Compare Hyundai Accent vs. Honda Fit vs. Scion xB

Compare the Hyundai Accent against the Honda Fit and Scion xB. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the Accent, Fit and xB stack up against each other in terms of performance, features, safety prices and more. Then use our Best Price Program by selecting the trims you are interested in to see local prices and get a great deal on a new Accent, Fit and xB. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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2009 Hyundai Accent 2009 Honda Fit 2009 Scion xB
2009 Hyundai Accent 2009 Honda Fit 2009 Scion xB
3dr HB Man GS w/Popular Pkg
  • 3dr HB Man GS w/Popular Pkg
  • 3dr HB Auto GS
  • 4dr Sdn Man GLS
  • 4dr Sdn Auto GLS
  • 3dr HB Man SE
  • 3dr HB Auto SE
  • 3dr HB Man GS
  • Manual
  • Automatic
  • Manual Sport
  • Automatic Sport
  • Manual Sport with Navigation
  • Automatic Sport with Navigation
5dr Wgn Man (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Man (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Man (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Man (SE)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto (SE)


MSRP $11,070 $14,750 $15,750
Invoice $10,822 $14,236 $14,962
Avg. Paid $6,412 $9,035 $9,818

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.2 9.1 7.7
Critics' Rating 8.0 9.8 8.6
Performance 6.9 8.3 7.8
Interior 7.4 9.1 7.6
Cost to Own 9.7 9.6 9.5
Safety 7.3 9.3 9.0
Reliability 2.0 4.0 2.0

Pros & Cons

  • Good passenger space for its size
  • Cargo space competes with larger classmates
  • Fun to drive
  • Plenty of passenger space
  • Large, versatile cargo hold
  • Excellent safety and reliability scores
  • Outstanding reliability score
  • Ample cargo space
  • Plenty of standard tech and safety features
  • Good safety ratings
  • Below-average safety scores
  • Sluggish performance
  • Skimpy list of standard features
  • Competitors have standard electronic stability control
  • Low-for-the-class gas mileage
  • Noticeable body lean in corners

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 1.6L/98 Gas I4 1.5L/91.4 Gas I4 2.4L/144
MPG 27 City / 33 Hwy 27 City / 33 Hwy 22 City / 28 Hwy



Body Style 3 Door HB Coupe 5 Door Hatchback 4 Door Wagon


Wheelbase(in) 98.4 98.4 102.4
Length, Overall (in) 159.3 161.6 167.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 66.7 69.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 60.0 64.7

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Standard Optional


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2467 2489 3020

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional Optional
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard Standard


Convenience & Comfort

Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Optional
Fog Lamps Optional Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Front Reading Lamps Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Optional Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional Optional
Rear Floor Mats Optional Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Power Passenger Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 92.2 90.8 100.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 40.4 40.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 41.3 40.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 52.7 55.8
Front Hip Room (in) 50.2 51.5 52.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 39.0 41.2
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 34.5 38.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 51.3 54.7
Second Hip Room (in) 48.8 51.3 46.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) - TBD - 57.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 21.7


AM/FM Stereo Optional Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Optional Standard Standard
CD Player Optional Standard Standard
Equalizer Standard
MP3 Player Optional Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Optional
Premium Sound System Standard
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Optional Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Optional


Cloth Seats Standard Optional Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard


4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard


Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 1.6L/98 1.5L/91.4 2.4L/144
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 110 @ 6000 117 @ 6600 158 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 106 @ 4500 106 @ 4800 162 @ 4000
Transmission Manual w/OD Manual Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 33.1 34.4 34.8


Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 27 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 33 28
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 10.6 14.0


Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Macpherson strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)


Manual Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.