The Accent nets out with more space than almost anything in its price class, and tops cars much smaller than it in fuel economy. Count among those the Chevrolet Sonic, Fiesta, Mazda2 and Yaris, each of which brings to the table its own unique flavor. No, the current range of Hyundai Accent Hatchbacks do not offer a Diesel powered option. Fuel mileage is rated 30 mpg city and 40 mpg highway regardless of transmission choice. It is lighter than rivals, but also more powerful.
The dashboard is plain, but complex textures and the presence of both shiny blck and matte silver finishes give it a premium appearance. A vast interior, by subcompact standards, elevates the Accent into the compact class. Accent boasts a welcoming, surprisingly roomy interior. Hatchback Just Got Hotter: The Accent Hatchback You might be forgiven for thinking that the New Hyundai Accent Hatchback is a compact car. Swept-back headlamps give way to angled fenders and a heavily-straked side profile. The Accent doesn't offer a rearview camera or blind-spot monitors, which would mitigate the issue, but its side rearview mirrors are fairly large. The Motor Trend test team achieved a 9.
Why you would buy it: You think a subcompact should look and feel premium while not breaking the bank. Some passages of hard, shiny black plastic live on the low reaches of the doors and the center console, but it's remarkable how finely finished this entry-level car feels--especially if you've been inside the outgoing Nissan Versa or a Chevy Aveo--and how dramatically it points out Hyundai's rapid progress. Crash-test scores weren't a strong point for the outgoing Accent. Thought it would be better. It's far off the mark at 33 mpg highway. Interior Design The original interior in the cabin is indeed reported to be a lot more secure for the driver in addition to their travelers.
I am a speeder and i always floor it and speed and weave in and out of traffic and i have to say, it keeps up well for its size. It is available as a four-door hatchback or four-door sedan; the two-door hatchback is discontinued. As a result, Accent has a pleasantly sprightly feel, its 1. Hyundai's turned its styling signatures on a dime. The sedan's trunk size is class-competitive, and the hatchback offers substantially more cargo space. But unlike other versions, it's missing a radio, air conditioning, power windows and mirrors. The Accent earns respect with standard stability control mandatory in all cars for 2012 and curtain airbags.
Automakers seemed to think of the buyers of small, inexpensive cars as nothing more than an inconvenience, a market that had to be pacified through the cheapest means possible. The premium cloths seats are decently supportive. The simpler center stack of controls isn't as shapely as the one in the Elantra, but then again, the Accent's fan switch feels more substantial than the one in the bigger sedan. There is however a very reliable 1 591cc, 1. The Hyundai warranty has covered the only issue so far squeaking driver's side door.
The Accent's controls, too, are much easier to read and use than the angled banks of Chiclets on the Ford Fiesta dash. The doors have molded-in bins for water bottles, and so does the center console. All trim levels and body styles are available with either transmission and achieve the same fuel economy. Some commented that the Accent has some Ford Fiesta-inspired surfacing detail to it, but the Accent appears lower and squatter when the two are parked together. Nonetheless, collision check results are usually beneath a par. Visibility is an issue in the Accent hatchback, much more so than in the four-door sedan.
The low cushions leave adult knees without much direct contact with the seat, but for medium-sized adults and everyone smaller, the back seat will be great. The six-speed automatic has an ActiveEco function to complement its sport-shift mode; choose the first and those upshifts come quickly, or flick the lever to the right and get more control over those gears. I am a speeder and i always floor it and speed and weave in and out of traffic. Leftlane's bottom line Accent proves that less can be more. But does it stack up in this hotly-contested class? This means that the only difference between the two model variants is the transmission type. Exceptional head room and good leg room are far above par in the class, and the knee space isn't tight, either--the center console isn't hourglass-shaped as it is in the Elantra, but the Accent still gives a smooth surface for legs to rest against.
Compared to other subcompacts and compacts, it's still impressive. Inside the Accent, Hyundai provides ample storage for small items. It bests the subcompact class in fuel economy, and takes out most of the compact class as well, while it dials up better straight-line performance and handling than it had before. Concerning , the current 137 hp 1. The six-speed transmissions, manual or automatic, do a fine job of extracting all the value from the small-displacement engine.
Air conditioning can be added as a dealer-installed option. Unless you've been by the Kia dealer to check out the Rio, that is. Push is usually to the leading rims merely. It can be commonly rumored the front side grille can become much more angular since the front side fascia boosts its own competitive look. It hasn't put on much around the middle, as usually happens at model changeovers: at about 2400 pounds, it weighs about the same as the Honda Fit, and a few hundred pounds less than the smaller Ford Fiesta.