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2021 Hyundai Accent vs. 2021 Nissan Versa Review

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2021 Hyundai

MSRP*: $15,395 to $19,500
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2021 Nissan

MSRP*: $14,980 to $18,390
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Invoice* $15,024 to $18,929 $14,608 to $17,923
MPG - City 29 - 33 MPG 27 - 32 MPG
MPG - Hwy 39 - 41 MPG 35 - 40 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 13.7 ft3 14.7 - 15.0 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual, Manual Continuously Variable, Manual
Drivetrain Front-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 120 hp 122 hp
Exterior Length 172.6 in 177.0 in
Exterior Width 68.1 in 68.5 in
Leg Room Front 42.1 in
Rear 33.5 in
Front 44.5 in
Rear 31.0 in
Head Room Front 38.9 in
Rear 37.3 in
Front 39.5 in
Rear 36.3 in
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

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

The Hyundai Accent will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Nissan Versa, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Whether you pick the Hyundai Accent or the Nissan Versa, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Nissan Versa.

The Hyundai Accent is about the same width as the Nissan Versa. The Hyundai Accent is slightly shorter than the Nissan Versa, which may make it easier to park.

The Hyundai Accent has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Versa, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Hyundai Accent and the Nissan Versa.

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

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

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