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    Hyundai puts on an Accent with 2012 Verna hatch at Guangzhou

    2012 Hyundai Verna/Accent five-door – Click above to enlarge China is no less important a market for Korean automakers than it is for their Japanese competition. So after unveiling the new Verna sedan in Beijing this past April, Hyundai is back in the People's Republic with its new Verna ...

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    Hyundai confirms 2012 Veloster for Detroit, Accent for New York

    2012 Hyundai Veloster spy shots – Click above for high-res image gallery
    During a media briefing this week, Hyundai officials confirmed that its highly anticipated Veloster hatchback (name subject to change...) will debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January. This comes as no surprise, since ...

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    Preaching with an Accent: Pastor who held off burning Quran gets a free Hyundai?

    Brad Benson is used to drumming up publicity. The former New York Giants offensive lineman owns the Mitsubishi and Hyundai dealership in South Brunswick, New Jersey, that bears his name, and has for the past several years upped his business' profile by airing a series of radio ads that sound more ...

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    Korean-spec Hyundai Avante interior gives sneak peek inside 2011 Elantra

    2011 Hyundai Avante (Elantra) interior – Click above for high-res image
    Even though we have yet to see official images of the U.S.-spec 2011 Hyundai Elantra, we have a pretty good idea of what will be heading our way in the coming months. Hyundai debuted the new Avante sedan (the Elantra's ...

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    Reader Spy: 2012 Hyundai Accent hatchback caught napping

    2012 Hyundai Accent hatchback – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Eagle-eyed Autoblog reader James spotted a camouflaged compact hatchback sitting in a parking lot in South Korea the other day, and fortunately for us, he had a camera with him. At first glance, this is obviously a new ...

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    Next-gen Hyundai Accent caught totally undisguised

    2011 Hyundai Accent spy shots – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Looks like we were spot on in our assessment of what we happened to catch out testing near Disneyland in California. As we suspected, the car in question is the next-generation Hyundai Accent, a fact you can clearly ...

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    Spy Shots: 2011 Hyundai Accent caught testing near Disneyland

    2011 Hyundai Accent prototype – Click either image for high-res image gallery
    Typically when we show you spy shots, you're seeing photographs taken by people not directly employed by Autoblog. Today, however, is different. Yours Truly and Drew Phillips were driving back from San Diego ...

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    Spy Shots: Next-gen Hyundai Accent (or Elantra?) borrows several notes from Sonata

    The 2011 Hyundai Sonata is more stylish, more spacious, and flat out better than its predecessor. This seems to be the M.O. for Hyundai nowadays, as it rolls out a continual stream of new and/or revised vehicles that leave any old brand preconceptions in the dust. Vehicles like the new Sonata, ...

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    Spy Shots: 2012 Hyundai Accent

    2012 Hyundai Accent – Click above for high-res image gallery
    With all the new product coming out of Hyundai, the Azera and Accent are beginning to stand out like the proverbial sore thumbs. To rectify the latter, Hyundai has begun testing the next Accent in the Great White North. Since the ...

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    Hyundai releases 2010 Accent details, pricing, talks up Blue's fuel economy

    2010 Hyundai Accent - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The big news for Hyundai's updated 2010 Accent is its increased fuel efficiency. The Korean automaker has managed to improve average miles per gallon by four percent in the city and three percent on the highway by means of low-friction ...

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    IIHS tests roof strength on microcars, Smart Fortwo comes out on top

    IIHS microcar roof tests - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just tested the latest batch of the smallest cars on the market to determine the strength of their roofs in the event of a rollover accident. Coming out on top with a "good" rating was ...

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    Hyundai gives KDM facelifted Accent - is the U.S. next?

    2010 Hyundai Verna Transform/Accent - Click above for an image gallery
    Hyundai's released a handful of images of the redesigned Verna Transform, or, as it's known in markets outside of Korea, the Accent. This 2010 model receives a thoroughly redesigned front fascia that's strikingly similar to the ...

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    Multiple Hyundai recalls for brake lamps and rust issues affect nearly 1M units

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Hyundai have initiated recalls on 963,305 vehicles as part of four separate campaigns. The first recall, blanketing over one half million late-model vehicles, is nationwide. The other three recalls, all corrosion-related on older ...

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    Oh, it's on! Hyundai Accent regains Cheapest Car in America title

    Less than a month after Nissan announced its $9,990 blue-light-special Versa Sedan 1.6, Hyundai has one-upped them. Or should that be one-downed? The 2009 Hyundai Accent has regained the title of Cheapest New Car in America with a starting price that undercuts the Nissan by a Jackson. Priced at ...

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    Review: Review: 2008 Hyundai Accent SE

    2008 Hyundai Accent SE – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Dismal little car. That's what you'd hear 20 years ago when the conversation turned to Hyundai. The Excel wasn't as terrible as a Yugo, or even as horrifically unreliable as sneering Peugeots, but it wasn't exactly welcomed ...

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    IIHS: In crash, Versa good, Rio, xB not so much

    Due to the popularity of small, fuel-sipping cars, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has smashed up some of the newest offerings. And, as if you needed further proof to get optional side air bags on your next car, the minimally-bagged Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio, Scion xB and Toyota Yaris all ...

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    Losing your Accent: Hyundai's production woes

    Everyone experiences growing pains at some point in their life. Some are more debilitating than others. As it enter its 21st year in the US, Hyundai is feeling a few of its own. In a market dominated by overproduction and a seemingly insurmountable glut of models, Hyundai has a good problem to ...

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    Badge engineering gone bad: the Dodge Attitude

    Hey Dodge, Hyundai's marketing crew called, they want you to go to Mexico and try a little harder to badge engineer the Accents they sold you. That's right, the car sold in the US by Hyundai as the Accent is sold in Mexico as the Dodge Attitude. It doesn't stop at the Accent either, the Hyundai ...

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    Hyundai announces Accent pricing, adds a hatchback

    Hyundai will add a hatchback accent to its lineup for 2007, coming in at just a smidge less expensive than the sedan. The hatch starts at $10,415 (plus destination) for the GS with a standard five speed manual transmission, and the SE, which is tricked out with ABS, more airbags, ...

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    VW Polo GTI goes on sale in Britain

    Volkswagen's baby GTI, based on the Polo supermini has just gone on sale in the UK. Boasting a force-fed 1.8-liter 20-valve four cylinder and a full compliment of creature comforts and safety features, the top-rung Polo rings up at £14,810 out-the-door (a stout $28,000 USD), but bearing in ...


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