Hyundai Accent information and reviews
Granted, the subcompact car segment isn't loaded with compelling options. So when there is one, it stands out. For 2021 Car and Driver has awarded the Hyundai Accent an Editors' Choice award. Among other things, they praise the cheerful handling and the well made, easy-to-use interior. Where does it rank? They say best in class.
Savage Geese, in this deeper dive video review of the Hyundai Accent, is not impressed with the power of the 4-cylinder engine. Nor are they impressed with the ride quality in the back seat. So why do they like the Accent so much and say they'd be glad to own one?
Speaking of JD Power studies: let's face it, having a car that's easy to operate is critical to enjoying the car overall. Read through a number of reviews on this site and you will see a trend that Hyundai has among the highest satisfaction in the area of infotainment. It is no surprise, then, that the Hyundai Accent places best in class for its multimedia systems.
MotorTrend reviews the Hyundai Accent and noted that it is quieter, more comfortable, more refined, and offers a greater degree of amenities than the outgoing Accent. They praised the power of the engine stating that even though the horsepower and torque figures are down slightly, it has been returned to provide better power delivery. They said you can cruise at 75 MPH with three passengers in the car with no problem. They said the transmission is smooth and body motions are well-controlled with its revised suspension and stiffer body structure.
Automobile Magazine reviewed the new 2018 Hyundai Accent and came away impressed. They praised the improvements to ride quality and quietness. They further detail the impressive array of standard and available equipment for the class: standard Bluetooth and back-up camera, available automatic climate control, sunroof, and automatic emergency braking with forward collision warning. Even Apple Car Play and Android Auto comes on all but the entry level trim.