Compare 2012 Honda Fit vs 2012 Hyundai Accent

2012 Honda Fit
2012 Hyundai Accent
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5-Door HB Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB Manual 27 33 $14,925 $15,325
5-Door HB Automatic 28 35 $15,701 $16,125
5-Door HB Manual Sport 27 33 $16,607 $17,060
5-Door HB Automatic Sport 27 33 $17,430 $17,910
5-Door HB Automatic w/Navi Sport 27 33 $19,155 $19,690
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4-Door Sedan Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 28 37 $12,244 $12,545
5-Door HB Manual GS 28 37 $14,298 $14,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 28 37 $14,871 $15,295
5-Door HB Automatic GS 28 37 $15,444 $15,895
5-Door HB Manual SE 28 37 $15,444 $15,895
5-Door HB Automatic SE 28 37 $16,399 $16,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,925
$12,244
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,325
$12,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$255 / month
$209 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Honda Fit is peppy and fun to drive, and its interior is incredibly space-efficient; but some might be turned off by its rather utilitarian look. Do Americans want small cars with more room and great gas mileage? The 2012 Hyundai Accent is betting they do--and so are we.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.3 53.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.5 51.3
Second Leg Room (in)
34.5 33.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
51.3 47.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 53.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.8 89.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.0 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
60.0 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.1 59.5
Wheelbase (in)
98.4 101.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 66.9
Track Width, Front (in)
58.7 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
161.6 172.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
20.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
57.3 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 13.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - 10.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.6 11.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.4 34.1
Steering Type
Electric pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.48 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
12.7 14.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/65SR15 P175/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/65SR15 P175/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2496 2396
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 14 x 5.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 14 x 5.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.1 5.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
117 @ 6600 138 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
106 @ 4800 123 @ 4850
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.5L/91 1.6L/97
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 28 (Est)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 32 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 37 (Est)
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.87 2.04
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.62 3.64
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.76
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.28
Trans Type
5 6
Summary
Body Style
5 Door Hatchback 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Honda Fit Hyundai Accent
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Macpherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.87 0.9
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion beam Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 - TBD -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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