The 2018 Hyundai Accent is continuing to be offered in both sedan and hatchback body styles as only front-wheel drive. The car’s power will be with an updated 1.6 Litre engine producing 132 horsepower, and 119 lb-ft of torque that is paired to a six-speed manual or automatic transmission. Overall, the engine’s power band and efficiency have been considerably improved. The Hyundai body structure is composed of 54.5% advanced high strength steel, and the chassis has increased its torso rigidity by 32%. The Accent for 2018 lifts the benchmarks for driving dynamics and safety, with its delivery of praiseworthy fuel efficiency and good value.
Emphasis is on Safety Improvements
Among the packages offered on the various Accent models, is Autonomous Emergency Braking, a system for warning the driver of a pending collision. The brakes are applied automatically should there not be an instant brake response from the driver. Other safety features such as Vehicle Stability Management, Electronic Stability Control, Standard rear backup camera, and Traction Control, emphasize the safety alerts. The Hyundai Accent supports six airbags standard, in case of a potential hazard occurring.
For 2018 a 7-inch LCD drivers display instrument panel is available. As well, there is a 7-inch infotainment touchscreen offering Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The Eco and Sport trim includes a Drive Mode Select, larger 17-inch wheels as well as LED daytime running lights.
There is a modern roomier sophisticated interior for the Accent. The cabin noise is noticeably reduced, and the cars come with a push-button start available with Proximity Key. Automatic climate control features and there is a bonus of the power sunroof letting in the extra air if required. The steering wheel comes equipped with mounted controls, and the heated seats are comfortable and have ample legroom for stretching out.
Projection style headlights, LED side repeaters, Rear spoilers, power heated exterior mirrors, and the signature Hyundai grille, all contribute to enhancing the smooth looking lines of the new Accent.
The 2018 Hyundai Accent is coming on the market with glamour and numerous additions. Hyundai intends on retaining the popular sedan and hatchback trims but are adding new and convenient responsible safety features.