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2015 Hyundai Accent
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Edmunds expert review
With handsome styling, above-average performance and solid build quality, the 2015 Hyundai Accent represents a strong choice for a small sedan or hatchback in the subcompact car class.
As compact cars have grown larger and more expensive, subcompacts like the 2015 Hyundai Accent have enjoyed a gradual rise in popularity. Not only are these cars just the right size for many commuters, they are typically quite fuel-efficient and, of course, even more affordable to buy. What many shoppers will find more compelling, though, is the out-and-out refinement of a car like the Accent. Hyundai has built an entry-level sedan and hatchback that will seldom remind you of their budget origins.
From the driver seat, there's plenty to like, as the 2015 Accent has attractive interior materials and solid build quality, especially for a car with such a low starting price. The car's sleek styling adds to the upscale feel, but what makes the Accent feel truly special is under the hood. Its 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine isn't significantly more powerful than most rivals' four-cylinder engines, but acceleration is strong and the Accent is about a second quicker to 60 mph than the class average. That's a difference you'll feel every time you accelerate up to highway speeds. Even better, both the automatic and manual transmissions work well, so there's no bad choice to make.
Another laudable feature is the Accent's passenger space, as both the hatchback and the sedan have plenty of room for full-size adults in the rear seat. The hatchback also offers plenty of cargo space, and it's a good option for buyers needing extra utility. Once you've loaded up your passengers and gear, everyone will appreciate the Hyundai's smooth and quiet ride.
Of course, in this price range, all is not perfect, and one of the more surprising drawbacks to the Hyundai Accent is fuel economy. Although the car's EPA fuel economy estimates are respectable and on par with those of many top rivals, we've found it difficult to reproduce them in real-world driving. Rearward visibility is also challenging on the hatchback version, and no rearview camera is offered. Finally, such higher-end features as keyless ignition, a navigation system and smartphone app integration are simply not available, even though many competitors now offer them.
The 2015 Hyundai Accent sedan and hatchback are good overall choices for the subcompact class, but you'll definitely want to consider some of the competition before making up your mind. The 2015 Honda Fit is one of our favorites in the segment, thanks to its truly abundant cargo space and impressive fuel economy. If you're looking for an entertaining driving experience, cars like the 2015 Ford Fiesta and the 2015 Chevrolet Sonic offer peppy turbocharged engines and impressive handling abilities. The Accent's cousin, the 2015 Kia Rio, is essentially the same car in different packaging, and it offers a few more optional tech features, such as navigation and a rearview camera. The Toyota Prius C is worth a look for its excellent fuel economy, though it's quite a bit more expensive than the Hyundai. Whatever your priorities, though, the 2015 Hyundai Accent is worth a long look given its solid overall credentials.
Standard safety equipment on the 2015 Hyundai Accent includes antilock brakes, stability and traction control, active front head restraints, front seat side-impact airbags and side curtain airbags. The GS and GLS have front disc and rear drum brakes, while the Sport model has four-wheel disc brakes. Rear disc brakes are optional on the GLS.
In Edmunds brake testing, an Accent sedan with the optional rear disc brakes came to a stop from 60 mph in 120 feet. An Accent hatchback (also with rear disc brakes) came to a stop in 124 feet. Both are average distances for the segment.
In government crash testing, the Accent received four out of five stars for overall crash protection, with four stars for frontal-impact protection and four stars for side-impact protection (although the government noted an increased risk of spinal injury for rear passengers involved in side-impact crashes). The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the Accent the highest possible rating of "Good" in the moderate-overlap frontal-offset and roof-strength tests and the second-best rating of "Acceptable" in the side-impact test. Its seat/head restraint design was rated "Good" for whiplash protection in rear impacts.
Runs & drives great.
Perfect first car.
Looks & runs great.
Very clean interior.
Runs & drives great.
Perfect first car.
Looks & runs great.
Ice cold A/C.
Driver Air Bag
Passenger Air Bag
Side Air Bag
Power Door Locks
Tire Pressure Monitoring
Electronic Stability Control
Power Driver Mirror
Rear Window Defroster
Engine: 1.6L DOHC 16-Valve I-4 GDI -inc: Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT), GDI variable induction system and aluminum block and head
36-Amp/Hr 410CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
90 Amp Alternator
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
Front Anti-Roll Bar
Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
11.4 Gal. Fuel Tank
Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
Torsion Beam Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs and Brake Assist
Wheels: 14" x 5.0J Steel w/Cover
Tires: P175/70TR14 -inc: low rolling resistant Silica
Spare Tire Mobility Kit
Body-Colored Front Bumper
Body-Colored Rear Bumper
Black Side Windows Trim
Body-Colored Door Handles
Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Convex Spotter and Manual Folding
Fixed Rear Window w/Regular Wiper and Defroster
Light Tinted Glass
Fixed Interval Wipers
Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
Grille w/Chrome Bar
Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
Auto Off Aero-Composite Halogen Headlamps
Radio: AM/FM/SiriusXM/CD/MP3 Audio System -inc: 3.0A w/172 watts (43w x 4 channels), reversed LCD illumination, digital clock, iPod/USB and MP3 auxiliary input jacks, 6 speakers (2 front-door-mounted speakers, 2 tweeters, 2 rear speakers located in lower panel) and integrated AM/FM/SiriusXM roof mounted micro antenna
Front Bucket Seats -inc: 6-way adjustable driver seat including height adjustment
4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement
60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
Manual Tilt Steering Column
Remote Releases -Inc: Mechanical Fuel
Manual Air Conditioning
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts
Driver Foot Rest
Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Door Panel Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
Full Cloth Headliner
Cloth Door Trim Insert
Urethane Gear Shift Knob
Day-Night Rearview Mirror
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors
Full Floor Console w/Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 1 12V DC Power Outlet
Front Map Lights
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
Full Carpet Floor Covering
Carpet Floor Trim
Rigid Cargo Cover
Cargo Features -inc: Spare Tire Mobility Kit
Cargo Space Lights
Driver And Passenger Door Bins
Delayed Accessory Power
Outside Temp Gauge
Manual Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
Driver And Front Passenger Armrests
1 Seatback Storage Pocket
1 12V DC Power Outlet
Side Impact Beams
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Low Tire Pressure Warning
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Rear Child Safety Locks
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
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