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Hyundai Accent
2021 Hyundai Accent
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$15,395
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.6
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Hyundai Elantra
2021 Hyundai Elantra
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TBC
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9.0
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Kia Forte
2021 Kia Forte
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$17,890
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9.3
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Overview

Engine
1.6-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 37 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
11.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
15.3 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.6-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
120 hp @ 6300 rpm
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
Torque
113 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
N/A
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
33.5 ft
N/A
34.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
N/A
Steel Wheels
Front Wheel Size
15" x 5.5"
N/A
15" x 6"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x 5.5"
N/A
15" x 6"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
N/A
Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
N/A
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P185/65HR15
N/A
P195/65HR15
Rear Tire
P185/65HR15
N/A
P195/65HR15
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
33 MPG
N/A
31 MPG
City
29 MPG
N/A
27 MPG
Highway
39 MPG
N/A
37 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.4 Tons/yr
N/A
5.8 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
11.9 gallons
N/A
14 gallons
Cruising Range City
345.1 miles
N/A
378 miles
Cruising Range Highway
464.1 miles
N/A
518 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
172.6 in
184.1 in
182.7 in
Height
57.1 in
55.7 in
56.5 in
Max Width
68.1 in
71.9 in
70.9 in
Front Width
59.3 in
N/A
61.5 in
Rear Width
59.5 in
N/A
61.9 in
Wheelbase
101.6 in
107.1 in
106.3 in
Ground Clearance
5.5 in
N/A
5.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
N/A
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.1 in
N/A
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.9 in
N/A
38.8 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.2 in
N/A
56.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
51.7 in
N/A
53 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
33.5 in
N/A
35.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.3 in
N/A
37.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.7 in
N/A
55.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
50.8 in
N/A
51.1 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,502 lbs
N/A
2,707 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.7 ft³
N/A
15.3 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Absolute Black
  • Admiral Blue
  • Forge Gray
  • Frost White Pearl
  • Olympus Silver
  • Pomegranate Red
N/A
  • Clear White
  • Gravity Gray

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
Aurora Black

Standard Interior Materials

  • Beige, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
N/A
  • Black, Woven Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
5 Years / 60,000 Miles