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2014 Hyundai Accent vs. Its Competition

 
2014 Hyundai Accent
7.2
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Our expert editors build comparisons like this one to make it easy for you to understand the small handful of cars you should compare to whatever car you are already looking at. You get general thoughts on each car you should consider plus an easy way to compare basic information for yourself.

The Accent is no longer the deal it was years ago, but in its latest iteration it's still very impressive in terms of features for the money.

While it's impressive for its styling and interior space, it lacks the flexible rear seat arrangement of the Honda Fit.

The Chevrolet Sonic is perhaps the most direct rival to the Accent; it also offers a strong list of features, along with the sort of refinement we don't typically expect from a subcompact.

The Ford Fiesta, and its sporties image, Technicolor colors, and techtastic Sync system, make the Accent look 'normal'--which can be a good or bad thing.

The Nissan Versa got a redesign last year, and it became roomier, but it's plain and somewhat ungainly.

Toyota's new Yaris is quite stylish but not nearly as well-equipped as the Accent for the money.

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7.2
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The 2014 Hyundai Accent isn't exciting to drive, but it's one of the most comfortable, well-equipped cars its size--and still a great value.
7.6
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The 2014 Chevrolet Sonic is light-years ahead of its Aveo predecessor, which Chevy hopes you'll forget. It's stylish, comfortable, drives nicely, and has excellent safety ratings and infotainment features.
8.0
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Affordable small cars don't need to be bland, whether in appearance or from behind the wheel. And the 2014 Ford Fiesta is proof of that.
6.6
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As one of the lowest-priced new cars, the 2014 Nissan Versa and Versa Note are best matched up against a slightly upmarket late-model used car; while it's not sporty, it is roomy, with good packaging and lots of available technology.
6.8
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The 2014 Toyota Yaris is built for city commuting, but on highways it reveals some major weak spots.
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If you're not turned off by the utilitarian look of the 2013 Honda Fit, you'll like what you get, which is awesome practicality and space-efficiency, plus some driving verve.
MSRP From     
$14,645$14,170$14,100$11,990$14,430$15,425
Gas Mileage     
27 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy26 MPG City / 36 MPG Hwy26 MPG City / 40 MPG Hwy30 MPG City / 37 MPG Hwy27 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Regular Unleaded I-4Gas I4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Gas I4
EPA Class     
Compact CarsSubcompact CarsSubcompact CarsCompact CarsCompact CarsSmall Station Wagon
Style Name     
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS4-Door Sedan Manual LS4-Door Sedan S4-Door Sedan Manual 1.6 S3-Door Liftback Manual L (TMC/CBU Plant) (Natl)5-Door HB Manual
Drivetrain     
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
555555
Passenger Doors     
N/A4N/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
SedanSedanSedanSedanHatchbackHatchback
Transmission     
Manual w/ODManualManual w/ODManual w/ODManual w/ODManual
 
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