Kia Rio tops Hyundai Accent & Chevrolet Sonic in Consumer Reports’ tests Of sub-compact sedans

With its nimble handling and well-equipped cabin, the Kia Rio EX outpointed the Hyundai Accent and Chevrolet Sonic as the top rated sub-compact sedan in Consumer Reports’ latest tests. The Rio’s hatchback version scored lower, but sits firmly in third place behind the previously tested and higher-rated Honda Fit and Nissan Versa SL among the subcompact hatchbacks tested with automatic transmissions.