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2013 Hyundai Accent Overview

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2013 Hyundai Accent Overview

2013 Hyundai Accent

What’s New for the 2013 Hyundai Accent

There aren’t very many changes for the 2013 Hyundai Accent with the exception of a few new standard features, allowing the manual-transmission GLS to offer the same standard equipment as the automatic GLS.

2013 Hyundai Accent Exterior

Offered in either a sedan or a hatchback body style, the 2013 Accent brings a modern design to the Hyundai lineup, creating a vehicle with a whole lot of personality. Crisp body lines and smooth edges make an athletic silhouette that makes the Accent look just as much fun to drive as it actually is.

2013 Hyundai Accent Performance

A 1.6-liter direct-injection four-cylinder powers each 2013 Accent, generating 138 horsepower and 123 lb-ft of torque. Front-wheel-drive and a six-speed manual transmission are standard, though a six-speed automatic is available with a fuel-efficient Eco mode.

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2013 Hyundai Accent Efficiency

According to the EPA, the Accent is has an estimated mpg combined of 31 for the automatic and 32 for the manual.

2013 Hyundai Accent Interior

When you first step into the Accent’s cabin, the first thing you will notice won’t be its sweeping dashboard design or cleanly laid-out center stack—it will be its roominess. While it looks like a subcompact car that might make your adult passengers feel a bit cramped in the back seat, the Hyundai Accent is actually big enough to be considered part of the compact class, meaning that the backseat is a lot more spacious that you’d expect. The well-shaped seats are comfortable, while the patterned upholstery and tasteful materials create an impressive interior that feels decidedly upscale.

2013 Hyundai Accent Safety

Government crash tests found the 2013 Accent worthy of four out of five stars for overall crash protection, while the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the vehicle its highest possible rating of “Good” in the frontal-offset and roof strength tests.

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Standard safety features for the Accent include antilock disc brakes with brake assist, stability and traction control, active front head restraints, front seat side-impact airbags, and side curtain airbags.