Compare 2018 Hyundai Accent vs 2018 Ford Fiesta

2018 Hyundai Accent
2018 Ford Fiesta
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Sedan Manual SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan Manual SE 28 37 $14,652 $14,995
Sedan Automatic SE 28 38 $15,601 $15,995
Sedan Automatic SEL 28 38 $16,836 $17,295
Sedan Automatic Limited 28 38 $18,355 $18,895
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Sedan S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan S 27 35 $13,992 $14,205
Hatch S 27 35 $14,287 $14,505
Sedan SE 27 35 $15,203 $15,435
Hatch SE 27 35 $15,499 $15,735
Sedan Titanium 27 37 $18,907 $19,195
Hatch Titanium 27 37 $19,203 $19,495
Hatch ST 26 33 $20,966 $21,285
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,652
$13,992
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,995
$14,205
Monthly Payment Estimate
$250 / month
$237 / 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
37 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
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 Volume (ft³)
90.2 85.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 49
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 42.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 50.6
Exterior Dimensions
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)
172.6 173.6
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 58
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.5 57.7
Wheelbase (in)
101.6 98
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 12.8
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10.2
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum Front Disc/Rear Drum
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- 7.9
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (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
Front Tire Size
P185/65TR15 P185/60HR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/65TR15 P185/60HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2502 2578
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 5.5 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 5.5 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 500
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 -
Engine
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 6300 120 @ 6350
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
31 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 35
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.04 0.95
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.62 3.85
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.06 4.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.28
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.70 3.61
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 2.04
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Accent Ford Fiesta
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7 5.8
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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