$ 18,180
information 2019
Hyundai Accent SEL Auto USA

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Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Accent was launched in South Korea in 1994 as a subcompact car with front engine and front wheel drive only and it was replaced by Hyundai Verna in 2000 in South Korea but it retained in United States and fifth generation is now available worldwide with different names including Hyundai Verna in China, Brunei and India while Hyundai Solaris in Russia.

 The 2019 model of Hyundai Accent has been ranked number three among all subcompact cars because of its user friendly technological features, excellent reliability, decent handling and spacious cabin. The 2019 model does not have any major changes as compared to the previous models but it got some latest features to be loved and the base trim got a chrome grille and the SEL trim is equipped with fog lights and chrome exterior. The 2019 Accent is available in three trims named as SE, Limited and SEL. The drivetrain is same for all trims but it differs in availability of different features.

SE trim:

The SE trim offers manual transmission only and automatic transmission can be purchased by paying additional 1000 US dollars. Apart from this it is equipped with fabric upholstery, back view camera, four speakers, five inches touch screen with Bluetooth connection.

SEL Trim:

The SEL trim offers dual USB ports along with seven inches touch screen having compatibility for Apple Car play and Android Auto.

Limited Trim:

The Limited trim is the highest level trim that offers some additional features apart from the basic standard features. Some of them include forward collision warning system, automatic emergency braking system, climate control system and a Hyundai Blue Link application that will let you start your car through your smart phone. We will discuss the SEL trim in detail in this article.

Engine and performance of Hyundai Accent:

The Hyundai Accent SEL is powered by 1.6 liters 4 cylinder engine generating a horsepower of 130bhp at 6300rpm and torque of 119Nm at 4850 rpm with six speed manual transmission and continuously varying transmission with front wheel drive only. It has a fuel tank capacity of 11.9 gallons and offers a mileage of twenty eight miles per gallon in city and thirty eight miles per gallon on highways while the automatic transmission decreases the mileage on highways and city. It can accelerate from zero to 60 miles per hour in 7.5 seconds while it saunters to sixty miles per hour in 8.4 seconds with automatic transmission.


 The comfort of ride is the best feature of it while handling of car is also above average and let the car toss into corners and moved over bumpy surfaces easily with its light and effortless steering wheel and the smooth suspension makes the rough roads feel firm. The throttle of the Accent is precise and straight to maintain adequate speed automatically with its light pedal and buttery smooth gear shifts. The braking system of Accent is also very good because of the firm pedal response and the aggressive braking can stop the car even from high speeds and the car stops from sixty miles per hour to zero miles per hour at a distance of 129 feet.

Exterior and interior features of Hyundai Accent:

The design of 2019 Hyundai Accent shows confidence and sophistication in its sculpted body that depicts contour lining throughout its body. The cascading central grille is flanked by LED headlights and daytime running lights while the roof profile sweeps with character lines and the design of the car is a balance between aerodynamic improvement and engineering. It is 172.6 inches in length, 68.1 inches in width and 57.1 inches in height. SEL is equipped with fog lamps, back up camera, power door locks, power and heated mirrors, automatic high beam headlights, remote trunk release, intermittent wipers and key less entry. It is available in seven different exterior colors. The fifteen inches allot wheels of the Accent depicts a very stylish look to the overall design of the vehicle. The 2019 Accent has more spacious interior room than the previous models with 1.2 inches wider cabin and 0.6 inches increase in cabin’s height while the wheelbase also increases by 0.4 inches.





The interior cabin design is very modern with driver-oriented design that has intuitive controls, latest technology and high quality of material used inside the cabin. There is a seven inches LCD display screen on dashboard and control panels are mounted beneath the screen. The seating of the car is very comfortable with cloth covering and the engineering of the seats are light weighted to keep passengers safe in collisions. The cargo space is also sufficient with increase in cargo space by folding rear seats. The infotainment system comes with both Android Auto and Apple Car play interface along with Two USB ports and Bluetooth connection. The National highway traffic Safety Administration has not yet given the results and ratings of the crash tests of the Hyundai Accent but IIHS has declared it a Top Safety Vehicle because it is equipped with all key safety features including forward collision warning system, automatic emergency braking system, traction control, braking assistance, air bags, electronic stability control and child safety locks.




Major competitors:

Some of the major competitors of Hyundai Accent 2019 include Hyundai Nexo, Hyundai Elantra GT, Honda Fit, Ford Fiesta and Kia Rio.

Price of Hyundai Accent:

Starting price of Hyundai Accent SEL is 16,345 US dollars with a limited warranty for five years or sixty thousands of miles covered while the engine has a warranty for ten years or 100,000 miles covered.

Body Sedan
Drive FWD
Transmission Automatic
Exterior Color Silver
Interior Color Black
Engine Capacity (cc) 1598 cc cc
Horse Power (HP) 130 Hp
Mileage mi
  • Top speed 120 mph and 0 to 60 in 7.5 seconds
  • Engine: 1.6 L DOHC 16-Valve l-4 GDI-inc-Dual continuously variable valve timing (D-CVVT)
  • Transmission: 6 speed automatic with SHIFTRONIC-inc: hill start assist control
  • Transmission with driver selectable mode
  • Front wheel drive
  • 3.06 axle ratio
  • 130 amp alternator
  • 60-Amp-Hr 410CCA maintenance free battery with run down protection
  • Gas pressurized shock absorbers
  • Front anti roll bar
  • Electric power assist speed sensing steering
  • Single stainless steel exhaust
  • 4-wheel disc brakes with 4 wheel ABS-front vented disc and brake assist
  • Wheels: 15 alloy
  • Wheels with silver accents
  • Spare tire mobility kit
  • Steel spare wheel
  • Compact spare tire mounted inside under cargo
  • Clear coat paint
  • Body colored front bumper
  • Body colored rear bumper with black rub strip/fascia accent
  • Black side windows trim
  • Body colored door handles
  • Body colored power heated side mirrors with convex spotter and manual folding
  • Fixed rear window with defroster
  • Light tinted glass
  • Fixed interval wipers
  • Fully galvanized steel panels
  • Black grille with chrome surround
  • Trunk rear cargo access
  • Fully automatic Aero-composite halogen headlamps
  • Radio: AM/FM siriusXM-inc: 6 speakers-2 tweeters-7 touch screen display-android auto-Apple CarPlay-Apple siri eyes-free interface-digital clock-smart phone/USB and MP3 auxiliary input jack-dual USB charging-steering wheel mounted audio controls and Bluetooth hands-free phone system with voice recognition
  • Radio with seek scan
  • Integrated roof antenna
  • 1 LCD monitors in the front
  • Front bucket seats-inc: 6 way adjustable driver’s seat including height adjustment-driver’s sliding storage box-sliding and reclining adjustment and passenger’s seatback pocket
  • 4 way passenger seat-inc: manual recline and fore/aft movement
  • 60-40 folding bench front facing fold forward seatback rear seat
  • Manual tilt telescoping steering column
  • Gauges-inc: speedometer-odometer-engine coolant temp-tachometer-trip odometer and trip computer
  • Power rear windows
  • Front cup holder
  • Remote keyless entry withy illuminated entry and panic button
  • Remote releases-inc: mechanical cargo access and mechanical fuel
  • Cruise control with steering wheel controls
  • Manual air conditioning
  • HVAC-inc: under seat ducts
  • Glove box
  • Driver foot rest
  • Interior trim-inc: metal look instrument panel insert and metal look interior accents
  • Full cloth headliner
  • Cloth door trim and insert
  • Urethane gear shift knob
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Day night rear view mirror
  • Driver and passenger visor vanity mirror
  • Full floor console-Mini overhead console with storage and 2 12V DC power outlets
  • Front map lights
  • Fade to off interior lighting
  • Full carpet floor covering
  • Carpet floor trim
  • Cargo space lights
  • Driver/passenger and rear door bins
  • Delayed accessory power
  • Power 1st row windows with driver 1 touch up
  • Power door locks with auto locks feature
  • Trip computer
  • Digital/analog display
  • Outside temp gauge
  • Manual anti whiplash adjustable front head restraints and manual adjustable rear head restraints
  • 2 12 V DC power outlets
  • Air filtration
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • ABS and driveline traction control
  • 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
  • Back up camera


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