Hyundai Accent
Hyundai Accent
Hyundai Accent

2019 Hyundai Accent

Pros: Value for the money; straightforward control layout; good ride/handling balance

Cons: Cramped rear-seat space, hatchback body style no longer offered; engine is noisy when accelerating

CG Says: The 2019 Hyundai Accent is essentially unchanged after last year’s redesign. LED headlights are a new feature on the topline Limited trim. The Accent is a subcompact sedan. Hyundai no longer builds an Accent hatchback. The straightforward model lineup ascends through SE, SEL and Limited models; there are no options or option packages other than accessories such as floor mats. The sole engine on all Accents is a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder that is rated at 130 horsepower. The SE model offers a choice of a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission; the automatic is standard on the SEL and Limited. The line-topping Limited includes features such as forward collision warning with autonomous emergency braking, keyless entry and starting, power sunroof, hands-free trunklid release, 17-inch alloy wheels, and Hyundai’s Blue Link remote connectivity services.

The Facts
Class Subcompact Car
Body Style(s) 4-door sedan
Passenger Count 5
Drive Wheels front-wheel drive
Manufacturer Hyundai
Nation of Manufacture South Korea
Base Prices SE: $15,880
SEL: $18,230
Limited: $19,965

Base Engine
1.6-liter 4-cylinder
Std. Transmission
6-speed manual
Avail. Transmission
6-speed automatic
EPA City Range (mpg)
EPA Hwy Range (mpg)