2012 Hyundai Accent Tops Sub-Compact Sales Charts in its First Month

2012 Hyundai Accent Tops Sub-Compact Sales Charts in its First Month
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While Hyundai has made great strides in the compact and mid-size segments, with the new Elantra and Sonata, arguably the car that put it on the map was the sub-compact Accent. While a less-than-great piece of engineering in the past, it did serve a purpose. With the second generation of the Accent, Hyundai has infused… Continue Reading...

New York 2011: 2012 Hyundai Accent Debuts

New York 2011: 2012 Hyundai Accent Debuts
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The 2012 Hyundai Accent broke cover at the New York Auto Show on Tuesday, but Hyundai has previewed the car before, at both the Montreal and Toronto Auto Shows, with little fanfare or media coverage. The previous Accent was the kind of car that you bought out of necessity rather than desire, but the newest… Continue Reading...

2012 Hyundai Accent Teased Ahead of NY Auto Show Debut

2012 Hyundai Accent Teased Ahead of NY Auto Show Debut
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Hyundai has released a lone teaser image of its upcoming 2012 Accent via Twitter ahead of the car’s debut at the NY Auto Show. A cropped profile pic it doesn’t show much, but then again, we’ve already seen it. Having been shown at several overseas auto shows with a different name on the back, the… Continue Reading...

2012 Hyundai Accent Gets Most Power, Fuel Economy in its Class [Montreal Auto Show]

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2012 Hyundai Accent Gets Most Power, Fuel Economy in its Class [Montreal Auto Show]
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Hot on the heels of the debut of the Veloster at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Hyundai has unwrapped the all-new 2012 Accent at the Montreal Auto Show. This comes as a surprise as Hyundai Motor America had said the car wouldn’t break cover until the New York Auto Show in April…. Continue Reading...

Five-Door Accent Will Kick Fiesta’s Butt Says Hyundai CEO

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Five-Door Accent Will Kick Fiesta’s Butt Says Hyundai CEO
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Hyundai Motor America CEO John Krafcik announced a five-door Hyundai Accent is coming to the U.S., boldly saying it will “kick the Fiesta’s butt.” The announcement came in a Q&A session with readers on Jalopnik after one reader asked if Hyundai will introduce a five-door Accent. Such bold talk is rare from a manufacturer, especially… Continue Reading...

2012 Hyundai Accent Previewed With Verna Hatchback at China’s Guangzhou Auto Show

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2012 Hyundai Accent Previewed With Verna Hatchback at China’s Guangzhou Auto Show
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Several spy photos have already given us a good idea of what the next-generation Hyundai Accent will look like, but we now have the first look at the hatchback model. Unveiled at the Guangzhou auto show in China, the Accent will be sold as the Verna overseas. In China two engines will be offered including… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Veloster to Debut at Detroit Auto Show, Accent in New York

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Hyundai Veloster to Debut at Detroit Auto Show, Accent in New York
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Hyundai has confirmed it will debut the Veloster sports coupe/hatchback at the Detroit Auto Show this January followed by the new 2012 Accent in New York in the Spring. The confirmation was given during a technical presentation by Hyundai execs at the company’s HACHI research and engineering center in Detroit on Friday. Hyundai also provided… Continue Reading...

Next-Gen Hyundai Accent Fully Revealed in Latest Spy Photos

Next-Gen Hyundai Accent Fully Revealed in Latest Spy Photos
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Thanks to a post on GenCoupe.com we now have several shots of the next-generation Hyundai Accent. We’ve seen a photo of a similar looking vehicle before and believed it to be the next-gen Elantra, but now there’s proof that it is in fact the sub-compact Accent. The proof comes from a shot of the rear… Continue Reading...