Mahindra Verito versus Hyundai Accent

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Mahindra Verito is a very good sedan in the entry level C segment and brings many exciting features. We compare it to the Hyundai Accent which is a fantastic car and has been for the past many years in this segment. It has many good features and comes at an exciting pricing with good performance. So keep reading our car comparison today to find out more about these two cars.

Looks and design:

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Mahindra Verito is a fantastic sedan in the C segment and brings contemporary design and looks very fresh amongst the current cars in the segment. It has good exterior features and has a well styled design of the front end of the car. It has a good rear which is in proportion with the rest of the design. It has sporty alloy wheels and flared wheel arches which add muscle to the design elements of the Verito sedan.

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Hyundai Accent has modern looks and is a very good car in the entry level segment. It has been in the segment for many years now without a change however it has sophisticated looks which were contemporary in its time. It has stylish looks from the front to the back and overall it is a well designed car. Hyundai has taken good care in building this car, therefore the build quality is very good on the Hyundai Accent.

Looks overall – Mahindra Verito 8.5/10
Looks overall – Hyundai Accent
7.5/10

Interiors – design, space and features:

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Mahindra Verito has very good interiors and brings ample space inside its cabin area which can easily seat about 5 persons inside. It has good back support and comfortable seats. It has ample leg and head room inside. It has a powerful music system with good features. It has instrument panel with MID. It has powerful air con and also brings cubby holes and a cavernous boot space of 510 liters.

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Hyundai has done a very good job with the interiors on the Hyundai Accent C segment sedan and brings very good quality interiors inside the cabin area. It has very good seats with good level of comfort and offer good support to the back and under thighs. It had door trim and wooden finish panels and fabric inserts. It has leather clad steering wheel and ample space inside the spacious cabin area.

Interiors overall – Mahindra Verito 8.5/10
Interiors overall – Hyundai Accent 7.5/10

Engine – performance, power, torque, fuel economy, smoothness:

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Mahindra Verito has a powerful petrol engine with a 1.4 liter petrol engine which produces 75 BHP of power at 5500 RPM and maximum torque of 110 NM at 3000 RPM. It been rated by ARAI to deliver 13.87 kmpl of fuel efficiency. The diesel engine is equally power with good drivability and makes 65 BHP of power at 4000 RPM and 160 NM of torque at 2000 RPM. ARAI has rated it to deliver 20.77 kmpl of fuel efficiency.

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Hyundai Accent has good engine performance and brings a powerful motor with good drivability and performance. It has a 1.5 liter petrol engine which produces 94 BHP of power at 5500 RPM and maximum torque from its engine is 12.7 KGM. It brings a 5 speed manual transmission gearbox to put all that power to the wheels and has been rated by ARAI to deliver a maximum fuel efficiency of 13.5 kmpl.

Engine overall – Mahindra Verito 8.5/10
Engine overall – Hyundai Accent 7.5/10

Suspension – Ride, comfort and handling:

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Mahindra Verito has a very good suspension which offers you a good ride quality and good highway manners. It offers an exciting driving experience owing to the suspension and chassis working together to provide a comfortable ride quality. It has good level of comfort and manages to go over bad roads and potholed surfaces quite well, ensuring a good ride quality at all times and the brakes are very powerful, assisted further by inclusion of ABS.

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Hyundai Accent is a very good sedan with good features and pricing. It has good ride quality and brings a comfortable driving experience. It has decent highway manners and ensures a stable ride. The tires have good level of grip and the steering unit is well weighted and gives ample feedback to the driver while remaining easy to turn. It has good brakes which offer good braking capabilities and are further aided by ABS.

Suspension overall – Mahindra Verito – 8/10
Suspension overall – Hyundai Accent – 8/10

Value for money – sticker price, standard features:

Mahindra Verito petrol is available in only two variant starting from price tag of 5.28 lakhs for the Mahindra Verito G2 and top variant in petrol Mahidnra Verito G4 has been priced at 5.50 lakhs. Mahindra Verito Diesel has been priced from 6.26 lakhs for the Mahindra Verito D2, Mahindra Verito D4 has been priced from 6.48 lakhs while the top variant in diesel has been priced at 7.15 lakhs for the Mahindra Verito D6.

Hyundai has done a very good job with the pricing of the Hyundai Accent sedan. It brings many good features and at very attractive pricing of 5.17 lakhs ex-showroom New Delhi for Hyundai Accent Executive model. This has helped it gain momentum in sales and do well in the market segment in the Indian car market. It has good performance and decent handling for a car in this segment.

Value for money overall – Mahindra Verito – 8/10
Value for money overall – Hyundai Accent – 8/10

Verdict:

Mahindra Verito brings plenty of features, good styling and performance and also brings good interiors which are amongst the things people look for in a sedan in this segment. However Hyundai Accent is a tried and tested sedan with good range of features and brings a quality product with excellent service backup from Hyundai. It is a very good car and has excellent features at very attractive pricing.

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