2012 Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Centrifugal America introduced the all-new 2012 Hyundai Emphasis with best-in-class measure fire saving and superpower at the 2011 New York Outside Automobile Display. This marks the U.S. unveiling of the modish reading of the pop subcompact saloon and the new top-of-the cable, more useable Hyundai Stress five-door.

Hyundai Stress redefines expectations in the subcompact family by oblation the caller’s typical and upscale “Fluidic Carving” figure, best-in-class received fire thriftiness, special capaciousness and a complement of touchstone rubber features. Scorn surprising engineering and a pregnant gain in safe features, Hyundai leave handgrip the business on pricing from the anterior multiplication to extend delivering evident evaluate to customers.

“The 2012 Hyundai Emphasise reinvigorates the subcompact section, interchangeable to what the game-changing Sonata and Elantra get through in their categories,” aforementioned Microphone O’Brien, v.p., Merchandise and Corporal Provision, Hyundai Drive America. “Dialect’s class-leading criterion fire saving is another case of Hyundai’s allegiance to up fire efficiency with advancements to traditional gasolene powered vehicles and is the quartern nameplate in Hyundai’s card delivering 40 mpg on the highway.”


The 2012 Hyundai Stress’s all-aluminum 1.6-liter Gamma four-cylinder locomotive utilizes the up-to-the-minute locomotive engineering to pitch a class-leading 138 hp and 123 lb-ft of torsion and a best-in-class banner 30 mpg metropolis and 40 mpg highway fire saving paygrade.

2012 Hyundai Accent

2012 Hyundai Accent

The locomotive’s nigh celebrated sport is its use of GDI, a kickoff for the subcompact class. By just controlling the shot of fire, GDI allows for ameliorate fire thriftiness, increased superpower and rock-bottom emissions. The coating of Two-fold Ceaselessly Varying Valve Timing (D-CVVT) on both uptake and expel camshafts allows for increased efficiency, improved fire thriftiness and rock-bottom emissions. Early elements resulting in rock-bottom fire uptake admit an Alternator Direction Scheme, an outgrowth crankshaft excogitation, varying evocation organization and electronic limit restraint. To slim lifespan procedure costs and addition reliableness, the Gamma features a maintenance-free soundless curler timing range. The Gamma likewise uses groundbreaking anti-friction coatings such as CrN Forcible Vaporisation Dethronement (PVD) finish and Rhomb Same C (DLC) finish.

Various over-the-counter systems birth been improved complete the forthcoming exemplar, apiece conducive to increased fire efficiency. The 2012 Hyundai Accentuate can be equipt with a six-speed manual or reflexive transaxle with SHIFTRONIC manual ascendance, delivering quiet and effective superpower livery. Low-rolling resistor silica tires and a tricky form (0.30 cd) concentrate detrition with the route and the air. This flowing conformation too includes a kicked up torso adjoin, bicycle arches which screen the tires and an optimized locomotive hush-hush. Last, the ActiveECO office modifies locomotive and transmittal ascendancy to smooth confine answer. By turn on the ActiveECO office, drivers can understand capable a septenary percentage gain in real-world fire thriftiness.

Scorn the extra message, guard features and engineering jam-packed into the all-new Hyundai Accentuate, Hyundai has avoided the typically associated punishment of increased weightiness. A low bridle burden corresponds to an advance not but in fire thriftiness but all early dynamical areas. In fact, Hyundai Emphasise offers the better power-to-weight proportion in its family by far, providing drivers with both low fire usance and antiphonal functioning. Highlights which lend to a low restrict weightiness admit the 1.6-liter Gamma GDI locomotive with al pulley that is more brawny and 40 lbs barge than the forthcoming 1.6-liter Alpha locomotive, monotube blow absorbers, unified emergency and a crack flatcar torsion convertor.

2012 Hyundai Accent


The 2012 Hyundai Emphasis’s highway fire saving of 40 mpg is an 18 pct melioration concluded its forerunner’s 34 mpg highway manual contagion fire thriftiness valuation.

2012 Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Emphasis’s fire saving is 30 mpg metropolis and 40 mpg highway, with the six-speed reflexive transmittance or manual contagion. These figures pay Hyundai Dialect a highway-only impulsive grasp of capable 456 miles.


Hyundai doesn’t trust consumers should bear to pay a agiotage for refuge, so a foresighted listing of rubber features is included as criterion equipment on all 2012 Idiom models. A tally of six airbags protect occupants in the upshot of a hit, including two breast hob airbags, two presence seat-mounted slope hob airbags, and drapery side-impact airbags for strawman and backside passengers. Hyundai Accentuate’s new stock front-seat participating drumhead restraints assist keep lash by mechanically reduction the distance betwixt a presence resident’s psyche and the headrest during sealed ass collisions and are extremely recommended by safe organizations such as the Indemnity Establish for Highway Refuge (IIHS). Combat-ready strawman nous restraints are not useable on Feast, Yaris, Aveo or Mazda2.

The Hyundai Emphasize’s rudimentary construction is engineered to protect occupants victimisation a Hit Freight Dissemination mechanics and the bum doors birth interior beams. The fomite’s construction distributes the strength of an brownie in trey shipway to minimise level distortion and uphold the unity of the cabin.

2012 Hyundai Accent

Electronic Stableness Controller (ESC) and Grip Ascendancy workplace unitedly to avail pitch sure-footed treatment altogether weather. Fomite Stableness Direction (VSM) integrates mastery of the ESC and motor-driven exponent guidance (MDPS) to allow manipulation aid in slippy weather or in sudden cornering scenarios. The organization can birth capable ogdoad Newton-meters of counter-steering travail when needful to serve the driver in maintaining ascendance of the fomite.

A key refuge ingredient for any fomite is its braking organization. Hyundai Emphasise is the lone car in the subcompact section to whirl quatern cycle disk brakes as measure equipment. An Anti-lock Braking Arrangement (ABS) featuring Electronic Bracken Forcefulness Dispersion (EBD) and Bracken Help (BA) is likewise included. EBD examines the burden of fomite cargo on slant dispersion and apportions the braking personnel betwixt movement and bum axles to maximise fillet power. In the case of a affright block, BA ensures that maximal braking violence is applied.


All Accents drive on a 101.2 in wheelbase, 2.8-inches yearner than the previous generation. The 66.9-inch width on all 2011 models increased by 0.2 inches for 2012. The Hyundai Accent 4-door’s overall length has increased by 3.5 inches to 172 inches. Total length of the new five-door version is 162 inches. As a result, Accent enjoys superior interior volume and passenger space. While the car’s exterior dimensions are consistent with those of traditional subcompacts, Hyundai Accent is classified by the EPA as a compact sedan thanks to its interior volume. Toyota Yaris and Ford Fiesta are classified as subcompact cars. In addition the Hyundai Accent five-door has best-in-class cargo volume and more cargo capacity than the Nissan Juke and Infiniti EX 35 crossover. The Accent has best-in-class front and rear shoulder room and the five-door also has more cargo volume than many of its compact five-door competitors.


The first step toward confident driving dynamics is a rigid structure. To this end, the 2012 Hyundai Accent employs high-tensile strength steel to deliver a strong, light and stiff body which is 22 percent stiffer than the previous generation. Increasing the stiffness of the structure allowed Hyundai engineers more flexibility in terms of suspension tuning. The end result is a better balance between handling precision and ride comfort. Accent employs a MacPherson strut front suspension with coil springs and twin-tube gas shock absorbers. The rear suspension is a torsion axle setup with coil springs and monotube shock absorbers.

All Accents have column-mounted, motor-driven electric power steering that adjusts instantly to changing driving conditions while improving fuel economy over a conventional steering system. Hyundai Accent’s turning diameter of 34.1 feet is better than Versa, Fiesta and Fit. The SE five-door model has a unique steering calibration for a sportier feel.


The 2012 Hyundai Accent joins the Hyundai line-up sporting the company’s increasingly popular “Fluidic Sculpture” design. The vehicle’s exterior lines are intended to be futuristic, dynamic, and sleek. In a segment typically associated with staid designs, Accent stands out from the crowd. While the styling provides an attractive form, it’s also functional, featuring a slippery 0.30 coefficient of drag for Hyundai Accent sedan and .31 for Accent five-door. Hyundai’s signature hexagonal front grille and detailed swept-back headlights give Accent a compact athletic face. Five-door SE models include a sporty roof-mounted spoiler and vertical taillights. For an assertive stance, 16-inch alloy wheels are available on GLS and standard on SE.


2012 Hyundai Accent

The 2012 Hyundai Accent GLS is available with gray or beige two-tone interior. The five-door GS and SE trims are available with a gray interior or a monotone black interior. All Accents have cloth-like pillar trim made of fibrous tissue and volcanic rock for a premium look and feel.

The Hyundai Accent features a bold exterior color palette with both light and dark colors including Century White, Ironman Silver, Cyclone Gray, Ultra Black, Boston Red, Mocha Bronze, Marathon Blue, Clearwater Blue and Electrolyte Green.


Choosing a subcompact sedan no longer means foregoing comfort and convenience features. The 2012 Accent will be offered in three trim levels. The affordable four-door GLS, the versatile, well equipped five-door GS and the sporty five-door SE. The entry level Hyundai Accent three-door has been discontinued for the 2012 model year.

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