Hyundai Accent 2018 debuts with a mature new look

Updated Jun 01, 2021 | Same topic: Latest Consumer Reports

Hopefully the all-new Hyundai Accent 2018 will soon be upon us in the Philippines.

While it’s been around for a few years now, we haven’t seen any minor tweak for the PH-spec Hyundai Accent. The Korean carmaker gave the Hyundai Accent 2014 just a slight upgrade, compared with its predecessor - the Hyundai Accent 2013 for sale, and just stopped updating the model. In the meantime, many updates have been made to its direct rivals such as the Honda City, Mazda 2, and Toyota Vios.

Hyundai Accent 2018 First Look - 2017 Toronto Auto Show

But even so, the Hyundai’s hot sedan is still capable as one of our best buddies for trotting around the metro. Aside from spacious interior for hauling cargo and accommodating occupants, the Accent hatch offers the truly traffic-friendly engine. And while the interior materials are minimal, there’s still enough inside to keep passengers comfortable and entertained for their daily journey.

According to latest car news, earlier this year, the all-new Hyundai Accent 2018 made its global debut at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto. The city car’s new design promises to take the Korean carmaker’s small compact cars a tick upscale.

The more sculpted exterior look is a mix of the Accent’s sleeker and new “cascading” grille design that completely doesn’t ape any of its predecessors. The nice cabin comes courtesy of:

  • Soft-touch materials
  • A neat leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • A 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • A new TFT-LCD instrument panel
  • Intuitive physical controls
  • A familiar Hyundai dash
Honda Accent 2018 World Premiere | Live at CIAS2017

There was no word yet on a Honda Accent 2018 hatchback variant or whether it will come hitched once again to the same engine and transmission.

With the hot Accent hatch will arrive across the US after its debut at the Orange Country International Auto Show, perhaps our Accent lovers will have to wait until a first-hand glimpse of the local spec Hyundai Accent. However, at some point, hopefully, sooner than later, Hyundai will bring the same Accent for the Philippines market and they will let their Filipino fans know as soon as they do.

>>> List of Hyundai Accent for sale in the Philippines

A red Hyundai Accent 2018 angular front view

All-new Hyundai Accent 2018 debuts with a mature new look 

Seriously, guys, we all love the Accent as it is cheap yet great and is blessed with the impressive warranty for which the Korean automaker has become famous. Philkotse will provide the newest updates when the Korean car brand announces the arrival of the Hyundai Accent 2018 in the Philippines. The latest updates on upcoming Hyundai cars can be found in our Complete guide to the Hyundai Philippines' local lineup.

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Hyundai Accent

<p>The Accent is one of South Korean automaker Hyundai&rsquo;s contenders in the Philippine subcompact sedan segment. Now on its fifth generation globally since 1994, the model has been marketed under different names in various markets. Since its initial release, the Accent has been offered in both sedan and hatchback configurations, with a choice of gasoline and diesel powertrains.</p> <p>Unlike its previous iterations, the current Accent is no longer assembled and sold in Hyundai&rsquo;s home market of South Korea, having been replaced by the Venue crossover in 2019. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p>

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