New...
Compact
$17890
37 / Hwy 27 / City
Overview For 2020, a special edition package for the EX trim adds premium features inside and out. A GT-Line ...
$24590
49 / Hwy 52 / City
Overview What's New...
$39090
102 / Hwy 123 / City
$15850
41 / Hwy 33 / City
Overview For 2020, the Rio gains a new drivetrain which improves fuel economy but reduces power output. Apple...

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