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2014 Hyundai Accent vs. 2014 Nissan Sentra Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Sentra than the Hyundai Accent, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Hyundai Accent and the Nissan Sentra in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Nissan Sentra you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Hyundai Accent, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Based on MSRP, the Hyundai Accent is clearly a better financial choice over the Nissan Sentra. 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 Nissan Sentra have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Accent is much slimmer than the Nissan Sentra, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Hyundai Accent, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Nissan Sentra.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Hyundai Accent doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Nissan Sentra.

Handling
The Hyundai Accent has about the same turning radius as the Nissan Sentra, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Accent is somewhat more powerful than the Nissan Sentra.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Accent and the Nissan Sentra. The Hyundai Accent has less cargo capacity than the Nissan Sentra, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Accent than that of the Nissan Sentra.

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2014 Hyundai
Accent

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MSRP*: $14,645

2014 Nissan
Sentra

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MSRP*: $15,990 - $19,640
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.39% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.03% --
City MPG: 27 27 - 30
Highway MPG: 38 36 - 40
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Invoice*: $14,248 $15,590 - $18,521

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