The forthcoming model from Hyundai named 2018 Hyundai Accent will be an extraordinary vehicle and it will be available in the hatchback and sedan variants. As we know, this model is so affordable, and that is its main advantage compared to the rivals. Also, this model will have very efficient engines and will come with many improvements compared to the previous version. If you compare for example the cabin of this model with the cabin of some model with the same prices as Accent, you will definitely notice that the Accent will provide much more space and better comfort. Of course, this model will not have for example the navigation system or leather as standard features, but that is however expected.
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2018 Hyundai Accent Exterior design
The exterior design of the both variants will be similar. Of course, the rear side will be different, but the front side will be similar. The front fascia of both models will feature recognizable front grille from Hyundai. There is going to be a small logo in the middle as well as one horizontal slat made from Chrome. Under the grille, this model will feature nicely designed bumper with the average air intakes. At the sides of the bumper, there will be located we assume fog lights fitted with LED technology.
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Furthermore, the headlights will be just a bit modified and it should also feature the LED system as well. At the sides, this model will ride on aluminum wheels. The size of the wheels will be 14 X 5 inches and the tires will be P175/70TR14 for all seasons.
The new model will definitely be bigger, how much, we don’t know. These are the current model dimensions:
Hatchback exterior dimensions: Length 162 in. Wheelbase 101.2 in. Width 66.9 in. Height 57.1 in.
Sedan exterior dimensions: Length 172 in. Wheelbase 101.2 in. Width 66.9 in. Height 57.1 in.
Hyundai Accent 2018 Interior design
When it comes to the interior design, this model will be very big, for such compact car. Compared to the rivals with the same prices and class, the cabin will provide better comfort. Of course, we can’t expect leather, but the cloth will be standard upholstery. The steering wheel should be multi-functional. The 2018 Hyundai Accent dashboard of this model will be very simple. We can expect the same infotainment system as before(AVN system). Automatic climate control should be provided, just like the adaptive cruise control as well. Some of the available safety features are six airbags, stability management system, electronic stability control, cruise control, parking sensors, traction control system, and many others as well.
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Engine and Performance
Beneath the hood, the future model will be equipped with diesel and petrol engines, first one is the eco-efficient 1.6-liter engine(CRDi in diesel variant). This engine will be capable of generating 123 horsepower. The four cylinders will be mated to a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission system. This transmission will have shift-tronic. Thanks to the Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing, this model have improved torque and improved fuel economy. The second 2018 Accent engine will probably be 1.4-liter(probably diesel and petrol) with 100 horsepower, already used in previous models. Finally, it is possible to get another brand new petrol 1.0 Kappa turbo engine, but those are just rumors.
Price and Release date
The release date of the new Hyundai Accent 2018 will be most likely in the second half of 2017. The starting price of the hatchback variant will be $14.995 while the sedan variant will be $14.745. In China, this model will have name 2018 Hyundai Verna, and in Russia Solaris.
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