As hard it may be to believe, the Hyundai Accent is already in its fifth generation. In February 2016, the 2018 Hyundai Accent made its debut at the Canadian Auto Show and it got a pretty good reception.
At the time, the 2018 Hyundai Accent showed two different versions: a five-door model and a four-door model. However, as far as we can tell, it seems that the five-door model is only going to be available in the Canadian market.
2018 Hyundai Accent Release Date
Hyundai hasn’t yet released an official date. However, they have said that the four-doors model should arrive between the third and fourth quarters this year.
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2018 Hyundai Accent Price
According to most rumors, we are pretty sure that the starting price of the 2018 Hyundai Accent will be around the $15.500.
2018 Hyundai Accent Redesign and Changes
Although we have been seeing a lot of car manufacturers increasing their vehicles, Hyundai has also tried to do the same with the new 2018 Hyundai Accent. Although we cannot say they didn’t do it, the increase is so insignificant that you can’t even notice it. Just to give you the full picture, the new 2018 Hyundai Accent is 1.1” wider and 0.4” longer.
However, this isn’t, by far, the only difference regarding the previous model. The new 2018 Hyundai Accent is using better construction materials and better steel as well as different methods. So, according to Hyundai, the new 2018 Hyundai Accent us 32% stiffer in the chassis.
When you look at the exterior of the 2018 Hyundai Accent, you will notice that it shares a lot of its looks with the Elantra. In the front, the headlights and the grille are almost identical and in the back, there are a lot of similarities as well. Just take the rounded-off trunk lid and the wraparound taillights.
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2018 Hyundai Accent Specs
One of the things that surprised everyone during the debut of the 2018 Hyundai Accent was the fact that Hyundai announced that they were using the same engines but with less power. So, this hardly is what anyone is waiting to listen. However, this isn’t as bad as it may sound at when you first hear it.
What Hyundai did was that they are using the same 1.6-liter inline four-cylinder engine just like they were in the current model. The engine makes 132 of horsepower and 119 of torque. According to Hyundai, the slight decrease on the horsepower reflects a 7% more fuel efficiency.
The new 2018 Hyundai Accent only has the all-wheel version and you can choose between the 6-speed automatic or manual transmission.
2018 Hyundai Accent Interior
There is nothing really spectacular when you look at the interior of the new 2018 Hyundai Accent. However, you need to think about its segment and this is the car that is perfectly suited. After all, it does everything that you need and want. Although it isn’t remarkable, it is able to do it very well. Simply put, the 2018 Hyundai Accent is a practical car for the daily use that won’t give you any problems.
You should probably expect to see some options on the new 2018 Hyundai Accent. There should be an upgrade of the infotainment system and screen as well as they should include the Android Auto and the Apple CarPlay. However, there should be other options that we are not sure if they’re going to be included in the standard model or as extras. These include a rearview camera, heated front seats, and other safety technology.