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2017 Hyundai Accent


City 26 - 27 MPG Hwy 36 - 37 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    4 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    4 stars
  • Side Crash:
    4 stars

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

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Overall Rating:
4.7 (out of 5)
Value 4.7
Exterior 4.6
Interior 4.5
Comfort 4.6
Performance 4.6
Reliability 4.9
Dependable, reliable, comfortable, attractive.

by Teacher Jean from Suffolk | June 09, 2020

Great car. It's beautiful and has a smooth ride. I like the size and the color. I thas a smooth ride. i love it. Our salesman Spencer Newsome was a wonderful salesman.

I give this car 5 Stars plus!!

by QUARKS from Anington, MA | May 01, 2020

I chose not to think about this car, but to experience it! It is like stepping into the future for me. That is why I bought it. It is a dream come true fo me!

Economic and reliable car!

by Maureenb from Birmingham AL | April 29, 2020

It's an all over good car. More options with the stereo would be good, like bluetooth. But other than that I'm satisfied. Very good economy car.

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2017 Hyundai Accent Overview


The 2017 Hyundai Accent is a compact car that comes as a sedan or a hatchback. It competes with the Ford Fiesta, Toyota Yaris, and Honda Fit. The hatchback has two trim levels: the SE and Sport, while the sedan gains a new Value Edition trim level on top of the SE base trim.

In the looks department, the Accent continues another year unchanged. The front-end features a hexagonal, sculpted motif that frames the upper chrome grille and lower fascia. It also has aggressive headlights, a rear center high-mounted stop light, and 14-inch steel wheels. The Sport hatchback comes with projector headlights with LED signature lights, front fog lights, power/heated side mirrors with turn-signal indicators, and a rear spoiler. The Value Edition sedan comes with rear disc brakes and 16-inch alloy wheels.

Under the hood, the Accent has a smaller engine that matches its size, a 138-hp, 1.6-liter four-cylinder that is mated to a six-speed manual transmission or an available six-speed automatic. Fuel economy ratings are estimated at 27/37 mpg city/highway with the manual and 26/67 mpg with the automatic. The Accent also features an Active Eco mode which alters the engine/throttle response when activated via a button on the dashboard to help you drive more efficiently.

Inside, the Accent does a good job of maximizing the amount of usable space in the interior. Even though the Accent is priced and sized like subcompact with a small wheelbase and not much width, it has so much passenger volume that the EPA actually classifies it as a compact car. Hatchback models offer 21.2 cubic feet of cargo room behind the rear seats (more than a midsize sedan), with sedans offering 13.7 cubic feet. The Accent also offers a good amount of standard features considering its miniscule base price, with a 60/40-split folding rear seat, USB port, air conditioning, and power windows and locks coming on all models. Bluetooth connectivity, cruise control, and steering wheel mounted controls are optional.

The Accent earned a 4- out of 5-star overall crash test safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Standard safety features include six airbags, antilock brakes, and an electronic stability system.