2016 Honda Fit LX vs 2016 Hyundai Accent SE Hatchback

Compact hatchbacks are becoming increasingly popular among drivers who want efficiency and space included in one vehicle. These compact hatchbacks allow for impressive fuel economies because they’re equipped with small, efficient engines. However, these vehicles offer much more space than the average sedan when it comes to cargo volume because the hatchback design allows for more storage and space for larger, odd shaped items. Our team here at Garden State Honda is working to provide our readers with detailed comparisons showing how the iconic 2016 Honda Fit stands up to its competition.

This time we’re comparing base models, so the 2016 Honda Fit versus the 2016 Hyundai Accent SE Hatchback. It’s important to keep in mind that there are other trim levels available that offer additional features and enhanced performance capabilities for both vehicles. To start, drivers will notice both vehicles are equipped with similar size engines. The Fit comes standard with an automatic transmission, whereas the Accent offers it optional but comes standard with a manual transmission. Drivers will also notice more cargo space in the Fit than in the Accent.

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2016 Honda Fit LX 2016 Hyundai Accent SE Hatchback
1.5-liter I-4 Engine 1.6-liter I-4
Standard Automatic Transmission Optional
Standard Rearview Camera Not available
52.7 cu. Ft Cargo Volume 47.5 cu. Ft.

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Safety is one of the most important aspects when it comes to buying a new vehicle, which is why we’re going to explore the standard safety features on both vehicle to give drivers a better idea of what’s offered. Both the 2016 Honda Fit and the 2016 Hyundai Accent Hatchback come standard with traction control, brake assist, tire pressure monitors, child proof rear door locks and vehicle stability control systems. When it comes to safety, the main differences between these two compact hatchbacks comes from the safety ratings given by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. There are six categories that the 2016 Honda Fit scored higher than the 2016 Hyundai Accent Hatchback.

Turning our attention to standard convenience features, both the Fit and the Accent Hatchback have quite a bit in common. These vehicles are set standard with power locks, windows and side mirrors as well as exterior temperature gauges, automatic headlights and keyless entry. The 2016 Honda Fit comes out on top with standard a rearview camera, stereo anti-theft and a 60/40 split folding reclining rear bench seat, which are not available in the 2016 Hyundai Accent Hatchback. Cruise control and steering wheel mounted controls are standard in the Fit but only optional in the Accent Hatchback.

Drivers interested in learning more about the 2016 Honda Fit, and how it compares to the rest of its competition, are welcome to contact our team here at Garden State Honda for more information. Those looking to get behind the wheel can do so by scheduling a test drive online today.

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