2021 Hyundai Accent vs 2022 Hyundai Elantra

2022 Hyundai Elantra If you’re sold on a Hyundai sedan, you may be considering the 2021 Hyundai Accent or the 2022 Hyundai Elantra. But how do you know which one suits your Milford, Fairfield, and New Haven, Connecticut, commutes best? Key Hyundai of Milford knows everything about the Hyundai lineup, so they present the differences to you below.

Hyundai Accent vs Hyundai Elantra Performance

2021 Hyundai AccentWhile the Accent uses a Smartstream® 1.6L 4-cylinder engine, the Elantra provides you with a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine. The Accent produces 120 horsepower with 113 lb-ft of torque, but the Elantra produces more with 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. So, you may get more pick-me-up with the extra power.

For satisfying gas mileage, these cars do not differ that much. The Accent achieves an EPA-estimated 33 city/41 highway MPG.1 If you travel on highways often, you may prefer the Elantra. It achieves an EPA-estimated 33 city/43 highway MPG.2

Hyundai Accent vs Hyundai Elantra Interior

The no-nonsense Accent offers you cloth seating. It features available amenities like heated front seats to keep you warm and automatic temperature control to ventilate the cabin.

More frills come in the Elantra. Choose between cloth or available leather for your upholstery and optional heated front seats. Pick your favorite temperature in front with the optional dual automatic temperature control.

When you examine the dimensions, they veer close in some areas and far apart in others. Figure out how much space you require in the cabin.

Dimensions

Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Elantra

Headroom (front/rear)

38.9 inches/37.3 inches

40.6 inches/37.3 inches

Hip Room (front/rear)

51.7 inches/50.8 inches

53.4 inches/50.5 inches

Legroom (front/rear)

42.1 inches/33.5 inches

42.3 inches/38 inches

Shoulder Room (front/rear)

54.2 inches/53.7 inches

56.5 inches/55.6 inches

 

Each trunk supplies you enough room for a few pieces of luggage and grocery bags. The Accent offers 13.7 cubic feet of cargo volume, while the Elantra gives you 14.2 cubic feet of cargo volume.

Hyundai Accent vs Hyundai Elantra Technology

Upgrade to a 7-inch touchscreen display audio system in the Accent to view maps and what song you’re listening to. Once you’re in the upgraded vehicle, your screen lets you use your phone through Apple CarPlay® or Android Auto™. That way, you can make calls and have access to your entire music library.

If you’re more of a technophile, the Elantra may be ideal for you. The dashboard can be equipped with dual 10.25-inch screens. Behind the wheel, you’ll get a digital instrument cluster, with the center featuring a touchscreen navigation system.

Right from the start, you’ll be able to use your smartphone. The Elantra offers standard Apple CarPlay® or Android Auto™ with no cords to bother with or remember. You can also add a wireless device charging pad to conveniently refresh your car while you ride.

Hyundai Accent vs Hyundai Elantra Safety

Hyundai ElantraVery basic safety comes in the Accent, with a standard rearview camera with dynamic guidelines and an available driver’s blind spot mirror. You’ll also be able to get optional Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist.

If you’re looking for more comprehensive safety to combat the roads, the Elantra provides you with more safety features. You’ll have standard Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection and Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist.

For more guidance when parking, Parking Distance Warning – Reverse and Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist – Reverse can be added. Drivers who spend a lot of time in their cars may want all these extra features.

2021 Hyundai Accent vs 2022 Hyundai Elantra

You want a Hyundai, but which one between the 2021 Hyundai Accent and the 2022 Hyundai Elantra. Both could work for your Milford, Fairfield, and New Haven, CT, lifestyles. Look deeper, though, and you may veer toward one or the other. To find out for sure, set up a test drive at Key Hyundai of Milford today.

 

1 2021 ACCENT: M/T 29 City/39 Hwy/33 Combined MPG, A/T 33 City/41 Hwy/36 Combined MPG. All figures are EPA estimates and for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and vehicle’s condition.

2 2022 ELANTRA SE: 33 City/43 Hwy/37 Combined MPG. 2022 ELANTRA SEL/Limited: 31 City/41 Hwy/35 Combined MPG. All figures are EPA estimates and for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and vehicle’s condition.

 

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