A malfunctioning brake light switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. I'm at abuot 65k miles and I'm the first owner. The rear seats are adequately roomy -- there's enough rear legroom for average-sized adults and children. Stability control is not available. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter.
The quietness of the Hyundai Accent is a concern for a couple reviewers, though. All models boast extensive standard safety equipment, including seat-mounted side airbags and roof-mounted side-curtain airbags, in addition to advanced front airbags. The Yaris hatchback, however, has less cargo space than the Accent hatchback. Despite its eight manual adjustments, the driver's seat did not provide a really comfortable position for us, and its rearward adjustment was insufficient for our longish legs. Obviously Quimby is more concerned with retaliation than he is with the safety of car owners and their children.
The engine is mated to a standard 5-speed manual or an optional 4-speed automatic transmission. Hyundai makes great use of limited space of the 2010 Accent. Cargo room is about average for the class, with more than 12 cubic feet in the sedan's trunk and nearly 16 cubic feet in the hatchback. While it was one of the least expensive cars on the market when it was new, other cars in the class are better all-around choices. While the sedan model is quite short and stubby from the outside, the three-door hatchback is the clear winner from the exterior, with a more cohesive shape that looks more sophisticated from a distance.
A four-speed automatic transmission is available on all three models, and there's a long list of mostly sports-oriented port- and dealer-installed accessories. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. With fuel economy ratings as good as 27 mpg city, 36 highway 31 combined , the 2010 Hyundai Accent makes up for any lack of performance with low day-to-day running costs. The compact car comes standard with six airbags and a 1. I got the headlights replaced under warranty because one was clouded and had water in it, and I got the starter replaced also under warranty. The engine is mated to a standard 5-speed manual or an optional 4-speed automatic transmission.
All Accents also benefit from new engine enhancements to further improve fuel economy over last year. With coarse seat fabric and cheap plastics, the Accent's materials quality falls short of that seen in rivals like the Nissan Versa. Driving Impressions When driving an Accent equipped with the manual gearbox, it's easy to forget that there are only 110 horses under the hood. The Yaris has more standard interior and safety features, as well as higher safety scores. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter.
Cars in this austere segment are known for being practical, not fun, but the Accent bucks this trend -- it's relatively enjoyable to drive. Additionally, the Accent gets a new trim level -- the Accent Blue. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. By today's standards, that's on the slow side. Owners may contact Hyundai's customer service at 1-855-671-3059 or by visiting www.
Plus, of… Welcome to the latest installment of the only complete, model-by-model review of all the latest new cars heading to U. Fuel economy picks up across the model line this year due to a range of improvements to the engine, a smart alternator, low-rolling-resistance tires, and aerodynamic updates; the new Accent Blue also includes taller gear ratios in a very frugal base model. The base Accent has few standard features. Despite the flaws, I love this car! There is plenty of space for myself, my tall boyfriend, and a ton of bags and suitcases for when we go on trips. Recently Nissan Altima was recalled for loose suspension bolts.
Safety is especially critical in a lightweight small car, and here the news isn't particularly good—in fact, it might be fair to say the Accent is near the bottom of its class. I get exactly what Edmunds suggests for gas mileage. It was a comfortable car, great on gas, fun to drive, but severely under-powered. All trims have a 1. On either model, there's a 110-horsepower, 1. Its design is clean, functional and fairly aerodynamic, but hardly exciting.
Currently the Hyundai Accent has a score of 7. Now more than ever, the economy-car segment is loaded with worthwhile choices, each with something unique to offer. Electronic stability control isn't available. The Accent packs more interior room into its stubby 159. Now that fluctuating high fuel prices have this segment heating up, Hyundai's third-generation Accent will have tough new competition for 2010 — Korean partner Kia's Rio, Honda's Fit, Nissan's Versa, Toyota's Yaris and Chevrolet's upgraded Aveo — but it still should continue to be up to the task. Exterior The Accent Blue has black side mirrors and door handles; those parts are body-colored on other trims. All in all, the 2010 Hyundai Accent is one of the more endearing entry-level economy cars from behind the wheel.