Hyundai Accent: The Sleek Sedan of the Future

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The latest edition of the Hyundai Accent is a giant leap from the version generation. The Korean carmaker has completely reinvented the bar for subcompact sedans with the all-new  Hyundai Accent. The Hyundai accent has all the bells and whistle that a standard subcompact sedan with plenty of additions not normally seen in the class.


Hyundai Accent Overview


The first-generation Hyundai Accent was first introduced in 1994 and known as the Hyundai Excel or Hyundai Verna in other markets. Early generation vehicles were your typical utilitarian vehicles that are built to be affordable and with a low total cost of overall. The early design was plain and hardly stood out from the crowded subcompact sedan market. The fourth-generation Hyundai Accent saw a complete overhaul in terms of design and marketing philosophy. The fourth-generation which was produced in 2010 up to 2018 introduced a more powerful and efficient engine compared to the previous generation. 2010 up to 2018 Hyundai Accent featured the 1.4 L Kappa Gasoline engine, the 1.4 L and 1.6 L Gamma engine, and the 1.4 and 1,6 L U-line Diesel engines. The model had sleek and futuristic styling and is considered one of the safest subcompact sedans in the market.


The current generation of the Hyundai Accent is the fifth-generation and is also known as the Hyundai Verna and Hyundai Solaris in other markets. The 5th generation of the Hyundai Accent was first introduced in 2017. The Hyundai Accent is offered in three different variants with two engine options.


Exterior Design Overview

Hyundai Accent: The Sleek Sedan of the Future

The Hyundai Accent has come a long way in terms of its design and appeal. The car features an aggressive aerodynamic styling that is both bold and sleek and is clearly targetted for young buyers. It features a large front grille and sharp front bumpers with a sporty and dynamic look with its integrated LED headlights and fog lamps. The Hyundai Accent is visually appealing with its chrome-slatted cascade grille for added elegance and sleek lower lip. The side profile of the Hyundai Accent features the aerodynamic wedge safe for lesser drag and air resistance. It also features an upswept beltline to complement the sweeping roofline. It is embellished with premium chrome moldings for the door handles and door frame for a more sophisticated look. The Hyundai Accent is equipped with LED indicators built-in the side mirrors for better visibility when turning.


Interior Design Overview

Hyundai Accent: The Sleek Sedan of the Future

The Hyundai Accent is equipped with many gadgets and features to help make the journey safer, convenient, and more enjoyable for the driver and the whole family. The interior design of the fifth-generation Hyundai accent has been completely redesigned from the previous generation with better quality materials and construction.


The instrument cluster of the Hyundai Accent features an ergonomically designed tachymeter and speedometer as standard and a heads-up display for the high-end variant. It also features power steering with tilt feature for the base model and mid variant pus telescopic function for the high-end variant. All models have manual airconditioning and climate control. Power windows for front and rear, keyless entry system, and glove box with cooling are some of the standard features across all variants.


The entertainment system for the base and mid variant features 4 speakers with USB and Auxiliary on the head unit. The high-end variant features a 7-inch touch screen entertainment system with 6 speakers. All variants have audio controls and cruise control on the steering wheel. The high-end variant is equipped with Apple car play and leather-wrapped steering and TGS and knob for an added touch of luxury.


Engine Performance and Transmission

Hyundai Accent: The Sleek Sedan of the Future

The Hyundai Accent has two engine options that are paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. The Hyundai Accent is front-wheel drive and sports 15-inch steel tires for the base model and 16-inch alloy tires for the high-end model.

The first engine is a 1.4 Liter Gasoline engine that displaces 1,368 CC. The 1.4 MPI Kappa engine is capable of generating power of 100 ps at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 13.5 kg.m at 4000 rpm. The Hyundai Accent 1.4L has a maximum speed of 183 kph and can accelerate from 0-100 kph at 13.4 seconds.

The bigger engine displaces 1,591 cc and the 1.6 MPI Gamma engine can produce up to 123 ps of power at 6,300 rpm, and 15.4 kg.m of torque at 4850 rpm. The Hyundai Accent 1.6L has a maximum speed of 192 kph and can accelerate from 0-100 kph at 11.3 seconds. Both engines are paired to a six-speed automatic transmission.



Safety Features


The Hyundai Accent is built-in with a number of passive and active safety features to help make the journey safer for the whole family. Front driver and passenger airbags and seatbelts are standard across all models. Isofix anchor points for child seats are also standard. The Hyundai Accent is also equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TMPS) to help spot tires with low pressure and improve overall efficiency.


The Hyundai Accent is also equipped with Hills Start Assist Control (HAC) to help drivers move on very steep roads and minimize the risks of accidents. The sedan is also equipped with active safety features as standard like the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) to help maintain control of the vehicle and counter oversteer or understeer. It is also equipped with an Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) to help prevent wheels from locking up during sudden and emergency braking.




The Hyundai Accent is one of the best compact sedans in the market. With its sleek looks, efficient performance, and plenty of safety features, it is one of the top cars that visitors and residences rent in Dubai , Abu Dhabi, and anywhere in UAE. eZhire has a fleet of Hyundai Accents that you can easily rent in all cities in the UAE like Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah , Ajman , Fujairah, and Ras Al Khaimah.

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