2012 HYUNDAI ACCENT HATCHBACK
At the 2011 New York Auto Show Hyundai pulled the wraps off efficient sub-coin impact models like the Accent U.S. spec. the 2012 Hyundai Accent is offered in both five-door hatchback and four-door sedan body styles and promises to deliver a best-in class fuel economy of 30mpg city and 40 mpg highway.
Both model of Accent introduces a new aluminum 1.6-liter Gamma engine with direct-injection technology delivering 138 horsepower and 123 lb-ft of torque. The four-cylinder gasoline unit is paired to either six-speed automatic or manual transmissions, with Hyundai claiming a highway-only driving range of up to 456 miles (733 kilometers).
2012 HYUNDAI ACCENT SEDAN
The new Accent ride on a 101.2 inch wheelbase, 2.8-inches longer than the previous generation. The 66.9-inch width on all 2011 models increased by 0.2 inches for 2012. The Accent 4-door’s overall length has increased by 3.5 inches to 172 inches, while total length of the new five-door version is 162 inches.