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The Brand New 2012 Hyundai Accent

It was great to see critics release initial positive reviews about the 2012 Hyundai Accent but it was even more exciting to see how consumers took to it.

Hyundai took quite a big gamble this year but it was definitely a successful one. They listened to feedback and provided a model with more room, more gas mileage, and with a newly design. While their biggest competition wanted to make their cars smaller and faster, Hyundai did exactly what was demanded for by their customers.

2012 Hyundai Accent Review

Let’s start with the space and fuel economy which is a good upgrade from last year’s 2011 model. They adopted the same formula that did them wonders for the new Hyundai Elantra and the Sonata.

New 2012 AccentYou will find this year’s model has much more space in the interior and that the fuel economy is even better than before. The praise and reviews received are excellent and this basically showed everyone the importance of economy and space.

As we continue, when you look at any Hyundai Accent review online you will hear about how the car acts in comparison with others. The truth is that the competition for the Hyundai Accent 2012 model is really a lot stronger than a year before. Some of the competition offered by Honda, Ford, the Chevy Sonic and even the highly popular Toyota Yaris have all improved as they all got a revamping and upgrades done.

As the competition grows, so does Hyundai – and they definitely nailed it big this year. This is especially true with the 5 door model that features a very good design – a real statement made by the manufacturer. The cabin has really been improved as well as it looks much more luxurious than previous models – despite the fact the cost remains low.

2012 Hyundai Accent Features

When compared with last year, the Hyundai Accent 2012 did gain some horsepower. Even if on paper it does not look high enough; because of the high quality engine and the fuel economy rating, you will be more than satisfied. There is no difference between the automatic and manual transmission when referring to the effect it has on economy either. The 2012 Hyundai Accent offers us a 30-40 miles per gallon rating from EPA. Nothing but hybrids and diesel engines can offer you something better.

Now let’s discuss safety changes. This is always a problem with a subcompact car due to its size but the Hyundai rises to the challenge quite admirably. It looks like the designers took into account what people criticized about the 2011 model and it now comes with all the good standards that you would expect from a brand new car. The only problems that we can highli

Hyundai Accent 2012

ght is the lack of a rear-view camera and the fact that side impact ratings given by IIHS is just “acceptable.” The other tests do bring in maximum results and that is very good for the moment.

2012 Model Changes – Final Verdict

Last year’s 2011 Accent is well-known for being the least expensive car within its segment. This however, is no longer the only thing that makes this model stand out. Now there are various additional features that can be included while managing to keep the car priced under $17,000.

This is quite a feat in itself and critics everywhere have been wowed by the upgrades. The bottom line is Hyundai listened to what people had to say and the 2012 Accent is a great improvement and one that now competes with the rest in its class.