Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Hyundai Accent than in the Hyundai Elantra GT, due to the Hyundai Accent's smaller rear head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Hyundai Accent and the Hyundai Elantra GT in the front seats.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Accent as you will with the Hyundai Elantra GT, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Based on MSRP, the Hyundai Accent is clearly a better financial choice over the Hyundai Elantra GT. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Accent and the Hyundai Elantra GT have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Hyundai Accent is much slimmer than the Hyundai Elantra GT, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Hyundai Accent is slightly shorter than the Hyundai Elantra GT, which may make it easier to park.
The Hyundai Accent has much less torque than the Hyundai Elantra GT, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Hyundai Accent has about the same turning radius as the Hyundai Elantra GT, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Accent is significantly less powerful than the Hyundai Elantra GT. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Accent and the Hyundai Elantra GT. The Hyundai Accent has less cargo capacity than the Hyundai Elantra GT, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The Hyundai Accent comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Hyundai Elantra GT.
Compare the 2014 Hyundai Accent and the 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT.
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MSRP*: $14,895 - $16,395
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|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Up to $500|
|Low APR Loan:||--||As low as 0.00%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 1.25%||As low as 4.42%|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||5 years/60,000 miles||5 years/60,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$14,487 - $15,919||$18,074|
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