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2016 Hyundai Accent Overview

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The 2016 Hyundai Accent is good for 27 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway

2016 Hyundai Accent

The 2016 Accent is the least expensive vehicle offered by Hyundai, sporting a starting MSRP of just $14,745. Available in either hatchback or sedan configuration, the Hyundai Accent is a fuel efficient and affordable option for consumers who don’t mind a 137 horsepower engine.

The 2016 Hyundai Accent is available in three trim levels: SE Sedan, SE Hatchback, and Sport Hatchback.


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The 2016 Hyundai Accent is good for 31 mpg combined

2016 Hyundai Accent

What’s New for the 2016 Hyundai Accent?

The 2016 Accent has dropped the GLS and GS trim names from the 2015 model. While the 2016 Hyundai Accent doesn’t offer loads of power or a jaw dropping exterior design, it does come standard with a 10 year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty that covers both the engine and transmission.

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The 2016 Hyundai Accent is priced between $14,745 and $16,495

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2016 Hyundai Accent Exterior

The bold lines of the 2016 Hyundai Accent offer a sleek and energetic outward appearance. The 2016 Accent comes standard with a restyled chrome accented front grille and 14-inch steel wheels. Exterior color options for the 2016 Hyundai Accent include Century White, Ironman Silver, Triathlon Gray, Vitamin C (hatchback only), Boston Red, Pacific Blue, Misty Beige (sedan only), and Ultra Black.

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Exterior available on the 2016 Hyundai Accent SE Sedan

  • 14-inch steel wheels with wheelcovers and P175/70R14 tires, Bodycolor dual power and manual-folding side mirrors, Center High-Mount Stop Light (CHMSL), Chrome accent front grille, Tinted glass with windshield shade band, Bodycolor door handles

Exterior available on the 2016 Hyundai Accent SE Hatchback

  • Adds to or replaces features on the Accent SE Sedan: Five-door body type, Heated side mirrors

Exterior available on the 2016 Hyundai Accent Sport Hatchback

  • Adds to or replaces features on the SE Hatchback: Driver’s window auto-up, Sliding center armrest with storage compartment, Premium cloth seating, Piano Black interior accents, Tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, Steering-wheel-mounted cruise controls

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The 2016 Hyundai Accent comes with a Four-cylinder 1.6-liter engine

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2016 Hyundai Accent Performance

A 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine powers the 2016 Hyundai Accent and is good for 137 horsepower @ 6,300 rpm and 123 lb-ft of torque @ 4,850. Consumers have the choice of either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission.

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The 2016 Hyundai Accent features a chrome accent front grille

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2016 Hyundai Accent Efficiency

Fuel economy for the 2016 Hyundai Accent depends on which transmission option you choose. If you go with the six-speed standard manual transmission, then the 2016 Accent is good for 27 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway. The optional six-speed automatic transmission produces fuel economy of 26 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway. The 2016 Hyundai Accent comes standard with 11.4 gallons of fuel tank capacity.

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The 2016 Hyundai Accent comes with abundant storage space

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2016 Hyundai Accent Interior

The 2016 Hyundai Accent Hatchback features 47.5 cubic feet of storage space if you fold down the back seats. Standard interior features for the 2016 Accent include USB/iPod connectivity, SiriusXM satellite radio, and a 172-watt sound system with six speakers. The Accent sedan features a 13.7-cubic-foot trunk.

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Interior available on the 2016 Hyundai Accent SE Sedan

  • Air conditioning, Power windows and door locks, One-touch triple turn signal, Six-way adjustable driver seat, Adjustable head restraints for all seating positions, Driver Seat Armrest, Passenger seatback pocket, 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback, Cloth seating, Cloth door insert, Metal paint interior accents, Center-stack-mounted 12-volt outlet, Dual Vanity mirrors, Front cupholders, Sliding sunvisors, Front door storage compartments, Sunglass holder, Tilt steering wheel

Interior available on the 2016 Hyundai Accent SE Hatchback

  • Adds to or replaces features on the Accent SE Sedan: Driver’s blind spot mirror

Interior available on the 2016 Hyundai Accent Sport Hatchback

  • Adds to or replaces features on the SE Hatchback: Driver’s window auto-up, Sliding center armrest with storage compartment, Premium cloth seating, Piano Black interior accents, Tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, Steering-wheel-mounted cruise controls

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The 2016 Hyundai Accent is good for 137 horsepower and 123 lb-ft of torque

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2016 Hyundai Accent Safety

The 2016 Hyundai Accent earned a four-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The 2016 Accent has yet to undergo crash testing for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Standard safety features for the 2016 Hyundai Accent include antilock brakes, six airbags, traction control, and electronic stability control.

Standard Safety Features

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) system
  • Child safety locks (rear)
  • Four-wheel, four-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA)
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners
  • Occupant Classification System (OCS)
  • Driver and front passenger seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren)
  • Front and rear crumple zones
  • Driver and front passenger advanced airbags
  • Active front head restraints

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