Compare 2021 Hyundai Accent vs 2020 Kia Rio vs 2020 Nissan Versa

2021 Hyundai Accent
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2020 Kia Rio
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2020 Nissan Versa
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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
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S CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Versa S CVT 32 40 $16,085 $16,500
Versa S Manual 27 35 $14,463 $14,830
Versa SR CVT 32 40 $17,874 $18,340
Versa SV CVT 32 40 $17,290 $17,740
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,929
$15,382
$16,085
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,500
$15,850
$16,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$325 / month
$264 / month
$275 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.2
5.3
5.8
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. The 2020 Nissan Versa isn't the cheapest car anymore–look to the Chevy Spark or Mitsubishi Mirage for that–and that's a good thing.
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Fuel Economy
City
33 mpg 33 mpg 32 mpg
Highway
41 mpg 41 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 52.9 50.9
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 33.5 31
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 38.9 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
50.8 52.4 50.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 54.1 53.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.2 89.9 88.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.4 36.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 53.3 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 42.1 44.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
101.6 101.6 103.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.1 67.9 68.5
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 59.8 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.5 6.8
Length, Overall (in)
172.6 172.6 177
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 57.1 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.5 60 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 13.7 14.7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum Front Disc/Rear Drum
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11 10
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes - -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 8 8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- 8 8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 11.9 10.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 33.5 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/45HR17 P185/65TR15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/45HR17 P185/65TR15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2679 2767 2650
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 15 X 5.5 15 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 15 X 5.5 15 X 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 90 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 410 -
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
113 @ 4500 112 @ 4500 114 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/98 1.6 L/97 1.6 L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
120 @ 6300 120 @ 6300 122 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
33 33 32
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
36 36 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
41 41 40
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.82 2.82 3.77
Trans Order Code
NA NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.68 - 0.39 2.68 - 0.39 4.01 - 0.55
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.45 - 3.75
Trans Type
1 1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Accent Kia Rio Nissan Versa
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.0 4.9 5.1
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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2021 Hyundai Accent
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  • Incentive: $1,000 customer cash
  • Finance: 0.0% APR for 66 months
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  • Rebates: Up to $1,000 in incentives
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