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2014 Scion xD

2014 Kia Rio

  2014 Scion xD 2014 Kia Rio
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Invoice $15,124 $13,646
27/33 27/37
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Bottom Line Sadly, the 2014 Scion xD is less fun to drive than to look at, though it's spacious for its size. Read Full Review The 2014 Kia Rio holds its own in a tough class of smart, efficient subcompacts -- and pulls ahead of the pack if value and style are top priorities. Read Full Review
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  • Good interior space
  • Strong value for money
  • Base model well equipped
  • Lots of personalization options
  • Sturdier, tougher style


  • Aging, unchanged shape
  • Unimpressive gas mileage
  • Rear-seat headroom is tight
  • Short front seat cushion
  • Minimal rear cargo space


  • Sharp, Euro-styled exterior
  • On-point cabin
  • Smooth drivetrain
  • Features for the money


  • Tight cabin
  • Small back seat
  • Adequate, but not quick
  • Steering feel -- or lack thereof
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