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2017 Hyundai Accent Sport: New standalone variant arrives from $15,490

The Hyundai Accent has been updated this week, becoming a single variant range with the introduction of the Accent Sport - which starts from $15,490 before on-road costs...

2018 Hyundai Accent sedan revealed in Toronto

The all-new 2018 Hyundai Accent sedan has been revealed this week at the Canadian motor show in Toronto. Like the current car, the Accent will be offered in both hatchback and sedan bodies, though the new model is longer and wider than its predecessor in both forms, while also offering more space between the axles...

North America's 2018 Hyundai Accent teased

An all-new 2018 Hyundai Accent will make its world premiere at next week's Canadian motor show in Toronto, the Korean car maker has confirmed today, but it won't be coming our way. Although Australia's current model first launched here in 2011 and will undoubtedly be due for replacement in the next 12 to 18 months, Hyundai Australia has confirmed we won't see this one...

Manual sales on the nose, even in the most price-sensitive segments

Manual transmission sales are dipping away across most segments when it comes to new car sales, and the effects are even being felt in the most price-sensitive parts of the market. The light car or city car segment has traditionally been important for manufacturers to offer cheap manual versions of their most affordable models to get buyers through their showroom doors...

CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for November 11, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...

Ten cars that flew off dealer lots in October

It was a bit of a flat sales month in October according the latest VFACTS data, a comprehensive CarAdvice dissection of which you can read here. But there were a number of models that had massive sales success compared to October 2015, be it a result of discounting, marketing, updates/new-generation launches or a combination of each...

2017 Hyundai Accent possibly spied in China

Images of what might be the next-generation Hyundai Accent surfaced online overnight. These photos were sent to and published by Autohome.com.cn, and show a production ready version of the new Hyundai Verna sedan, as the Accent is badged in China. The new Verna/Accent features more mature styling than the model currently in showrooms...

Hyundai adds Apple CarPlay to Accent, iMax and iLoad

Hyundai Australia has expanded its growing rollout of Apple CarPlay connectivity, this time upgrading variants in the Accent, iMax and iLoad ranges. Essentially gracing the vehicle’s infotainment system with the familiar look and feel of an iPhone or iPad, Apple’s CarPlay software offers access to Apple Maps navigation and Siri voice command - such as hands-free phone calls, messaging and dictation - along with music, calendar and apps like Spotify...

2015 Hyundai Accent pricing and specifications

The Hyundai Accent light-car range has been repositioned with $2000 price cuts, as the company seeks to cover the loss of the outgoing i20 from within its remaining stable. Hyundai Australia announced a range of revisions to its “re-imagined, respecified and reinvigorated“ Accent line-up today, with the headline act being a reduction in the starting price to a Mazda 2-matching $14,990 plus on-road costs (down from $16,990)...

Hyundai Accent will get 'close to off-setting' i20 volume loss

Hyundai Australia is expecting that more aggressive pricing and a lift in sales of other models will counteract the departure of the i20 light car and the unavailability of the i10. In 2014 Hyundai sold 14,979 i20s compared to just 7,561 Accents, meaning the company will need to push its new entry vehicle aggressively if it intends to reclaim that marketshare with a more simplified single offering...

Hyundai i10 and i20 off the cards for Australia, cut-price Accent to become entry model

Hyundai Australia has confirmed that it will not sell the new-generation i10 or the new-generation i20 in this market. Hyundai claims it had been working towards offering those cars in Australia, but both the smaller i10 and larger i20 couldn't be sourced at a reasonable price to suit the market locally...