Hyundai Accent

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

85
Priced From $14,795
MPG 35.0
Styles Reviewed
SedanSedan Scores for this style only
HatchbackHatchback Scores for this style only

MSN Autos

03/04/12
2012-03-04
88
100

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Kirk Bell Kirk Bell 7.3 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Accent Hatchback

The 2012 Hyundai Accent delivers more power and better fuel economy than any car in its class. Greater ride and handling refinement can be found in several competitors, but the Accent’s price and features will override those concerns.

Edmunds.com

02/23/12
2012-02-23
87
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Ronald Montoya Ronald Montoya Score Pending 2012 Hyundai Accent Sedan

If you’re looking for an economy sedan with a long warranty, the 2012 Hyundai Accent delivers what you want. Its style sets it apart from its competition, and the must-have amenities can be acquired while still holding the line at a reasonable price.

LeftLane News

07/01/11
2011-07-01
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Mark Elias Mark Elias 7.2 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Accent Hatchback

With a refined interior and great road feel, the 2012 Hyundai Accent raises the bar in a segment that only recently was about as pleasant as the flight home from Las Vegas after a night of partying.

AutoGuide.com

06/20/11
2011-06-20
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Derek Kreindler Derek Kreindler Score Pending 2012 Hyundai Accent Sedan

The 2012 Hyundai Accent is a compelling product that’s priced right and comes with the features that consumers are gravitating towards in droves. It is arguably the choice vehicle in a segment that will matter more and more.

USA Today

09/08/11
2011-09-08
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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James R. Healey James R. Healey 7.1 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Accent Sedan

The 2012 Accent subcompact is among the nicest automotive surprises in years. For the most part, it’s a classy, quick, comfy little car that responds nimbly to the driver and doesn’t leave you devastated that you didn’t buy a bigger car.

MotorWeek

11/06/11
2011-11-06
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Staff Review MotorWeek 7.2 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Accent Sedan

Clearly, Hyundai knows the language the value-conscious consumer speaks. The 2012 Hyundai Accent is a stylish, well made, fun to drive, and very affordable small car with a lot of class best, including power train warranty.

Boston Globe

11/30/11
2011-11-30
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Bill Griffith Bill Griffith Score Pending 2012 Hyundai Accent Sedan

Hyundai seems to have gotten it right with the Accent. The base model is adequate and the premium package adds just enough for a subcompact buyer. It’s easy to appreciate how much of a quantum leap the Accent has taken in its fourth generation.

Cars.com

06/20/11
2011-06-20
86
100

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David Thomas David Thomas 8.6 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Accent Sedan

The Accent is a winning formula of attractive design meeting extreme value. The fact that it drives well and gets class-leading mileage only cements it at the top of the subcompact class.

New York Times

04/13/12
2012-04-13
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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John Pearley Huffman John Pearley Huffman 8.3 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Accent Sedan

The 2012 Accent is satisfying. It’s a simple, inexpensive sedan that works well, actually communicates with its driver and doesn’t flaunt its compromises. It’s also decently quick and carries a highway economy rating of 40 mpg.

CNET.com

08/16/11
2011-08-16
85
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Antuan Goodwin Antuan Goodwin 7.2 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Accent Hatchback

The 2012 Hyundai Accent SE is surprisingly fun to drive and offers a respectable level of cabin technology, continuing Hyundai’s streak of great cars with great tech.

TheTruthAboutCars.com

06/08/11
2011-06-08
85
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Michael Karesh Michael Karesh Score Pending 2012 Hyundai Accent Sedan

The 2012 Hyundai Accent has a surprising number of strengths, including the best combination of power, fuel economy, handling, ride, room, driving position, interior materials, and overall refinement you’ll find in the segment.

Automobile Magazine

06/20/11
2011-06-20
85
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Joe Lorio Joe Lorio 8.3 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Accent Sedan

The Hyundai Accent doesn’t need to be the very cheapest car in the segment. The 2012 version can compete on real-car virtues of power, fuel economy, interior quality, roominess, and general pleasantness.

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