Hyundai Accent is a van, hatchback or sedan of class B assembled by South Korean multinational company Hyundai. Despite small size and lack of innovative features, Hyundai Accent was distributed largely on individual markets. Hyundai Accent refers to the small cars class. Compactness, efficiency, low price were some of the compatitive advantages which helped to achieve considerable popularity around the world, especially in developing countries.
Since its release in 1995, Hyundai has introduced four generations of Hyundai Accent. The model has huge audience of fans and demand for them consistently increasing and fall is not even expected. Hyundai Accent combines the original exterior, comfortable cabin, ease of management and range of extra options, plus an economical fuel consumption made the model very successful in sales.
In 1999, the second generation of Hyundai Accent was presented to the market. New generation had bigger sizes, specifically became wider, longer by 13 cm than its predecessor. Body design was made in accordance with the latest developments. Hyundai specialists took care of raising level of noise and reducing fuel consumption. The latest versions of Hyundai Accent was achieved by using new systems that prevent from falling back into the fuel tank, heating up the engine during releasing the driver's accelerator. All these made the car more environmentally friendly and more economical.
This generation of Hyundai Accent had three versions:
L - base complete set which includes only adjustable standard driver's seat.
LS differs from the basic existence of internal door handles with protection against accidental opening and more expensive upholstery. If desired, the air conditioner can be installed for the customer.
GLS includes rear window heating with timer, driver's seat with better adjustments, and feature of folding back in pieces. It is possible to have ABS, air conditioning, electrical mirror adjustment, power windows and central locking.
The third generation of is available with two engines: 1.3-litre petrol power unit capacity of 84 HP and 1.5-litre diesel motor with direct fuel supply, rated at 82 HP. Hyundai offers two types of gearbox: 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic. Fuel consumption with manual transmission is around 5 litres per 100 km. Hyundai Accent accelerates to 100 km/h in 11.5 seconds and maximum speed is 173 km/h.
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