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2016 Hyundai Accent Comparison near Fairfax, VA

2016 Hyundai Accent vs Ford Fiesta

The automotive world is filled with vehicles ranging from full-size sport utility vehicles, to midsize luxury sedans, to performance-driven coupes. It seems that every major manufacturer has their version of what a car, truck, or SUV should be, and that’s especially true when you look at the small car market. Beyond compact cars are subcompact cars, a segment that seems to be growing every year and caters to those who want the best features in a smaller package. With this 2016 Hyundai Accent near Fairfax, VA, comparison, you’ll see just how it stacks up against a competitor like the Ford Fiesta.

Both the 2016 Hyundai Accent and Ford Fiesta are quite versatile, offering their models in sedan and hatchback models. Each of these have their own features that make them stand apart from the rest, but the Accent does the Fiesta one better when you look at performance. Both the sedan and hatchback models of these two competitors come with a 1.6L 4-cylinder engine, but the 137 horsepower and 123 lbs.-ft. of torque of the Accent beats the 120 horsepower and 112 lbs.-ft. of torque on the Fiesta. Similarly, the Accent has a 6-speed manual transmission, while the Fiesta falls short with a 5-speed manual transmission. Even with more power under the hood, the 2016 Hyundai Accent gets 38 hwy MPG1, while the Fiesta only gets 36 hwy MPG1.

Part of the reason you choose to drive a subcompact car is that you want a versatile interior that is able to handle anything you throw at it. Both versions of the Accent have more front and second-row headroom than the Fiesta, in addition to a greater cargo volume (21 cubic ft.) and passenger volume (90 cubic ft.). You’ll also see with this 2016 Hyundai Accent near Fairfax, VA, comparison that the Accent has more convenience and comfort features to give you a satisfying drive. Something as simple as power windows should be standard on all models, but you’ll only find this feature on the Accent.

Both the 2016 Hyundai Accent and 2016 Ford Fiesta have a six-speaker audio system with a single-disc CD/MP3-compatible player and auxiliary input jack for your smartphone or MP3 player. However, the Accent offers even more listening options with SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, and you won’t find that on the Fiesta. The Accent is again victorious when you look at exclusive exterior features like the automatic headlights on the sedan and hatchback, the heated side mirrors on the hatchback only, and the remote trunk release on the sedan.

This 2016 Hyundai Accent near Fairfax, VA, comparison shows you just how the Accent beats the Ford Fiesta when it comes to what’s under the hood, as well as the convenience and comfort features inside and out. To conduct your own comparison, visit your local Fairfax area Hyundai dealer, Pohanka Hyundai of Fredericksburg, at 5200-A Jefferson Davis Hwy.



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