2016 Kia Rio vs 2016 Hyundai Accent

2016 Kia Rio 2016 Hyundai Accent
$14,165 Starting MSRP $14,745
138-hp, 1.6-liter 4-cylinder Engine 137-hp, 1.6-liter 4-cylinder
28-mpg city, 38-mpg hwy Fuel Economy 27-mpg city, 38-mpg hwy
Yes Hatchback Model Yes

2016 Kia Rio vs 2016 Hyundai Accent

2016 Kia Rio Redesign

As far as comparisons go, we aren’t sure we have ever seen one as close, on paper, as this one. The 2016 Kia Rio vs 2016 Hyundai Accent comparison pits two vehicles from Korean manufacturers against one another, and there are almost too many similarities to count! But didn’t your parents teach you to appreciate the little things in life? That is what we are taking into account with this comparison, the little things. And in the end, it’s all of the little things that the 2016 Rio does better than the 2016 Accent that make it the better option.

Starting out we see that both vehicles are priced just over $14,000, but the 2016 Kia Rio is about $600 less than the 2016 Hyundai Accent. That may not seem like much, but if you want to spring for a few accessories for your vehicle, such as a rear cargo net or all-weather floor mats, that $600 would certainly come in handy! Other accessories available for the 2016 Kia Rio include an auto-dimming mirror with HomeLink, a portable GPC, and a rear spoiler.

Better Performance and Efficiency in the 2016 Kia Rio

Another important aspect of the 2016 Kia Rio vs 2016 Hyundai Accent comparison is the performance and efficiency that each provides under the hood. Sure, 1-horsepower and 1-mpg advantage doesn’t look like a lot, but do you know how much that will save you over the entire life of your vehicle? While it might not be a ton, again we are ones to appreciate the little things, and a little extra change in your pocket never hurt anyone.

Inside of the 2016 Kia Rio you are going to enjoy a plethora of options to choose from, especially in a subcompact car! Each Rio comes with great standard options such as steering wheel-mounted audio-buttons, air conditioning, and a trip computer. Some of our favorite options that many customers have enjoyed include the UVO eServices infotainment system, the Active Eco System for increased fuel efficiency, and push-button start.

If you have any additional questions regarding the 2016 Kia Rio vs 2016 Hyundai Accent comparison, please contact a Carolina Kia sales professional today.

2016 Kia Rio Interior