Hyundai Accent vs Kia Rio Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2020 Hyundai Accent
Limited Sedan FWD
MSRP
$19,400
Invoice
$18,834
Average Price Paid
$18,576
34 listings nationwide

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2020 Kia Rio
LX FWD
MSRP
$15,850
Invoice
$15,382
Average Price Paid
$15,850
1,281 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Hyundai Accent
Limited Sedan FWD
Fair Price
$19,168
Good Price
$17,957
Great Price
$17,264
2020 Kia Rio
LX FWD
Fair Price
$16,475
Good Price
$15,061
Great Price
$14,252

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Hyundai Accent
Limited Sedan FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Despite looking the same, the subcompact Hyundai Accent makes big moves toward improved efficiency for 2020. Last year’s 1.6-liter engine was completely redesigned. It now makes 120 h...

2020 Kia Rio
LX FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The 2020 Kia Rio is a subcompact sedan that competes with the Chevrolet Sonic, Hyundai Accent, Nissan Versa, and Toyota Yaris. For 2020, it makes big strides in fuel economy. Both LX ...

Specs

2020 Hyundai Accent
Limited Sedan FWD
2020 Kia Rio
LX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
33 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
41 MPG
41 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 11.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
120 hp @ 6,300 RPM
120 hp @ 6,300 RPM
Torque
113 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
112 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
11.2:1
Displacement
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.98 in x 3.5 in
2.98 in x 3.5 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 4 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 33.5 in 33.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.7 cu ft 13.7 cu ft
Exterior
Length 172.6 in 172.6 in
Width 68.1 in 67.9 in
Height 57.1 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 101.6 in 101.6 in

Available Options

2020 Hyundai Accent
Limited Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Absolute Black
  • Admiral Blue
  • Frost White Pearl
  • Linen Beige
  • Olympus Silver
  • Pomegranate Red
  • Urban Gray
2020 Kia Rio
LX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Clear White
  • Silky Silver

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