Hyundai Accent

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

85
Priced From $14,795
MPG 35.0
Styles Reviewed
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About.com

06/24/11
2011-06-24
82
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Aaron Gold Aaron Gold 7.1 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Accent Sedan

There’s a lot to like about the 2012 Hyundai Accent: Attractive styling inside and out, driver-friendly control layout, and a lot of interior space, although I think the imprecise steering would really annoy me.

Car and Driver

06/20/11
2011-06-20
84
100

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Jared Gall Jared Gall 6.6 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Accent Sedan

The new Accent should leave its buyers wanting for very little. It’s attractive, well equipped, and among the most affordable new cars on the market today. In other words, it’s yet another desirable small car, and yet another desirable Hyundai.

Motor Trend

06/20/11
2011-06-20
84
100

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Todd Lassa Todd Lassa 7.2 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Accent Sedan

Hyundai has redesigned its subcompact with stylish sheetmetal. Until the 2012 model year, the Accent’s most attractive styling came from the window stickers listing the manufacturer’s suggested list price and the EPA fuel mileage. Those labels still look good too.

TheTruthAboutCars.com

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

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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

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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.

DriverSide.com

06/27/11
2011-06-27
85
100

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Keith Buglewicz Keith Buglewicz 6.6 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Accent Sedan

If you’re looking for a value-packed small car, the 2012 Hyundai Accent is tough to beat. It offers features, style, options and space at a price that will surely once again have its competitors scrambling.

Detroit News

07/07/11
2011-07-07
85
100

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Scott Burgess Scott Burgess 8.5 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Accent Sedan

The 2012 Hyundai Accent moves to the front of the wee pack with a stylish exterior, gutsy performance and enough space to carry a Toyota Yaris. This car feels downright luxurious at points.

AutoGuide.com

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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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