A five-passenger affordable compact car, the 2010 Hyundai Accent is available as a four-door sedan or a three-door hatchback. Power is provided from a 1.6L four-cylinder engine that generates 110 hp and boasts an EPA estimate fuel economy rating of 27 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway. The standard transmission is a five-speed manual, while a four-speed automatic is available.Read more Read less
New for 2010 is a new base trim called Accent Blue, similar to the GS but with different gear ratios and other tweaks intended to give the Accent about a 9% improvement in fuel economy. iPod and USB ports are now standard on all trims. The GLS and SE trims get revised instrument clusters for 2010.
Affordability mileage similar to a hybrid; many options are included as standard features; impressive interior passenger room
Similar to the Rio from Hyundia's Kia group, the Hyundai Accent is one of most affordable cars on the road, with MSRP starting at $9,970 and bumping the top range at just $16,480. There is an impressive 92.2 total cubic feet of passenger room, defying the cramped cabins common with small cars. Fuel economy is also impressive, averaging 28 mpg in the city and 34 mph on the highway.