All handled well by Hyundai dealer. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash. We do still have the car and have had the recall work done and have not had problems since, but no way would I buy another Hyundai product. Old school all the way. Remedy Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. I purchased the Hyundai Accent after driving an Elantra for three years.
Getting into the back seats was made easier by locating the rear wheels farther back, so the wheelwell does not intrude into the door opening as much. Units Affected 3011 Glamour is the focus of the 76th International Motor Show at Geneva. Also, CarGurus is an excellent method of shopping for a vehicle! Torque for the Hyundai is 106 pound-feet at… Something big is blowing into the Windy City: the 2006 Chicago Auto Show! Bought this new in 2006. The latest Accent represents a large step forward not only for Hyundai but for small, economical cars as well. For better rearward visibility, the three rear-seat headrests slide down into the seatback when not needed, a design referred to as shingle-style. Manufacturer Info Sources: 800-826-2277 -. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.
I have the upgraded sound system, with the 6 speakers, and they produce a great sound, well worth the upgrade. The ride is on the soft side, softer than the Kia Rio, which gets the sportier settings. Also the timing belt is almost guaranteed to break at 70000 miles. The gas mileage is not nearly as good as it claims to be, I assume to the fact that the cars engine lacks any amount of power and has to nearly redline to get anywhere. The gas mileage is great and it is a comfortable car and still looks wonderful! Consequently, there is now plenty of headroom, legroom and enough width to the car that accommodating three in the back seat is not just wishful thinking. Originally, in April 2013, Hyundai recalled 1,059,824 model year 2007-2009 Accent and Tucson, model year 2007-2010 Elantra, model year 2007-2011 Santa Fe, model year 2008-2009 Veracruz, model year 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, and model year 2011 Sonata vehicles.
All my life, i have never heard that Camba Beam breaks in a vehicle and i saw that in my Accent. Quite safe for a family with children. Rear-seat leg room and headroom is not too bad unless the car is full of six-footers. Brake switch malfunctioned within a year. The Accent is suspended on MacPherson struts up front and a simple torsion beam axle in the rear. I am extremely happy that I purchased this car, I did not feel like I was compromising from the larger and slightly more powerful Elantra. Two dealers later and the problems still exist.
The new Accent is considerably better and slightly larger than the old 2005 models. My 2006 Hyundai Accent is the best car I have ever owned. Recall Date 2013-04-01 Description Hyundai Motor Company Hyundai is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Accent, model year 2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Sante Fe,2006-2011 Tucson, 2009-2011 Elantra Touring, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2008-2011 Veracruz, 2009-2011 Genesis, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, 2007-2008 Entourage, and 2006-2008 Tiburon vehicles. A few hiccups at the start. The transmission is a 5 speed and has problems shifting into reverse, 1st and 2nd! Recall Date 2013-04-01 Description Hyundai Motor Company Hyundai is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Accent, model year 2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Sante Fe,2006-2011 Tucson, 2009-2011 Elantra Touring, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2008-2011 Veracruz, 2009-2011 Genesis, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, 2007-2008 Entourage, and 2006-2008 Tiburon vehicles. In September 2013, Hyundai informed the agency that it was adding more vehicles to this campaign, representing an additional 652,512 units.
Primary Use: Family transportation Drive It To Know It. The engine is quit loud at these speeds in 5th gear. This version of the Accent is a significant improvement over the previous generation. As part of Hyundai's plan, the Accent is purposely less sporty looking than its almost identical Kia Rio sibling. Everything in the car feels cheap because it is of course. Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Air conditioning and a four-speed automatic are the only options available.
So, dont get me wrong, the little car has a good bit of pep off the line. Here in Chicago space is a premium around the city, with a larger car read American made parking would be a Huge pain in the. I'll drive her as long as I possibly can. I would buy a Hyundai again, no problem. A Comfort Package of air conditioning, power windows and locks and heated mirrors can be added. All models use a 1. Few problems at the start.
Walkaround The all-new Hyundai Accent has a much more elegant look to it than the previous-generation model. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 1,712,336. The Hyundai Accent is a great little car. Overall, the driving characteristics and performance make this a commuter car rather than a long distance cruiser. Safety features include front seatbelt pre-tensioners along with six airbags: dual frontal, front-seat side-impact and full-coverage side curtain. Hyundai's recall campaign number is 110.
When so equipped, stopping distance measures a decent 40 metres from 100 kilometres an hour, which is well within class standards. The sedan is completely new, while the two-door hatchback Accent 3-Door and four-door hatchback Accent5 remain unchanged from 2005. This Car Is And Ok One!!! I will buy another Hyundai. We did not get a chance to try an Accent with a manual transmission but would expect it to be more fun to drive. Now I see why they offer such a great warranty.
I have to admit, I only bought it because it was cheap, and something that I could easily afford, but I have been delighted with my choice. I have the hatchback version of this car and have found that while driving a have a huge blind spot and while driving. The competence of the new Accent indicates Hyundai's move upmarket has helped it design a better small car. The rest of the car, up to and including the pleasant two-tone colour scheme, features quality materials and fit and finish. The power assisted rack-and-pinion steering provided reasonable feedback and the handling proved to be acceptable on some winding mountain roads near San Diego.