newcars.com®

2016 Hyundai Accent vs. 2017 Kia Rio Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Accent than the Kia Rio. The Kia Rio will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Accent.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Accent as you will with the Kia Rio, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
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). The Hyundai Accent is somewhat more expensive than the Kia Rio. 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 Kia Rio have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Accent is a little narrower than the Kia Rio, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Hyundai Accent takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia Rio.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Hyundai Accent and the Kia Rio do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Hyundai Accent has a larger turning radius than the Kia Rio, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Hyundai Accent and the Kia Rio.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Accent and the Kia Rio. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Hyundai Accent as you will in the Kia Rio.

Warranty
The Hyundai Accent comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Kia Rio.

Watch Video

Compare the 2016 Hyundai Accent and the 2017 Kia Rio.

Get your best price before going to the dealer!

2016 Hyundai
Accent

More Details & Photos New 2016 Hyundai Accent
MSRP*: $14,745

2017 Kia
Rio

More Details & Photos New 2017 Kia Rio
MSRP*: $14,165 - $17,755
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.59% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 27 27
Highway MPG: 37 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Read an article on the current NHTSA crash test program.

**** *****
Frontal Crash Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Read an article on the current NHTSA crash test program.

**** ****
Side Crash Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Read an article on the current NHTSA crash test program.

**** *****
Invoice*: $14,343 $13,902 - $16,962

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

Monthly Trend for:
2016 Hyundai Accent

No Days On Lot Data

No Data

Monthly Trend for:
2017 Kia Rio

No Days On Lot Data

No Data

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.