The 2017 Hyundai Accent is the smallest and most affordable vehicle in the automaker’s lineup and slots below the Veloster, Elantra, Sonata, and the Azera.
The spacious interior of the Accent offers comfort and refinement that’s unique to its class. The standard features include glare-blocking sliding sunvisors, a one-touch triple turn signal and an available auto-up driver’s power window control. It also include front map pockets with bottle holders, a storage tray, dual front cupholder, a front glove compartment and available sliding armrest with storage.
The available steering-wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls that help enhance your driving comfort, confidence and control. A 6-speaker audio system guarantees great sounds. There’s plenty of headroom, legroom, and ease of entry and exit for tall passengers, in front.
The Accent has available jewel-like projector headlights with LED accents, and available 16-inch alloy wheels add the perfect finishing touch. It’s hatchback gives you the option to load up gear through the rear hatch with incredible ease. The fluid styling of the Accent Hatchback extends all the way to the rear spoiler and its unique, aerodynamic design.
The Accent Hatchback has a longer wheelbase and overall length that creates more room in the car for you to stretch out and kick back. It has standard 16-inch alloy wheels with low rolling resistance silica tires.
The Accent features an eco-efficient 1.6-liter GDI engine that generates 137 horsepower and 123 lb.-ft. of torque. The 4-cylinder can be coupled with a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC. All Accent models with automatic transmission have an Active ECO System that modifies engine and transmission control for improved fuel economy.
The usage of low rolling resistance silica tires ensures a more efficient ride. The Alternator Management System monitors and manages electric power delivery from the engine to the battery while the vehicle is slowing down and idling. It features an engine that provides consistent power in a variety of driving situations and delivers an EPA-estimated 37 MPG on the highway.
The Accent’s standard safety systems react instantly to help you avoid an accident. It comes with standard stability control and active front head restraints, as well as six airbags (front, front-side and full-length side-curtain). When Electronic Stability Control (ESC) senses a skid is imminent, it responds immediately by applying the appropriate amount of braking to individual wheels and adjusting throttle input.
The Traction Control System (TCS) detects wheel slip and applies the brakes as needed, then transfers power to the wheels that are stable. Other features include Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Brake Assist.