Compare 2021 Hyundai Accent vs 2020 Kia Rio

2021 Hyundai Accent
2020 Kia Rio
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Limited Sedan IVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accent Limited Sedan IVT 33 41 $18,929 $19,500
Accent SE Sedan IVT 33 41 $16,080 $16,495
Accent SE Sedan Manual 29 39 $15,024 $15,395
Accent SEL Sedan IVT 33 41 $17,267 $17,750
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LX IVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Rio LX IVT 33 41 $15,382 $15,850
Rio S IVT 33 41 $16,002 $16,490
Rio 5-Door S IVT N/A N/A $16,295 $16,790
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,929
$15,382
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,500
$15,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$325 / month
$264 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.0
5.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Hyundai Accent is cheap and cheerful, but chintzy on safety. The 2020 Kia Rio is a small car with a quality feel.
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Fuel Economy
City
33 mpg 33 mpg
Highway
41 mpg 41 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 54.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.2 89.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 53.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 42.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 52.9
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
50.8 52.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
172.6 172.6
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.5 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
101.6 101.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.1 67.9
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 60
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 13.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- 8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 33.5
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/45HR17 P185/65TR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/45HR17 P185/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2679 2767
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 15 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 15 X 5.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 410
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
113 @ 4500 112 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/98 1.6 L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
120 @ 6300 120 @ 6300
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
36 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
41 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
33 33
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.68 - 0.39 2.68 - 0.39
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.45 -
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.82 2.82
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Accent Kia Rio
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
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
5.0 4.9
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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