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Compare 2014 Hyundai Accent vs 2014 Kia Rio

2014 Hyundai Accent
2014 Kia Rio
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4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accent 4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 27 37 $15,204 $15,645
Accent 4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 27 38 $14,248 $14,645
Accent 5-Door HB Automatic GS 27 37 $15,634 $16,095
Accent 5-Door HB Automatic SE 27 37 $16,874 $17,395
Accent 5-Door HB Manual GS 27 38 $14,487 $14,895
Accent 5-Door HB Manual SE 27 38 $15,919 $16,395
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4-Door Sedan Automatic EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Rio 4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 27 37 $16,041 $16,800
Rio 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 27 37 $14,508 $15,000
Rio 4-Door Sedan Automatic SX 27 37 $17,088 $17,900
Rio 4-Door Sedan Manual LX 27 37 $13,646 $13,900
Rio 5-Door HB Automatic EX 27 37 $16,241 $17,000
Rio 5-Door HB Automatic LX 27 37 $14,598 $15,090
Rio 5-Door HB Automatic SX 27 37 $17,278 $18,090
Rio 5-Door HB Manual LX 27 37 $13,741 $14,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,204
$16,041
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,645
$16,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$261 / month
$280 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
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. The 2014 Kia Rio holds its own in a tough class of smart, efficient subcompacts -- and pulls ahead of the pack if value and style are top priorities.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.7 88.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 52.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 43.8
Front Hip Room (in)
51.3 52.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
33.3 31.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 40
Second Hip Room (in)
47.2 51.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 53.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.5 60
Wheelbase (in)
101.2 101.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.9 67.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
172 171.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 13.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.3
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 10.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.4 11.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 33.5
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/70TR14 P185/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/70TR14 P185/65TR15
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2546 2480
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 X 5 15 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 X 5 15 X 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 410
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 90
Engine
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/97 1.6 L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 6300 138 @ 6300
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
123 @ 4850 123 @ 4850
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
31 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 27
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.06
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.83 1.83
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.44 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.73 2.73
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.44 4.40
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Accent Kia Rio
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.8 5.9 (Est)
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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