Forayed into Indian market at the end of last year, now the Hyundai Accent 2017 (dubbed Hyundai Verna in India) has become one of the most favorite sedans in the country. The proof is that for less than one year, Hyundai India has accepted more than 20,000 bookings for the 2017 Accent.
The Hyundai Accent 2017 has become one of the most favorite sedans in India
At the moment, the Accent is pegged from INR 7,99,990 - 12,87,990 (P633,671 – P1,020,216). However, according to latest car news from the manufacturer, it is planning to raise the Hyundai Accent 2017 price due to the increase in customer demand.
The next-gen Hyundai Accent is completely new compared to the last version
The next-gen Accent is completely new compared to the previous Hyundai Accent version. Measuring 4,440 mm in length, 1,729 mm in width, 1,475 mm in height and a 2,600 mm wheelbase, the sedan is currently bigger and as a result, boosts a roomier luggage trunk of 387 liters.
The vehicle also comes with a plethora of upgrades
In addition, the vehicle also comes with a plethora of upgrades including projector headlights with LED daytime running lights, LED taillights, 16-inch diamond-cut alloys, 7-inch touchscreen, automatic climate control and other infotainment features. Safety qualities consist of airbags system, ISOFIX child seat mounts, ABS, rear camera along with reverse parking sensors.
Concerning powertrain, the Hyundai Accent 2017 packs either a 1.6L Gamma Dual VTVT petrol or a 1.6L U2 CRDi diesel engine. The engines come aired to a 6-speed automatic transmission and a 6-speed manual.
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The Hyundai Accent is the Korean marque's entry to the competitive subcompact sedan category. It is available in six variants and the Hyundai Accent 2023 Philippines price that ranges from Php 790,000 to Php 1,038,000. Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) offers this model with two engine options consisting of gasoline and diesel mills. Lower-end variants use a 1.4-liter Kappa MPI Dual CVVT gasoline engine that makes 99 hp and 132 Nm of torque, while higher-end variants are equipped with a 1.6-liter CRDi turbodiesel engine that delivers 126 hp and 260 Nm of torque. As for the transmission, the engines can be connected to either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
Moving to the dimensions, the Accent spans 4,440 mm in length, 1,729 mm in width, and 1,460 mm in height, with a wheelbase rated at 2,600 mm. In the Philippines, this Korean sedan is competing against the likes of the Toyota Vios, Honda City, and Nissan Almera.