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Selected Style 3-Door HB Manual GS *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Manual GS 27 32 $10,727 $10,970
3-Door HB Automatic GS 24 33 $11,682 $11,970
3-Door HB Manual SE 27 32 $14,547 $14,970
3-Door HB Automatic SE 24 33 $15,311 $15,770
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 27 32 $12,971 $13,320
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 33 $13,926 $14,320
3-Door HB Manual (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 29 36 $11,679 $12,425
4-Door Sedan Automatic 29 35 $12,360 $13,150
4-Door Sedan Manual S 29 36 $13,089 $13,925
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 29 35 $13,770 $14,650
3-Door HB Manual 29 36 $10,856 $11,550
3-Door HB Automatic 29 35 $11,702 $12,450
3-Door HB Manual S 29 36 $12,431 $13,225
3-Door HB Automatic S 29 35 $13,277 $14,125
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,540
$10,856
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,775
$11,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$180 / month
$193 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Hyundai Accent delivers econocar basics with a high-quality interior and fun handling for a great price. The 2008 Toyota Yaris is one of the cheapest, and cheapest to run, of all new vehicles.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 29 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 50.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 40.3
Front Hip Room (in) 50.2 50.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 33.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.2 84.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.4
Second Hip Room (in) 48.8 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 51.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 60.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 57.9
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 96.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) 57.9 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 159.3 150.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 15.9 9.32
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - 25.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x -TBD - 10.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 11.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.1 30.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.5 19.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70TR14 P175/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/70TR14 P175/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2467 2295
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 14 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 14 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.7 5.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System MPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 106 @ 4500 103 @ 4200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.6L/98 1.5L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 110 @ 6000 106 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 29
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.06 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.62 3.55
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again NA w/OD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front wheel drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 1.90
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 3 Door HB Coupe 3 Door Hatchback
Vehicle Name Hyundai Accent Toyota Yaris
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 0.91
 
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