2012 Hyundai Accent SE

2012 Hyundai Accent SE

$16-17k car, designed & built in Korea 30 city / 40 hwy 342-456 mile range, gas engine
138 hp 97 cu. in. 4-cylinder

What are people saying about the Accent

"Standard safety features include front seatbelt pre-tensioners and six airbags (front, seat-mounted side-impact, and side-curtain) on all models."
autos.aol.com | talking about the vehicle's build-quality
"One of the things we like best about the Accent is its interior."
autos.aol.com | talking about the vehicle's interior quality
"Outstanding value in a price-sensitive market."
autos.aol.com | talking about the vehicle's value

Sibling Rivalry

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Pros

The Accent SE vs other Recent cars

Highway gas mileage Fantastic highway fuel efficiency Help
40 mpg
MSRP Very inexpensive Help
$16,555
basic warranty years Fantastically long-lasting basic warranty Help
5 year
Has rear spoiler Has rear spoiler Help
In-city gas mileage Good city fuel efficiency Help
30 mpg
basic warranty miles Fantastically long basic warranty Help
60,000 mile
folding rear seats Folding rear seats Help
Standard

Cons

The Accent SE vs other Recent cars

0-60 mph Sluggish 0-60 time Help
9.2 seconds
Air compressor Naturally-aspirated engine Help
Drivetrain type Worse drivetrain traction Help
front-wheel drive
Lateral acceleration Mediocre cornering ability Help
0.79 g
Rear suspension Rougher suspension Help
Semi-independent
entertainment system Entertainment system Help
Not Available
moon roof Moon roof Help
Not Available
passenger power seats Passenger power seats Help
Not Available
CD changer CD changer Help
Not Available
Has subwoofer Lacks a subwoofer Help
Stereo power Somewhat underpowered speaker system Help
172 Watts
premium radio Premium radio Help
Not Available
1/4 mile Pokey 1/4 mile time Help
16.9 s s @ 82.0 mph mph
Braking distance at 60mph Really lengthy braking distance from 60mph Help
153 ft
Horsepower Somewhat underpowered Help
138 HP @ 6,300 RPM
Power-to-weight ratio Less sporty performance Help
18.7 lb/hp
child door locks Child door locks Help
Not Available
leather Leather Help
Not Available
navigation system Navigation system Help
Not Available
power seats Power seats Help
Not Available
Has speed sensitive volume Lacks speed-sensitive volume Help
Number of speakers Few speakers Help
6
Transmission Has a manual transmission Help

Other Trims

This model comes with a manual transmission, but the Accent SE is also available with a semi-automatic transmission.

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