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Old 9th January 2006, 10:21   #31
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I watched a podcast by CarTV on the new 3-door Accent. They say the car is developed to be tuner friendly. May be petrol heads with lesser bucks will be amused....
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Default 2006 Accent

You might have seen them but for those who havent this is the New Hyundai Accent 2006......















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Old 2nd February 2006, 21:49   #33
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Post The NEW Accent Website

The US website for the car...

http://www.hyundaiusa.com/vehicle/accent/accent.aspx


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Old 2nd February 2006, 21:54   #34
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Wow...the front looks like a cross between a baleno and corolla and the rear is kinda skoda'ish!!!...Not too impressive but the interiors look pretty decent...with that retro type speedo console...
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Wow...the front looks like a cross between a baleno and corolla and the rear is kinda skoda'ish!!!...Not too impressive but the interiors look pretty decent...with that retro type speedo console...
i agree the front looks like the baleno/ corrolla.

"balello" accent
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Don't much like the waistline moulding...way too high.

Hyundai's on to a winner with this one, look at how small the rear wheel looks, means that boot/rear interior space is humungous!!!
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IMHO Kia does a much better job of putting good-looking bodies on Hyundai's platforms....check out the new Kia Rio which looks much better than the new Accent:

http://a904.g.akamai.net/7/904/506/v...exfrdrvr34.jpg

http://www.autoweek.com/files/specia...o/images/4.jpg

One wishes Hyundai brings in Kia bodies with a badge change, but then it looks like Kia is setting up shop in India too:

http://sify.com/finance/fullstory.php?id=14133046
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Its also got heated front seats and a lesser price.

Now thats an even better deal than the outgoing hyundai.
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Plenty of them with disguised covers haunting the dhabs on the highway betwee kanchipuram and chennai
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Its certainly a new product but the personality and poise of the old accent is gone.

Its the same case as the OHC and the NHC.
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New Accent CRDi (uses same engine as in Indian Version 82bhp) tested by JC and look what he had to say..

http://driving.timesonline.co.uk/art...0373_3,00.html

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Vital statistics
Model Hyundai Accent 1.5 CRTD GSI 5dr
Engine type Three-cylinder, 1493cc turbo diesel
Power 81bhp @ 4000rpm
Torque 136 lb ft @ 2250rpm
Transmission Five-speed manual front-wheel drive
Tyres 185/60 HR14
Fuel 56.5mpg (combined)
CO2 145g/km
Acceleration 0-62mph: 14sec
Top speed 106mph
Price £9,395
Rating No stars
Verdict Rubbish
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New Accent CRDi (uses same engine as in Indian Version 82bhp) tested by JC and look what he had to say..

http://driving.timesonline.co.uk/art...0373_3,00.html
1. That review has been quoted a few hundred times.

2. It pertains to the older accent, (for what the report is worth) and these comments have been discussed in detail on other threads. See date of the review - its early 2005, before the new accent was announced.

3. Your link takes us to the summary on page 3 of the report. Check page 1 (I'm sure you have) and you can see that its the older accent, which is not the version you have doubtless seen in the pics here.

Your post is misleading, because we're talking about another model altogether.

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1. That review has been quoted a few hundred times.

2. It pertains to the older accent, (for what the report is worth) and these comments have been discussed in detail on other threads. See date of the review - its early 2005, before the new accent was announced.

3. Your link takes us to the summary on page 3 of the report. Check page 1 (I'm sure you have) and you can see that its the older accent, which is not the version you have doubtless seen in the pics here.

Your post is misleading, because we're talking about another model altogether.

And Steer, you've had to repeat this a few hundred times too !!!
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And Steer, you've had to repeat this a few hundred times too !!!
There are certain things I hate - yes, HATE - with missionary zeal.
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Wow...the front looks like a cross between a baleno and corolla and the rear is kinda skoda'ish!!!...Not too impressive but the interiors look pretty decent...with that retro type speedo console...

believe me that the interiors are not as good. Or wait till you see it yourself.

The new accent is a big flop if unless they play the price card and pit it against the Indigo.
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