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    Official: 2014 Hyundai Accent gets updated styling, added convenience features
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    Integrated blind-spot mirrors are hardly a luxury item, but they're one of the simplest yet most welcome equipment developments we've seen in some time, and we're glad to see them beginning to spread throughout the industry's offerings. The 2014 Hyundai Accent is the latest car to get them, along ...

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    Official: Hyundai unveils new i10
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    Hyundai has just revealed the new i10, the sub-Accent five-door sold in Europe. The diminutive city car first went on sale in 2007, but received a light facelift in 2011, to bring it more in line with Hyundai's then-new styling theme. The new model is an even more style-conscious offering, with a ...

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    Recalls: Hyundai and Kia recalling 1.6M more models for faulty brake switch
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    In what is likely the largest recall campaign for Hyundai and Kia, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall of more than 1.6 million models due to a faulty brake switch. This is in addition to almost 700,000 Hyundai and Kia models recalled for the same problem ...

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    Rhys Millen puts his Hyundai RallyCross and WRC cars up for sale
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    Rhys Millen Racing has put a few interesting vehicles up for sale. Buyers can now get their hands on both of Millen's 2011 Hyundai Veloster Global RallyCross racers. Both cars competed in the 2011 and 2012 Global RallyCross championships as well as the X-Games. Expect to find a turbocharged ...

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    Followup: Krafcik: 90% of Hyundai owners satisfied with fuel economy reimbursement program
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    Hyundai (and sister company Kia) found itself in a bit of hot water recently over false fuel economy estimates on the window stickers of its cars. To remedy this, the automakers will be compensating some 900,000 owners based on their vehicles' odometer readings, and the companies will add an ...

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    Report: New car shoppers less willing to consider Hyundai, Kia after mileage overstatement
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    Summarizing the results of research carried out by Edmunds, Reuters reports that consumers' are less inclined to purchase cars from Hyundai and Kia due to the company's recent snafu over inflated mileage claims. The Edmunds metric of "purchase intent" declined by 1.9 percent for the Kia Soul ...

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    Study: Redesigns that worked and flopped determined by new Cars.com index
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    The 2013 Ford Fusion is probably the latest, greatest example of a completely redesigned car that has evoked widespread calls of "Look at that!" Above its buzzworthy looks, though, Ford will be concerned about how the 2013 Fusion sells and by how much – if at all – it beats sales of ...

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    Report: 2013 Chevrolet Spark gets EPA rating of 32/38 MPG
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    Chevrolet can't be too happy with the EPA numbers for its tiny Spark. Equipped with the 1.2-liter engine and five-speed manual, the smallest Chevy in history gets 32 miles per gallon in the city, 38 on the highway for a combined EPA number of 34 mpg. Not bad, but not what we and, presumably, ...

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    Official: 2013 Hyundai Accent gets $2,000 price hike, new standard features
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    Hyundai has released the official details on its 2013 model year Accent, and there are a host of new standard features to speak of. Good thing, too, since the Accent's base price has now been raised to $14,545 – an increase of $2,000 versus last year. The base GLS 6MT model now includes ...

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    Official: Hyundai announces standard brake-override for all models
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    Always looking for ways to one-up its Japanese competitors, Hyundai has announced that a brake override system will be standard equipment on its full line of vehicles, starting this month. Truth be told, every 2012 Hyundai model save for the Elantra Touring already had a brake override system ...

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    Official: Kia Rio, Hyundai Accent and Chevy Sonic top Consumer Reports subcompact shootout
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    Consumer Reports has just wrapped up an evaluation of subcompact sedans, and the Kia Rio EX has rolled out ahead of the class. The four-door beat out its corporate clone, the Hyundai Accent and the Chevrolet Sonic to take the top spot. Evaluators pointed to the sharp handling and well-optioned ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #273
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    Geneva Motor Show Recap Episode #273 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan hosts and is joined by Autoblog Executive Editor Chris Paukert and Zach Bowman. Topics range far and wide around our recap of the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. Your questions and comments power the end of the ...

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    Official: Ward's releases annual 10 Best Engines list
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    It's that time of year, folks. No, we're not referring to the oodles of time spent shopping for the holidays, we're talking about end-of-the-year lists. Kicking things off in the automotive spectrum is industry stalwart Ward's Auto, which has just released its annual 10 Best Engines ...

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    How Hyundai is making better interiors by using volcanic rock
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    Cloth, leather, Alcantara and that weird netting on the dashboards of some Chevrolet Cruze sedans are all examples of the varied materials employed to build the interior spaces of modern automobiles. Hyundai is exploring new ways to bring the passenger cabin together, and the newest item at the ...

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    First Drive: 2012 Hyundai Accent Five-Door
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    Serving Notice To The Subcompact Segment It's been a busy two years in the subcompact world. Newcomers like the Ford Fiesta and Mazda2 have made it clear they intend to give models like the Honda Fit, Toyota Yaris and segment volume leader Nissan Versa a run for their small-displacement money. ...

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    Dodge updates Attitude for Mexico with latest Hyundai Accent, forgets badges *UPDATE
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    What you're looking at is not the 2012 Hyundai Accent, it's the 2012 Dodge Attitude. Yes, we see the Hyundai badge. No, we aren't kidding. Dodge has, for quite some time now, sold a rebadged version of the Hyundai Accent in Mexico under the Attitude moniker. (Hyundai, as an automaker, is ...

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    New York 2011: 2012 Hyundai Accent offers 40 mpg for $12,445
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    The all-new fourth-generation 2012 Hyundai Accent makes its debut at the New York Auto Show, wearing the automaker's fresh (and now-familiar) "Fluidic Sculpture" attire. Offered in both sedan and five-door body styles, the subcompact promises best-in-class fuel economy and power, says ...

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    Is the age of the sub-$10,000 car passing?
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    As you've likely noticed, new cars aren't getting cheaper. Pack enough options onto a new C-segment hatchback or sedan, and it's not difficult to elevate the MSRP to $25,000 or more. At the same time, there are still plenty of B-segment and C-segment vehicles that can be had for $16,000 or less, ...

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    Video: 2012 Hyundai Accent is off the wall
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    2012 Hyundai Accent 3D projection – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    The 2012 Hyundai Accent will make its North American debut at the upcoming New York Auto Show, but the marketing blitz has already started in other markets. In Malaysia, a recent stunt with the 2012 ...

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    Hyundai Accent to "kick Fiesta's butt" says U.S. CEO John Krafcik
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    Given the chance to ask Hyundai's US CEO John Krafcik a question, what would you ask? If you're a Jalopnik reader, you're apparently curious if Hyundai plans to bring over a five-door Accent hatchback. Krafcik took the time to answer the question in the affirmative, and then used the opportunity ...

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