Hyundai Accent (2012)

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Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Accent

Hyundai America introduced the all-new Hyundai Accent with standard fuel economy and at the 2011 New York International Show. This marks the debut of the latest version of the subcompact sedan and the new top-of-the more functional Hyundai five-door.

Hyundai Accent expectations in the subcompact category by the company’s distinctive and upscale Sculpture design, best-in-class fuel economy, exceptional and a full complement of standard features. Despite surprising and a significant increase in safety Hyundai will hold the on pricing from the prior to continue delivering unmistakable to customers.

The 2012 Hyundai reinvigorates the subcompact segment, to what the game-changing Sonata and have done in their said Mike O’Brien, president, Product and Corporate Hyundai Motor America. class-leading standard fuel is another showcase of Hyundai’s to improving fuel efficiency advancements to traditional gasoline vehicles and is the fourth nameplate in lineup delivering 40 mpg on the highway.


The 2012 Hyundai Accentall-aluminum 1.6-liter Gamma engine utilizes the latest technology to deliver a class-leading 138 and 123 lb-ft of torque and a best-in-class 30 mpg city and 40 mpg highway fuel rating.

2012 Hyundai Accent

The most notable feature is its use of a first for the subcompact category. By controlling the injection of fuel, GDI for better fuel economy, power and reduced emissions. The of Dual Continuously Variable Timing (D-CVVT) on both and exhaust camshafts allows for efficiency, improved fuel and reduced emissions.

Other resulting in reduced fuel include an Alternator Management an offset crankshaft design, induction system and electronic control. To reduce lifetime costs and increase reliability, the features a maintenance-free silent timing chain. The Gamma uses innovative anti-friction such as CrN Physical Vapor (PVD) coating and Diamond Carbon (DLC) coating.

other systems have improved over the outgoing each contributing to increased efficiency. The 2012 Hyundai can be equipped with a six-speed or automatic transaxle with manual control, delivering and efficient power delivery. resistance silica tires and a shape (0.30 cd) reduce with the road and the air.

aerodynamic shape also a kicked up trunk edge, arches which shield the and an optimized engine undercover. the ActiveECO function modifies and transmission control to smooth out response. By turning on the ActiveECO drivers can realize up to a seven increase in real-world fuel

Despite the additional content, features and technology packed the all-new Hyundai Accent, has avoided the typically associated of increased weight. A low curb corresponds to an improvement not only in economy but all other dynamic In fact, Hyundai Accent the best power-to-weight ratio in its by far, providing drivers both low fuel consumption and performance.

Highlights which to a low curb weight include the Gamma GDI engine with block that is more and 40 lbs lighter than the outgoing Alpha engine, monotube absorbers, integrated parking and a super flat torque


The 2012 Hyundai ‘s highway fuel of 40 mpg is an 18 percent improvement over its 34 mpg highway manual transmission economy rating.

Hyundai fuel economy is 30 mpg city and 40 mpg with the six-speed automatic or manual transmission. These give Hyundai Accent a driving range of up to 456 miles.

doesn’t believe consumers have to pay a premium for safety, so a list of safety features is as standard equipment on all 2012 models. A total of six airbags occupants in the event of a collision, two front impact airbags, two seat-mounted side impact and curtain side-impact airbags for and rear passengers.

Hyundai Accent’s new standard active head restraints prevent whiplash by automatically the space between a front head and the head restraint certain rear collisions and are recommended by safety organizations as the Insurance Institute for Highway (IIHS). Active front restraints are not available on Fiesta, Aveo or Mazda2.

The Hyundai underlying structure is engineered to occupants using a Collision Dispersion mechanism and the rear have internal beams. The structure distributes the force of an in three ways to minimize deformation and maintain the integrity of the

Electronic Stability Control and Traction Control work to help deliver confident in all conditions. Vehicle Stability (VSM) integrates control of the ESC and power steering (MDPS) to handling assistance in slippery or in sudden cornering scenarios. The can deliver up to eight Newton-meters of effort when required to the driver in maintaining control of the

A key safety element for any vehicle is its system. Hyundai Accent is the car in the subcompact segment to offer wheel disc brakes as equipment. An Anti-lock Braking (ABS) featuring Electronic Force Distribution (EBD) and Assist (BA) is also

EBD examines the effect of vehicle on weight distribution and apportions the force between front and axles to maximize stopping In the event of a panic stop, BA that maximum braking is applied.


All Accents ride on a 101.2 wheelbase, 2.8-inches longer the previous generation . The 66.9-inch on all 2011 models increased by 0.2 for 2012. The Hyundai Accent overall length has increased by 3.5 to 172 inches. Total length of the new version is 162 inches. As a result, enjoys superior interior and passenger space.

While the exterior dimensions are consistent those of traditional subcompacts, Accent is classified by the EPA as a compact thanks to its interior volume. Yaris and Ford Fiesta are as subcompact cars. In addition the Accent five-door has best-in-class volume and more cargo than the Nissan Juke and EX 35 crossover.

The Accent has best-in-class and rear shoulder room and the also has more cargo than many of its compact competitors.

Hyundai Accent


The first step toward driving dynamics is a rigid To this end, the 2012 Accent employs high-tensile steel to deliver a strong, and stiff body which is 22 stiffer than the previous Increasing the stiffness of the structure Hyundai engineers more in terms of suspension tuning.

The end is a better balance between precision and ride comfort. employs a MacPherson strut suspension with coil and twin-tube gas shock absorbers. The suspension is a torsion axle with coil springs and shock absorbers.

All Accents column-mounted, motor-driven electric steering that adjusts to changing driving conditions improving fuel economy a conventional steering system. Accent’s turning diameter of feet is better than Fiesta and Fit. The SE five-door has a unique steering calibration for a feel.


The 2012 Hyundai Accent the Hyundai line-up sporting the increasingly popular Fluidic design. The vehicle’s exterior are intended to be futuristic, dynamic, and In a segment typically associated staid designs, Accent out from the crowd.

While the provides an attractive form, also functional, featuring a 0.30 coefficient of drag for Accent sedan and .31 for Accent Hyundai’s signature hexagonal grille and detailed swept-back give Accent a compact face. Five-door SE models a sporty roof-mounted spoiler and taillights.

For an assertive stance, 16-inch wheels are available on GLS and standard on SE.


The 2012 Hyundai GLS is available with gray or two-tone interior. The five-door GS and SE are available with a gray or a monotone black interior. All have cloth-like pillar made of fibrous tissue and rock for a premium look and

The Hyundai Accent features a exterior color palette both light and dark including Century White, Silver, Cyclone Gray, Black, Boston Red, Bronze, Marathon Blue, Blue and Electrolyte Green.


Choosing a subcompact no longer means foregoing and convenience features. The 2012 will be offered in three levels. The affordable four-door the versatile, well equipped GS and the sporty five-door SE.

The entry Hyundai Accent three-door has discontinued for the 2012 model

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