Compare 2012 Hyundai Accent vs 2012 Scion xD

2012 Hyundai Accent
2012 Scion xD
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4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accent 4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 28 37 $14,871 $15,295
Accent 4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 28 37 $12,244 $12,545
Accent 5-Door HB Automatic GS 28 37 $15,444 $15,895
Accent 5-Door HB Automatic SE 28 37 $16,399 $16,895
Accent 5-Door HB Manual GS 28 37 $14,298 $14,695
Accent 5-Door HB Manual SE 28 37 $15,444 $15,895
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5-Door HB Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
xD 5-Door HB Automatic 27 33 $15,337 $16,145
xD 5-Door HB Automatic Release Series 4.0 27 33 $16,196 $17,050
xD 5-Door HB Manual 27 33 $14,577 $15,345
xD 5-Door HB Manual Release Series 4.0 27 33 $15,436 $16,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,871
$15,337
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,295
$16,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$255 / month
$269 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
Do Americans want small cars with more room and great gas mileage? The 2012 Hyundai Accent is betting they do--and so are we. It's not as much fun as its styling suggests, but the 2012 Scion xD has a low base price and offers lots of accessories.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
47.2 50.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 51.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.7 84.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 50.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 40.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.3 51.1
Second Leg Room (in)
33.3 33.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 6.5
Length, Overall (in)
172.0 154.7
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 59.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.5 58.7
Wheelbase (in)
101.2 96.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.9 67.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 10.5
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x - TBD - 10.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.4 11.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.9 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 37.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.56
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/70R14 P195/60R16
Spare Tire Size
NA T135/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/70R14 P195/60R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2463 2665
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.0 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.0 16 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.7 5.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
123 @ 4850 125 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6L/97 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 6300 128 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 (Est) 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 (Est) 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
31 (Est) 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.83 1.00
Trans Type
6 4
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.44 2.34
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.72 1.55
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.93 4.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.40 2.85
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Accent Scion xD
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Wagon
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.9 0.98
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut L-Arm MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/stabilizer bar
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - 6.5
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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