Compare 2018 Hyundai Accent vs 2018 Ford Fiesta

2018 Hyundai Accent
2018 Ford Fiesta
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Limited Sedan Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accent Limited Sedan Automatic 28 38 $18,355 $18,895
Accent SE Sedan Automatic 28 38 $15,601 $15,995
Accent SE Sedan Manual 28 37 $14,652 $14,995
Accent SEL Sedan Automatic 28 38 $16,836 $17,295
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S Hatch
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Fiesta S Hatch 27 35 $14,287 $14,505
Fiesta S Sedan 27 35 $13,992 $14,205
Fiesta SE Hatch 27 35 $15,499 $15,735
Fiesta SE Sedan 27 35 $15,203 $15,435
Fiesta ST Hatch 26 33 $20,966 $21,285
Fiesta Titanium Hatch 27 37 $19,203 $19,495
Fiesta Titanium Sedan 27 37 $18,907 $19,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,355
$14,287
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,895
$14,505
Monthly Payment Estimate
$315 / month
$242 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.4
4.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Hyundai Accent clouds the new-or-used question, but only in well-equipped Limited trim. The teensy 2018 Ford Fiesta lives its best life as a scintillating turbo-4 ST.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 49
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 50.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.2 85.1
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 31.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
50.8 49.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 52.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.5 57.7
Wheelbase (in)
101.6 98
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.1 67.8
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 -
Length, Overall (in)
172.6 159.7
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 58.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 14.9
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 25.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10.2
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 7.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- 7.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 12.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 34.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/45HR17 P185/60HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/45HR17 P185/60HR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 500
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 6300 120 @ 6350
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
119 @ 4850 112 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/97 1.6 L/97
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
32 30
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.44 3.61
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.73 2.04
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 0.95
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.40 3.85
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.28
Trans Type
6 5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.07
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Accent Ford Fiesta
Body Style
Sedan Hatchback
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
5.5 5.8
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 2537
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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