2019 Hyundai Accent - Review
The Accent model is produced by the largest automaker in South Korea - Hyundai Motors Corp since 1994.
The car, which combines the original appearance, comfort of the cabin, ease of operation and a wide choice of additional options, plus economical fuel consumption, has gained wide popularity throughout the world, as evidenced by the high level of sales. The first generation Accent rightfully received the title of a family car.
With the advent of the Accent model, a start was made to equip Hyundai cars with engines of its own production (previously, the company used Mitsubishi power units).
In 1999, the world was presented to the second generation Accent. The new generation has noticeably added in size, the car has become wider and 13 cm longer than its predecessor. Body design made in accordance with the latest achievements of the automotive industry. Low sloped hood and a large angle of inclination of the windshield ensured a low drag coefficient. Changes affected the interior. There is a new front panel and finishing materials. Salon has become more functional and comfortable. The driving position is distinguished by decent ergonomics and good visibility.
The fully molded dashboard design provides decent ergonomics. The placement of each instrument and control has been carefully checked in actual use. Compactly located behind the steering wheel, instruments with white indication and backlighting provide easy readability in the driver's field of view. Optimally designed controls are convenient and comfortable. A round molded panel smoothly and gently passes into the door trim panel. This optimal design solution increases the interior space of the cabin.
Hyundai experts have taken care to increase the level of noise insulation and reduce fuel consumption. The latter was achieved with the help of a new system, which prevented the fuel from getting back into the tank, which had time to warm up in the engine area when the driver released the accelerator pedal. This made the car both greener and more economical.
The car was produced as a hatchback with three and five doors, as well as a sedan.
Accent second generation had three options for performance:
L - basic equipment, standard equipment includes only the driver's seat height adjustment.
LS - differs from the basic presence of internal door handles with protection against accidental opening and more expensive upholstered seats. At desire of the customer installation of the conditioner is possible.
GLS - heated rear window with timer, driver's seat with adjustable tilt and armrest, folding backrest in parts. Perhaps the presence of ABS, air conditioning, powered mirrors, power windows and central locking.
At Accent installed gasoline engines with a working volume of 1.3 and 1.5 liters capacity from 70 to 91 hp, equipped with a carburetor or injection. In the GS and GLS trim levels, the engine with injection is standard equipment.
Suspension tough on cars with all body types - fully independent, with two anti-roll bars.
Front brakes - disc, ventilated, rear - drum.
Since 2001, Hyundai Accent began to produce at the Taganrog Automobile Plant.
In 2003 comes the third generation in a row. The novelty has received changes, both in terms of design, and in the technical part. The novelty has a completely new design for the front part of the body, the idea of which was borrowed from the new Hyundai Coupe - a similar solution to the grille, recognizable large headlights. The side panels of the body and the rear part of the car also underwent some changes. The Accent salon has also been updated, which has received a new front panel design and new trim materials. In general, Accent received a modern design, while maintaining the overall silhouette and style of the previous modification.
The third-generation Accent is available with two engines: a 1.3-liter gasoline with an output of 84 hp and a 1.5-liter diesel unit with a direct fuel supply system, 82 hp.
There are two types of gearbox: 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic. With a manual transmission, the engine consumes about 5 liters per 100 km. Hyundai Accent accelerates to 100 km / h in 11.5 seconds, maximum speed - 173 km / h.
The car has a trunk of 375 liters. The design in which the lower edge of the trunk lid comes to the bumper, facilitates loading.
Galvanized body has excellent corrosion resistance.
The steering column with the rack and pinion mechanism and all basic controls are optimally adapted for easy, effortless use, and the shape, texture and colors of the interior trim are carefully selected to create the most favorable microclimate inside the car. Accent has a spacious interior with comfortable ergonomic chairs.
The latest generation Hyundai Accent is distinguished by its modern design, powerful engine, high security and compactness. Accent is one of the best cars from Hyundai.