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Old 2nd May 2005, 14:33   #31
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hyundai seems to have lost its sheen in the face of stiff competition from more fancied rivals.

their dealers are demoralised and product range is unexciting.. They need to pull their socks and deliver..
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GVS used to come in both 1.5 and 1.6 options. Not sure if it still does.

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I dont think the GVS has EVER come with a 1.6 engine. 1.6 was first available on the 'Tornado', then on the 'Viva' and is now standard on the GLS as well.
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I dont think the GVS has EVER come with a 1.6 engine. 1.6 was first available on the 'Tornado', then on the 'Viva' and is now standard on the GLS as well.
I stand corrected. Indeed, the GVS is in 1.5 spec only.

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hyundai seems to have lost its sheen in the face of stiff competition from more fancied rivals.

their dealers are demoralised and product range is unexciting.. They need to pull their socks and deliver..
If you check the sales figures of Accent for last many months(from ACI or any magazine), you can see thant they almomst consistantly maintain the number two spot after Indigo.
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I agree with you Jesal. I suppose you meant GTX and not GTA..lol.

Infact when launched in 1999, the Hyundai Accent came in three trims only: GLE 1, GLE 2 and GLS.

GVS used to come in both 1.5 and 1.6 options. Not sure if it still does.

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yea man sorry about that been playing too much ps2 lately. u get the point. and yes gvs came in 1.5 spec only with girly tyre size 155. so glad i went for a gls then
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Hey Revv,
o - 100 of Acccent 1.6 is:-
ACI- 12.54
OD - 13.17
And yeah the GLX never came in 1.6

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fellas,

1) accent looks dated in comparision to the competition here. that kills off half of its sales. and i seriously dont know how they want to grab the market with the horrendous looking new accent

2) in terms of performance the competition has the measure of it as well. the engines are just so lethargic.

3) I think till the time they get the new accent here....just sell the base version with the 1.6 litre petrol and the other versions with the great CRDI engine. the CRDI gives better FE and power and pick up than the petrol !

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Putting 1.3 in Accent is as good as putting 2 bulls in front and driving !
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I think the better strategy for Hyundai will be to reduce the price of CRDi engine and bring it to Sub 6 lakh category. Then it will sell like hot cakes beating Indigo and Ford Ikons out of shape..
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if the 1.3 is launched it has the indigo and esteem and the ikon in its competetion
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saw the pictures of new accent in ACI,i think the new car looks stunning and is bigger,but the mechanicals are almost the same,they need to plonk in some new petrol engines.
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even the existing 1.5 and 1.6 engines are so unexciting guess what a boring car will 1.3 engine make.
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even the existing 1.5 and 1.6 engines are so unexciting guess what a boring car will 1.3 engine make.
the getz feels slow being lighter then Accent wonder what a 1.3 Accent will be.
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the getz feels slow being lighter then Accent wonder what a 1.3 Accent will be.
Umm... Montoya, i guess you jumped the gun again.

Hyundai Accent = 1023 kgs (1.5), 1038 kgs (1.6).
Hyundai Getz = 1095 kgs.

Source:Overdrive

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Umm... Montoya, i guess you jumped the gun again.

Hyundai Accent = 1023 kgs (1.5), 1038 kgs (1.6).
Hyundai Getz = 1095 kgs.

Source:Overdrive

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Oops i was not aware of that.. anyways Revv i still feel the car will be sluggish since the 1.6 just feels only adequate.. rest i love the car leaving the engine apart
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