No heated seat option 2. Be sure to check Fair Purchase Prices for what buyers are actually paying in your area. The Hyundai's slow acceleration and less-than-upscale styling are downsides, but most budget car buyers don't expect a Lexus experience. He also recalls the vehicle being delivered new with a bag of white rice in the glove box and a note of appreciation from the Mitsubishi plant in Japan. The Accent and the related Kia Rio are among the least expensive cars on the market with these important safety features. Hyundai's new Accent separates itself from most of the competition in several significant ways beyond its warranty and much-improved quality, including slightly stronger standard power output, more standard safety equipment and 35 dealer- or port-installed accessories.
Little cars like this are fun to toss around. Dimensionally, the Accent packs more interior room into its stubby 159. Now that high fuel prices have this segment heating up, Hyundai's third-generation Accent will have tough new competition for 2007 -- Korean partner Kia's Rio, Honda's Fit, Nissan's Versa, Toyota's Yaris and Chevrolet's also Korean-built upgraded Aveo, but it still should be up to the task. Our fresh example sported no rust and refused to blow any blue smoke. There are two advanced frontal airbags, plus two front seat-mounted side-impact airbags. This stiff architecture enables Accent to deliver a comfortable ride and responsive handling thanks to a front MacPherson strut suspension with coil springs and gas shock absorbers and a coupled torsion beam rear suspension with coil springs and gas shock absorbers.
What do these have in common? A new shift pattern that relocates reverse ensures smooth operation. In decades past, inexpensive cars were bastions of awful interior fabrics. As can be seen in our photos, the gap between the driver door panel and the dash was about half that of the opposite side. What's more, Accent delivers a generous list of safety features. Purchase used 2007 Hyundai Accent engines from dependable salvage yards network that offers up to 3-year warranty and free freight! The featured goods are a larger front sway bar 24 mm vs. The actual ashtray is an odd removable cup that sits atop the console. By today's standards, that's on the slow side.
This is most notable on the highway, where at 80 mph the thrumming from the little engine becomes way, way too loud. Also, CarGurus is an excellent method of shopping for a vehicle! All of these cars offer solid transportation value at a dollar-store price. It's expensive if problems continue but provides a strong incentive to improve product quality as quickly as possible. News Best Cars Staff May 2, 2008 Note: This review was created when the 2007 Hyundai Accent was new. There are handy bins, trays and cupholders between the seats and in the front doors but no covered bin or locking glove box , a lighter and a second 12-volt outlet on the instrument panel's vertical stack, storage bins in each rear door and pockets on the backs of both front seats. Generally speaking, economy cars into the 1980s were so.
Vehicle Details The Accent's interior materials, fits and gaps are consistent with its price: Generally inexpensive but with attractive textures and two-tone trim. The rear roof-mounted micro antenna is aerodynamic, flexible and improves signal strength. The powertrain is covered for ten years or 100,000 miles. Up front, the vehicle features a bold bodycolor grille and aerodynamic halogen headlights. Carpeted floor mats are optional. One nice touch is a body-color protective molding along each side to fend off shopping carts and help prevent door dings. Passenger — Measures taken from the dummy indicate that a fracture of the pelvis would be possible in a crash of this severity.
However, we believe Accent residuals will improve over time as Hyundai's image and quality reputations continue to climb. In addition, a test of a vehicle from one model year may apply to earlier or later model years if the vehicle hasn't been significantly redesigned. Hyundai vehicles have been dramatically improved over the past few years. Among the least-appealing items is the central swing-open bin that's shaped like an ashtray but isn't. It's been low maintenance, a good ride, and great gas mileage.
Six standard air bags and a five-star frontal crash rating add to the model's value. That significant life-saving potential is the reason why every Hyundai Accent has a total of six airbags working in concert with high-tech passenger restraint systems to provide a comprehensive line of defense in frontal and side collisions. A four-speed automatic transmission is available on all three models, and there's a long list of mostly sports-oriented port- and dealer-installed accessories. This author recalls a 1978 Dodge Colt he owned with houndstooth fabric in red, white, black, and maroon. Materials feel durable and look good. However, a couple of areas of the Accent could benefit from some polish. Also, like most small engines in inexpensive cars, it's a bit noisy and thrashy at high rpm.
But none of them, especially not the Accent, belong in one. The automatic transmission has new levels of hydraulic control for quick, precise shifts. It doesn't have the performance and sportier styling of some competitors, but few can complain about the low price. The ratings of one vehicle often apply to other models if they are built on the same platform. All Accents are powered by a 110-horsepower, 1. A high head acceleration occurred when the dummy's head hit the steering wheel through the airbag, indicating that head injuries would be possible.
This car unfortunately has zero clearance so even going over speed bumps are troublesome at times. This car unfortunately has zero clearance so even going over speed bumps are troublesome at times. The Accent three-door is the only model in its class to offer factory-fitted 16-inch alloy wheels. Model overview: Both a compact hatchback and a sedan are available on the 2007 Hyundai Accent, with two trims being offered on the hatchback and one on the sedan. It's an overall reliable and dependable car, a far cry from the Fiat I traded in for it.