Hyundai Accent

Price $13,299 – $18,949
Fuel consumption 5.2 – 7.2 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 75%(view ratings)
Changes for 2013 amount to the addition of heated front seats starting with the GL model, and automatic climate control in the GLS. Under the hood is a 1.6l four-cylinder with a choice of six-speed manual or automatic transmission. Clean, fluid styling in sedan or hatchback form, a spacious interior, four-wheel disc brakes and winner of the 2012 AJAC award for only $14,809, the Accent definitely holds a strong hand.

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Test Drives2018 Hyundai Accent: Leading the Pack
In the past few years, the Hyundai Accent attracted many Canadian customers with its affordable price—and excellent finance and lease incentives—as well as its spacious cockpit and comfortable ride. And now that it’s been redesigned for the 2018 model year, it has become more refined et quieter than ever. Still, …
First Drives2018 Hyundai Accent: A Mini Elantra That’s Subcompact to the Max
The Hyundai Accent needs no introduction. After making its debut in 1995, the South Korean manufacturer’s smallest car wasted little time in making a name for itself in the subcompact category. And although it was unreliable back then, the Accent has matured over the past four generations (1995-1999, 2000-2005, 2006-2011, …
Comparative TestsFeatherweight Battle: Honda Fit Vs. Hyundai Accent
The subcompact category is one of our market’s most popular, and this fact has not been lost on manufacturers. They are offering very competitive vehicles in the segment that are constantly being updated. That’s why I decided to compare two of our market’s most popular little cars. Let’s meet the …
Test Drives2013 Hyundai Accent: A Car for all Seasons
It wasn’t too long ago that people bought the Hyundai Accent mainly for its very competitive price. They didn’t pay much attention to its plain appearance or noisy and none-too-dynamic mechanics. They also chose this model for its reliability: it was uncomplicated – even elementary – but it was pretty …
First Drives2012 Hyundai Accent: More than a low price
The Accent, Hyundai’s popular sub-compact, is fresh off a complete makeover. The new generation has nothing in common with the previous one… and that’s good news! Its lines are reminiscent of those of its big sister, the Elantra, especially when viewed from the front. The 2012 Accent is available in …


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NewsHyundai Accent is Officially Not Coming Back
Hyundai Canada has just confirmed that the Accent will not return in Canada for 2021. The Korean automaker follows the lead of Honda and Toyota , which recently announced the elimination of the Fit and Yaris , respectively, in North America. First launched in September 1994, the Accent has been …
NewsStudy: These are the Best Multimedia Systems of 2019
When it comes to infotainment and multimedia systems, some automakers understand precisely what today’s car buyers want and need, while others either stick to outdated technology and interfaces or try to do too much and end up confusing users. Evaluating the best systems out there is not an exact science, …
News2020 Hyundai Accent Adds CVT, Drops Sedan
Another small car is about to leave the Canadian market. In addition to the Ford Fiesta and Nissan Versa Note , we have just received confirmation from Hyundai that the Accent 4-door sedan will not be back for 2020. However, the more popular Accent 5-door hatchback will continue to be …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2019 Best Buys: Hyundai Accent
Each year, The Car Guide announces its Best Buys in a wide variety of vehicle categories, in order to help the consumer make sound purchase decision. In the subcompact car category, the 2019 Best Buy title has been awarded to the Hyundai Accent . Freshly redesigned for 2018 and arriving …
News2018 Hyundai Accent Pricing Announced
After the new-generation Accent made its world debut at the 2017 Toronto Auto Show, and after letting us drive the 2018 Hyundai Accent back in November, the Korean manufacturer is now ready to deploy the car into its dealerships across Canada. Why such a long wait? Some minor logistic problems …
MontrealCanadian Premiere: 2018 Hyundai Accent 5-Door is a Go for Canada
The Hyundai Accent 5-Door is exclusive to the Canadian market. Sorry, U.S.A., this car won’t be available south of the border. Truth be told, hatchbacks have never been popular there anyway. Frankly, it’s their loss! They’re missing out on a very versatile car. Nearly eight inches shorter than the Accent …
Toronto2018 Hyundai Accent: World Premiere in Toronto
Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia sell a lot of cars in Canada. We’re not talking SUVs here, but sedans, coupes and hatchbacks. You know, cars. After Kia chose the Montreal Auto Show for the North-American unveiling of the 2018 Kia Rio subcompact , Hyundai will be showcasing the totally redesigned …


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