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2021 Nissan Versa vs. 2021 Hyundai Accent

2021 Nissan Versa vs. 2021 Hyundai Accent

2021 Nissan Versa


2021 Hyundai Accent


Starting Price

1.6L 4-Cylinder Engine

Base Engine

1.6L 4-Cylinder Engine
32 city / 40 highway mpg**

Fuel Economy

29 city / 39 highway mpg
7 inches


5 inches
14.7 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

13.7 cubic feet

Trim Levels


If you’re considering a compact sedan for your next vehicle, you’ll want to compare the 2021 Nissan Versa vs. the 2021 Hyundai Accent. Both models work hard to win Knoxville drivers over, but in the end it’s Nissan that takes the lead thanks to better: 

  • Price and Trim Levels 
  • Performance
  • Interior Space

Versa vs. Accent: Price and Trim Levels

Dollar for dollar, the Nissan Versa helps you stay on budget. Compare the entry-level prices between these two sedans: 

  • 2021 Nissan Versa S: $14,930 MSRP*
  • 2021 Hyundai Accent SE: $15,395 MSRP 

The Nissan Versa gives you four fun trim levels to choose from, which is one more than the Accent. Even at the highest trim, the Versa is still more affordable: 

  • 2021 Nissan Versa SR: $18,340 MSRP*
  • 2021 Hyundai Accent Limited: $19,500 MSRP 

Versa vs. Accent: Performance

The Versa and Accent may have similar engines under the hood, but that doesn’t mean they are equals. Even though they may be neck and neck in terms of horsepower, the Versa achieves better fuel economy: 

  • 2021 Nissan Versa with Xtronic CVT: 32 city / 40 highway mpg** 
  • 2021 Hyundai Accent: 29 city / 39 highway mpg

These miles add up over the years, so not only will you save on your initial purchase with the Versa, but you’ll also save yourself in fuel costs too. 

Versa vs. Accent: Interior Space 

Botht the Versa and Accent seat up to five, but you and yours will have more room to stretch out and relax inside the Nissan. 

  • 2021 Nissan Versa leg room (front): 44.5 inches
  • 2021 Hyundai Accent leg room (front): 42.1 inches 

Not only will you have more space, but all your groceries and gear will have room to spare as well. When you’re packing up for your next adventure, Nissan affords you more cargo carrying ability: 

  • 2021 Nissan Versa cargo capacity: 14.7 cubic feet
  • 2021 Hyundai Accent cargo capacity: 13.7 cubic feet

Experience the Nissan Versa for Yourself

Now that you know more about how the Nissan Versa compares against the Hyundai Accent, visit East Tennessee Nissan today for the all-important test drive! We know you’ll fall in love with this spirited compact sedan, so familiarize yourself with our new vehicle specials and see how this model fits into your budget. Contact us for more information! 


*Price is Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes tax, title, license, options and destination charge. Dealer sets actual price. 

**2020 EPA fuel economy estimates for Sentra®: • 29 city MPG / 39 hwy MPG / 33 combined MPG for 2020 Sentra S and SV • 28 city MPG / 37 hwy MPG / 32 combined MPG for 2020 Sentra SR Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.

***2019 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates for 2020 Versa: •27 City MPG / 35 Highway MPG / 30 Combined MPG for 2020 Versa with Manual Transmission • 32 City MPG / 40 Highway MPG / 35 Combined MPG for 2020 Versa with CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions — use for comparison only.

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