Albany area drivers looking for a fuel-efficient small car have a few different options, and while the 2016 Hyundai Accent mpg ratings are certainly better than some, there are more efficient cars available. The 2016 Honda Fit is one of the most efficient subcompact hatchbacks on the road, and we think that once you see what it’s capable of when it comes to fuel economy, you’ll have the Accent in your rearview.
Accent vs. Fit
There are more than a few different things that separate these two hatchbacks—the Accent only has two trims available, for instance, limiting the variety of options for an Albany driver—but we think the fuel economy is one of the most important.
- 2016 Hyundai Accent mpg ratings max out at 38 mpg on the highway and 27 mpg in the city for 31 mpg combined city/highway. That’s certainly better than the average crossover, but can it compare to another hatchback?
- The 2016 Honda Fit LX with CVT earns an EPA-estimated 41 mpg on the highway and 33 mpg in the city, for a combined 36 mpg city/highway.*
When it comes to fuel economy, the numbers speak loud and clear, and whether you do a lot of city driving or spend most of your time on the highway, the Fit has the advantage.
Honda also gives drivers one of the best selections of standard features on their entry-level models, including the basic Fit LX. Each Fit comes standard with a 5-inch LCD display screen in the dash, a multi-angle rearview camera, Bluetooth for phone and audio, a set of steering wheel–mounted controls for audio and phone, and the Honda Magic Seat. The Magic Seat is a Honda-exclusive feature that allows you to fold the rear seats up or down almost instantly to make more room for more cargo.
The Accent has some comparable amenities, but many require upgrades.
Test Drive a Honda Fit
Honda has built a reputation on fuel economy across its lineup, from the remarkably efficient small cars like the Civic and the Fit to the family-sized vehicles like the Odyssey and the Pilot. Let us show you everything else the 2016 Honda Fit has to offer, now that you’ve seen how it leaves the 2016 Hyundai Accent mpg ratings looking like they are a relic of the past.
Visit a Capital Region Honda Dealer near you today for a test drive of the latest Fit.
*Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.
Capital Region Honda Dealers includes Lia Honda, Keeler Honda, Mohawk Honda, Carbone Honda of Bennington, D’Ella Honda of Glens Falls, Rensselaer Honda, Bedard Bros. Honda, and Saratoga Honda.