Hyundai Accent is a luxury sub-compact sedan of Korean automaker Hyundai Motors. The model was introduced in 1994 and its production is still continuing successfully. This model comes with ample of variant choices that include CNG, LPG and executive versions. All the variants has 1.5 liter engine with five speed manual gearbox as standard feature.
Hyundai Accent is the car of performance, luxury, power and style and it assures to give smooth-sailing riding experience. The car is powered with innovative and advanced engine and it definitely proves to be the tough competitor in entry level sedan. On the whole it is a well balanced car that comes with affordable price tag and competes with Chevrolet Aveo, Ford Ikon, Maruti Swift Dzire and Tata Indigo. The cost of the sedan ranges between 5 lacs and 6 lacs. The model is available in attractive colors like husky blue, real earth, ebony black, charming grey, bright silver, noble white, scarlet sage, aqua tint and potomac blue.
Hyundai Accent is equipped with 1.54 Liter SOHC engine with the displacement of 1495 cc which is standard in all the three variants – petrol, diesel and CNG. Manual five speed transmission and in-line four cylinder is also standard on all the variants. The 1495 cc SOCH engine can churn out maximum power of 94 bhp at the rate of 5500 rpm and maximum torque of 123 nm at the rate of 3500 rpm. Its alpha engine stands for best economy and refined power.
Hyundai Accent comes with well balanced powerful engine. It is intended with high velocity intake, tumble airflow, exhaust ports, asymmetric rockers and dual intake valves that assure to give refined power and performance. The sedan is quick and energetic in city drive but coming to highway performance it is not that very zippy. Since the sedan is fitted with MPFI fuel supply system, it makes sure to measure each drop of fuel. The capacity of its fuel tank is 45 liters. ARAI gives the certificate that this model gives the mileage of 16.36 kmpl but in fact it is giving only 12.3 in city and 13.5 in highways. More or less almost all the variants give the same kind of fuel economy.
Exterior, Interior and Safety
Hyundai Accent front grille comes with horizontal slats that appear fresh and unique. Its waistline, bumpers, rear garnish, door handles and OVRMs are coated with body color. Further more the exterior is equipped with rear defogger, tinted glasses, clear headlamps and many more. It has the 175/70R13 tubeless tyres and they are covered with six-spoke full wheel cover that makes Accent exterior sporty.
The interior of this entry level sedan has beige color dual tone theme that bring spacious and luxurious feel. It has the comfortable front seats, supportive rear seats and its roofline is pretty higher. Powerful air-conditioning systems, elegent instrumental cluster, cup-holders at comfortable places are additional attraction to the interiors.
Hyundai Accent is adorned with lots of passive and active safety features like disc anti-lock brakes, three point safety belts, height adjustable headrests, dual airbags, central locks, child locks, collapsible steering column and many more.