Based on 12 Ratings for the 2012 - 2013 models.Review this car
By stizzity (GA) on Monday, May 28, 2012
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 100overall rating 9 of 10rating details
Pros: "Great GAS MILEAGE, Looks sharp"
Cons: "No keyless trunk entry, No garage door opener"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9
"Traded in a 2009 Mazda 3 for this vehicle. The gas mileage is truly incredible. We are getting 37-38 mpg consistently. The bluetooth provides a nice upgrade, as well. Vast trunk space for such a small car, too! It was exactly what my family of 4 was looking for."
29 people out of 29 found this review helpful
By Smokey (CT) on Sunday, February 24, 2013
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 55,000overall rating 8 of 10rating details
Pros: "Good price, reliable, good on gas!"
Cons: "Steering needs constant correction."
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 8
"I drive over 3,400 miles a month, just for work. Then, on the weekends my wife and I take My Accent for our weekly shopping. I own a 2010 Town & Country and we prefer to take my Accent. I recommend this car to anyone that needs affordable reliable transportation. You can drive long distances in relative comfort. I was suprised. Good on gas too! I average over 40 MPG!!"
14 people out of 14 found this review helpful
By brg (CA) on Monday, August 20, 2012
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 7,000overall rating 8 of 10rating details
Pros: "mpg, so far no problems."
Cons: "no spare, no after sale support."
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 1
"This review is for a 2012 model so small differences may exist from a 2013. This car is quite a good value compared to the competition. I drove them all I think, dollar for dollar Accent is the best bang for the buck. I have the 6 speed manual and mileage and performance is very good, folks with the automatics complain of less than stellar MPG and poor performance, at least that is what I read. I'm happy with my manual trans version. I do think the electric assist steering is not ready for prime time, it takes a lot of correction to keep a straight line and can become tiring after a while. Maybe it can be addressed via a software update. The other major gripe for me is NO SPARE TIRE, just a can of sealant and junky compressor (spare tire is available for $300.00 as a dealer option) yet Canadian Accent's still comes with compact spares. A fact the sales people don't volunteer, that there is no spare. I've contacted both Hyundai zone office and the dealer, so far they don't seem to care. There seems to be a serious lack of after sale concern by either party. Very short sighted attitude. Factor this in your decision to buy a Hyundai, it may not be the value it seems to be on it's face. I personally wouldn't buy another Hyundai because there seems to be no concern for the customer after the sale."
14 people out of 14 found this review helpful
By joker4229 (NH) on Saturday, September 15, 2012
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 6,300overall rating 10 of 10rating details
Pros: "Price, Power, MPG, Fun to drive, Comfortable"
Cons: "No Keyless Entry, Overbearing brake assist"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10
"This is the first new car that I have ever owned. I have had 2 Dodge Neons and a fully loaded Chrysler Concorde LXi and I have to say that for the money, this car is astounding. Mine is the base GL model with the premium package giving me A/C and power windows and locks. This package doesn't include remote keyless entry however, which was kind of a bummer but not a deal breaker. I have split my driving over both city and highway driving as well as one long (800+) mile road trip. Through all situations the fuel efficiency is astoundingly good. I am by no means a slow driver and I tend to do hard acceleration at times and this car, despite the small engine, never disappoints. And even with my driving style, the fuel efficiency almost never dips below 32 mpg average. The comfort of this car is also amazing. Like I mentioned earlier I drove this car on an 800 mile road trip and I never felt like my butt had fallen asleep or my legs or back hurt. The seat provided great support without the hardness and was very comfortable. Additionally, I only had to fill up my gas tank once during that whole trip and made it home with about 1/4 tank left. The safety features that come standard were a big factor in my choice. The vehicle comes with multiple airbags as standard including side curtain airbags which, for a small car, is very important. Traction control, 4 wheel ABS and 4 wheel disc brakes were also a big plus. There are a few things that could be better, including the suspension being a bit soft, but then it's not a sports car, the brake assist program is sometimes too invasive, and the transmission can be a little wonky (odd shift points) outside of ECO mode at times. Overall, however, I would highly recommend this car to those looking to get into a highly reliable, economical and inexpensive vehicle."
6 people out of 6 found this review helpful
By KD (HI) on Sunday, November 11, 2012
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 6,000overall rating 6 of 10rating details
Cons: "Extremely low trad in value"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 2
"Cute car but only a good deal if you never plan on trading it in."
4 people out of 4 found this review helpful