2018 Hyundai Accent – If you are looking something dramatic or drastic about the upcoming 2018 Hyundai Accent, you will likely be disappointed because they have decided to make it fairly similar as before. After all, the ride has been known for its quite good performance in the subcompact category – and they excel pretty well there – so why risk the drastic changes if everything is just as good as before?

2018 Hyundai Accent Color Options
2018 Hyundai Accent Color Options

2018 Hyundai Accent Updates

As it was mentioned before, the Accent has been known for its premium quality as well as promising performance in the subcompact market. The company has dedicated themselves to provide reliable, safe, and stylish ride that won’t hurt your wallet at all.

And Hyundai has been quite smart and strategic about their changes too. They do make small changes but all of them are appreciated because they do support the performance and quality of the ride. It is most likely that the same thing will also happen to the 2018 Hyundai Accent with some subtle updates that everyone appreciates.

2018 Hyundai Accent Exterior Design

Nothing grandeur or extravagant should be expected from the new 2018 Hyundai Accent. The front end design will likely share platforms and style with the Elantra – you can tell from the thin headlights and the hexagonal grille.

The same thing also happens on the back area with the signature style of the rounded trunk lid and the wraparound tail lamps. Is the overall design will be good? See it for yourself from the new model’s design. You will agree that the subcompact sedan still retains its stylish and sleek elegant lines without overdoing it – making it look cheesy.

2018 Hyundai Accent Interior Changes
2018 Hyundai Accent Interior Changes

2018 Hyundai Accent Interior Cabin

For the interior cabin, there would be a slight updates – different from the exterior area. For a starter, the floating and hanging infotainment screen will be gone, replaced by the new system that is tucked and created neat into your dashboard. Accent is known as an affordable ride so don’t expect too much exclusivity or glam quality of the cabin.

The interior is quite simple with also simple materials and no nonsense layout. Expect such a thing as the heated seat on the front area as well as other improvements that will worth your spending. If you don’t mind spending extra for a bigger touchscreen system, you can enjoy the new feature with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

2018 Hyundai Accent Engine

The 2018 Hyundai Accent will be coming with gas I4 direct injection engine with its 1.6 liter capacity that is delivering 132 hp of power and 119 Nm of torque, paired with auto or manual six speed transmission. The power band comes with revised technology that affects acceleration. Meanwhile, the engine new internals will improve the overall efficiency, up to 7%. The driving mode is made easier with the auto transmission models, with the unique switch of Sport and Normal mode.

2018 Hyundai Accent Performance
2018 Hyundai Accent Performance

It is likely that there will be two variants of the Accent, with the four or five doors – although the five door may not be available in the American market. Price is unknown but it shouldn’t be far away from the current model. The new 2018 Hyundai Accent should be available in 2017, on the third quarter.


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