Despite revisionist history, they were even worse in most cases than the American cars. Remedy Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. This little Accent feels solid and well built. With the , you get better performance than the Accent with a minimal trade-off in fuel economy. In the affected vehicles, the brake light switch may malfunction. It also has a fold up cargo tray that can hold some storage items, and hide the contents of the cargo area. When I got to my cubicle, my desk chair felt downright therapeutic in comparison.
Offer is valid through 2019-05-10. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Owners may contact Hyundai's customer service at 1-855-671-3059 or by visiting www. All trim levels see at least a 1 mpg bump, and the all-new base trim level, called Blue, gets a large jump versus the 2009 base model. Currently the Hyundai Accent has a score of 7. A lot has changed in the last four decades.
The safety recall began on April 22, 2013. It also had larger 16-inch wheels, antilock brakes and a sportier suspension. The recall began on October 21, 2015. Sure there were a few stalls and a few herky-jerky starts, but no undue torture was done to the tranny. They rusted just as quickly, their interiors were cheap and ugly, and they were even noisier and had less power than their American counterparts.
If you wanted some quality, you had to move up to a Camaro, or Mustang, or more expensive car. The Focus also has a much better safety score. The price of economy was lack of quality. The air conditioning is strong and easily cooled my tester in 90-degree heat. Otherwise, the 2010s should be nearly identical to the 2009 I detail below. The Yaris gets slightly better city fuel economy than the Accent, but reviewers said that, like the Accent, the Yaris has cramped back seats.
Car enthusiasts need not apply, but for those who view a car as a machine to take them from point A to point B, safely and economically, and in relative comfort, this is a great buy. The door, trunk and hood seams are first rate, and there is nothing cheap looking about the exterior. Acceleration in 1st and 2nd gears is quite brisk, and I would even call it enjoyable. Driving home, I thought that this would be the perfect first new car for her — with the automatic transmission option box checked. And fitting in to those spots is a cinch thanks to an overall length that is just under 160-inches. But they were underpowered, noisy, had dodgy quality, and everything shook and rattled when traveling over a bump. Besides some loud engine noise, the overall sound level reminded me just how far this class of cars has come in the past 10 years.
It reminded me of when I was her age 40 years ago, and looking for my first new car. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash. We have no-charge oil changes for 1 year or 12k miles with any pre-owned vehicle. And with a curb weight of only 2,500 lbs, it will allow the Accent to keep up with traffic, and smoothly merge onto the highway. Hybrids fight over fuel mileage. Recall Date 2013-04-01 Description Hyundai Motor Company Hyundai is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Accent, model year 2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Sante Fe,2006-2011 Tucson, 2009-2011 Elantra Touring, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2008-2011 Veracruz, 2009-2011 Genesis, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, 2007-2008 Entourage, and 2006-2008 Tiburon vehicles. Remedy Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake switch, free of charge.
The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 1,712,336. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. I was also able to squeeze two large baby gates into the back — upright, with the backseat down — along with other bulky items filling the rest of the cargo area while running some errands. The Fit is also bigger, more fun to drive and has a vastly superior interior, including comfier seats. .
Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's recall campaign number is 110. Hyundai's number for this recall is 131. However, it makes that power in a civilized manner, without much clatter or noise. The Accent felt well-planted at high speeds and was relatively quiet for a car in this class. Remedy Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge.
I tested a 2009 Accent; 2010 models are arriving at dealerships now with a few changes. Horsepower calculations based on trim engine configuration. She's definitely going to need another one. Later, it swallowed a rather expensive grocery-store run ably, with no need to lower the seats. A short briefing on the concept, and use of the pedals and shifter, and we switched seats.