You're ready to upgrade your daily drive with a new compact sedan. Do you go with the subcompact 2017 Hyundai Accent or the compact 2017 Hyundai Elantra? While both models offer an elevated driving experience, there are several differences that will have an impact on your daily drive. Our team has compared the two compact sedans side-by-side to enable our customers to make a decision that's right for their lifestyle. Check out the detailed information below, and then discover your next new compact sedan in the inventory at our Hyundai dealership in Plymouth, MA.

2017 Hyundai Accent Vs. 2017 Hyundai Elantra

2017 Hyundai Accent vs. 2017 Hyundai Elantra: Performance & Efficiency

Both compact sedans come standard with four-cylinder engines that are designed to maximize fuel efficiency while still delivering an impressive driving experience.

Manual and automatic transmissions are available for the new Elantra and Accent, allowing drivers to choose the on-road experience they want. Do you like to feel the car shifting underneath you, or do you want to sit back, relax, and let the transmission do the work? Either way, Hyundai compact sedans have you covered.

Key performance specs and metrics include:

2017 Hyundai Accent

Compact Sedan

2017 Hyundai Elantra

1.6L 4-cylinder


2.0L 4-cylinder

137 HP


147 HP

123 lb.-ft.


132 lb.-ft.

27 MPG city
37 MPG highway

Fuel Efficiency

26 MPG city
36 MPG highway

2017 Hyundai Accent vs. 2017 Hyundai Elantra: Interior & Exterior Design

2017 Hyundai Accent Vs. 2017 Hyundai Elantra Interiors

Crafted to feel bigger on the inside than they look on the outside, both the Elantra and Accent make intelligent use of their size. From smart storage solutions to comfortable seating, the interior of your next new Hyundai compact sedan is designed to make your commute much more comfortable and convenient. Key interior features offered with the new Elantra and Accent are as follows:

  • The Elantra offers 110.2 cu. ft. of interior volume. The Accent measures slightly smaller at 103.4 cu. ft.
  • Bluetooth® hands-free phone system is standard on both vehicles
  • 60/40 split folding rear seatback included with the Elantra and the Accent

On the outside, both models have been updated with contemporary styling and distinctive design elements.

  • Both the Elantra and Accent are engineered with bold, fluid design aesthetics
  • Projector headlights standard on both models
  • Available alloy wheels on select trim packages

2017 Hyundai Accent vs. 2017 Hyundai Elantra: Pricing Details

2017 Hyundai Accent Vs. 2017 Hyundai Elantra Pricing Details

With both the Elantra and Accent starting at under $18,000 MSRP, you can have your choice of new compact sedans at Hyundai of Plymouth. With factory-direct finance and lease incentives, it's possible to make a good deal into a great deal. Offers are updated monthly, so it's a good idea to check frequently, but you can get a lease deal with a low payment or find a low APR with Hyundai incentives and rebates.

Our Hyundai dealership in Plymouth, MA also has special pricing on a select inventory of new models. These cars still have the factory sticker on them, but they need to find a good home as soon as possible, and we have them at a discount.

Test-Drive a New Accent or Elantra at Hyundai of Plymouth Today!

Do you know which Hyundai compact model is right for you? Get in the driver's seat today with a test drive at our dealership in Plymouth, MA. We have both new cars available in several colors and trim levels for you to choose from. Discover a new Accent or Elantra in the inventory at Hyundai of Plymouth, and give us a call at (888) 480-3980 or use our schedule test drive form to make an appointment.