2021 Hyundai Accent vs. 2021 Honda Accord

2021 Hyundai Accent vs 2021 Honda Accord

It is no secret that the 2021 Hyundai Accent has become quite popular among buyers in recent months. The sedan has an attractive design and excellent performance metrics. However, the 2021 Honda Accord is another vehicle that has a fan-following of its own. Therefore, if you are interested in learning which sedan is the better of the two, then we at Third Coast Auto Group in Austin, Texas, have this comparison page for you. Give it a quick read to find out which one is declared the winner of the competition.

2021 Hyundai Accent


2021 Honda Accord

SE, SEL, Limited Trim levels LX, Hybrid, Sport, Sport Special Edition, Hybrid EX, EX-L, Touring
33/41 mpg Fuel Economy (city/highway) 30/38 mpg
$15,395 Starting MSRP $24,970
11.9 Fuel tank capacity (gallons) 14.8

Which Sedan Should You Buy: 2021 Hyundai Accent or 2021 Honda Accord?

It is pretty evident from the table above that both come with impressive specifications. However, let us talk about the price first. The 2021 Hyundai Accent SE will cost you around $15,395. On the other hand, the 2021 Honda Accord LX has a starting MSRP of $24,970. Hence, if the price is a significant concern for you, you are better off with the 2021 Hyundai Accent.

Next, we take a look at the engine performance of both sedans. The 2021 Hyundai Accent SE comes with a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine that generates 120 horsepower. However, the 2021 Honda Accord LX is equipped with a 1.5-liter inline 4-cylinder engine with a turbocharger that has a maximum of 192 horsepower. Hence, in terms of engine specifications, the 2021 Honda Accord narrowly edges out over the 2021 Hyundai Accent. However, if in terms of fuel efficiency, the 2021 Hyundai Accent has the upper hand in comparison to the 2021 Honda Accord. The 2021 Hyundai Accent has a city and a highway mileage rating of 33 mpg and 41 mpg, respectively. Meanwhile, the 2021 Honda Accord has a city and a highway fuel economy rating of 30 mpg and 38 mpg, respectively.

When it comes to the infotainment system, both sedans are equipped with features, such as Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay®, a touchscreen display with navigation, and much more.

In conclusion, we would like to say that while the 2021 Honda Accord is a good sedan, our vote goes to the 2021 Hyundai Accent for its affordability, specifications, and performance.