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2014 Hyundai Accent vs. 2014 Scion iQ Review

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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 Scion iQ. The Hyundai Accent will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Scion iQ.

Convenience
With the Hyundai Accent you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Scion iQ, due to its larger tank size and better 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Hyundai Accent will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Scion iQ. 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 will cost more in transportation costs than the Scion iQ.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Accent is a little wider than the Scion iQ, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Hyundai Accent, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Scion iQ.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Accent does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Scion iQ.

Handling
The Hyundai Accent has a significantly larger turning radius than the Scion iQ, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Accent has a much more powerful engine than the Scion iQ. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The Hyundai Accent offers greater seating capacity than the Scion iQ, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Hyundai Accent will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Scion iQ.

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

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2014 Hyundai
Accent

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MSRP*: $14,895 - $16,395

2014 Scion
iQ

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MSRP*: $15,665 - $17,850
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Lease Incentive: As low as 6.48% --
City MPG: 27 36
Highway MPG: 38 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Invoice*: $14,487 - $15,919 $14,882 - $16,958

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