Top 10 Back-to-School Cars 2011: New Car #1

By Editors on August 8, 2011 3:00 PM

2012 Hyundai Accent
Like its bigger brothers the Sonata and Elantra, the 2012 Hyundai Accent appeals to a finely-tuned sense of value, putting a lot of equipment into a stylish, roomy package that competes more than favorably with competitors like the Ford Fiesta, Mazda Mazda2 and Honda Fit. While not pavement-ripping, the 138-horsepower engine will deliver 30 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the open road. And at a price that's a bargain, the 2012 Accent demands to be on your back-to-school shopping list.

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