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2018 Hyundai Accent vs 2018 Kia Rio

2018 Hyundai Accent next to the 2018 Kia Rio

The subcompact car is a very popular choice with drivers who are wanting to get behind the wheel of a new vehicle that can offer them an incredibly high fuel economy rating while also providing them with some exciting performance on the road. Two of the top contenders in the popular and very competitive subcompact segment of the auto industry include the Hyundai Accent and Kia Rio. To help you get a better understanding of which one has more to offer, this detailed comparison of the 2018 Hyundai Accent vs 2018 Kia Rio will help you learn more about the differences between them.

Both the new Hyundai Accent and Kia Rio have a lot of similarities, but one them has much more to offer you than the other. Take some time to review this comparison between the 2018 Hyundai Accent and 2018 Kia Rio so you can decide which model would best suit your specific needs for a new car.

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2018 Hyundai Accent  VS  2018 Kia Rio 
$14,995  MSRP  $13,900 
37  Highway MPG Rating  37 
130 hp  Horsepower  130 hp 
90.2  Passenger Volume (Cu-Ft)  89.9 

2018 Hyundai Accent and 2018 Kia Rio Comparison

The modern subcompact car is not at all what it once was. They are now easily capable of offering you an incredibly high fuel economy rating, spirited performance, the latest technology features and excellent safety scores. This side-by-side comparison between the 2018 Hyundai Accent vs 2018 Kia Rio shows that both new cars offer an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of up to 37 mpg on the highway and deliver 130 horsepower. The biggest difference between the new Hyundai Accent and Kia Rio is found in each of their standard technology offerings. The 2018 Hyundai Accent gives you more standard technology features in the lower, mid and higher trim levels than the 2018 Kia Rio does. With a longer list of standard high-tech features that can include Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, a 7-inch touchscreen, heated seats, sunroof, keyless entry and push-button start, the 2018 Hyundai Accent easily beats the 2018 Kia Rio in this comparison.


2018 Hyundai Accent infotainment system
2018 Hyundai Accent dashboard features
2018 Hyundai Accent front interior
2018 Hyundai Accent rear passenger seats