It’s exciting news indeed for the Hyundai lovers that Hyundai Accent 2019 has officially been launched in the Philippines. After long time being jealous with Western markets, Filipinos are enthusiastic to have chances in experiencing the new pickup firstly among ASEAN regions.
Philippine officially welcomes 2019 Hyundai Accent (Image source: topgear.com.ph)
It is seen from the picture that the PH 2019 Accent apparently resembles the one introduced in Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show last month. Specifically, it adjusts new styling as smaller variant of its brother “the Elantra” with narrower headlamps and taillamps as well as 10-mm reduced clearance ground, adding an updated Y-shaped grill.
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2019 Accent looks like smaller version of the Elantra
Looking from the sides to the rears, the doors are highlighted with a noticeable line. In addition to the wraparound taillamps and the curved bumper, the rear also features a roofline onto the cargo.
Stepping inside the cabin, subtle changes are applied for the outgoing model. The Accent 2019 shares the same console center layout with the Elantra’s T-bar arrangement. 3.8-inch radio with USB plug is now set higher and so as to the air-conditioning systems. Next to the infotainment screen, the steering wheel is more thickly covered.
2019 Accent shares the same dashboard with the Elantra
The new Accent is introduced with two engine choices. The first popular 1.4-l diesel engine is reported to be applicable both automatically and manually, bringing the power 100 PS and 132 Nm peak of torque. Meanwhile, the other option is the 1.6-l CRDI that makes 128 hp and 260 Nm of torque.
Below list presents 6 alternative versions of Hyundai Accent 2019:
- Hyundai Accent 1.4 GL M/T (no airbag)
- Hyundai Accent 1.4 GL A/T (no airbag)
- Hyundai Accent 1.4 GL M/T (with airbag)
- Hyundai Accent 1.4 GL A/T (with airbag)
- Hyundai Accent 1.6 GL CRDI M/T
- Hyundai Accent 1.6 GL CRDI A/T
According to the latest car news, the price is estimated starting from P725,000 to P1,000,000 for different variants. Philkotse's Hyundai Philippines price list will catch up with the price right after it is officially announced.
It’s time to make a reservation and go on an adventure with Hyundai Accent 2019!
Know more about Hyundai Accent 2021
The Accent is one of South Korean automaker Hyundai’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.
Unlike its previous iterations, the current Accent is no longer assembled and sold in Hyundai’s home market of South Korea, having been replaced by the Venue crossover in 2019.