2016 Nissan Versa vs 2016 Hyundai Accent

The Nissan Versa is back at it again, picking off the competition one-by-one, and this time around it boldly faces off against the Hyundai Accent. There certainly isn’t a shortage of compact or subcompact cars in today’s market; dealership lots are filled with them. And just because there is a surplus does not mean that the quality matches the quantity.

Find out more about how the 2016 Nissan Versa vs 2016 Hyundai Accent compare and why we believe the Sentra pulls ahead without question. Right out of the starting gate, you’ll find that the Nissan Versa has a much lower manufacturer’s suggested retail price compared to the Hyundai Accent, and even with that being said, it hasn’t cut any corners to save on cost.

The Versa is a value leader with an excellent safety score and a long list of standard features on each of its four trim levels. (S, S Plus, SV, and SL)

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2016 Nissan Versa vs 2016 Hyundai Accent
31 city/ 40 hwy mpg Fuel Economy Rating 27 city/ 38 hwy mpg
1.6L 4-cylinder Base Engine 1.6L 4-cylinder
37.0 inches Rear Legroom 33.3 inches

Brilliant Silver

Cayenne Red

Fresh Powder

Graphite Blue

Gun Metallic

Metallic Blue

Super Black


Century White

Ironman Silver

Triathlon Gray

Ultra Black

Boston Red

Pacific Blue

Vitamin C

2016 Nissan Versa The subcompact showdown

From front to back, the 2016 Nissan Versa creates more passenger space than the Hyundai Accent is able to. The difference in rear passenger legroom is by far the most obvious; adults will have a much tighter squeeze sitting in the back of the Hyundai Accent.

As for the Nissan Versa, it does an excellent job of balancing passenger space all around in addition to providing a wide enough, and deep enough trunk for cargo. Although it’s classified as a subcompact car, the amount of space that the Versa is able to create is nearly what most compacts provide.

Even in its most basic form, the S trim, the 2016 Nissan Versa features appreciated creature comforts that are easily taken for granted like: air-conditioning, body-color power mirrors, four-speaker sound system w/ CD player, steering wheel audio controls, and an aux. audio jack.

To learn more about the 2016 Nissan Versa or how it compares to the competition, we would like to welcome you here to Glendale Nissan and hope to see you soon!.