2019 Hyundai Accent for Sale in Toronto
The 2019 Hyundai Accent is a car with an expressive design, a high-tech interior, an efficient powertrain, reduced cabin noise and remarkably improved driving dynamics. Hyundai also infused its latest subcompact car with the latest safety and convenience features. Check our overview of the 2019 Accent below:
Advanced High Strength Steel at the Core
The fifth-generation Accent was developed to be the segment benchmark for driving dynamics and safety while delivering outstanding fuel efficiency and maintaining Hyundai’s unbeatable value position. Key to achieving those goals was the car’s use of Advanced High Strength Steel. Accent is composed of 54.5 percent Advanced High Strength Steel—up 13 percent from the fourth generation—delivered from the company’s own Hyundai Steel plant.
This new, rigid chassis improves noise isolation and overall driving dynamics. The application of Advanced High Strength Steel also improves collision energy management without adding weight, helping to reduce fuel consumption and deliver better driving feel.
Improved ride comfort, handling and stability are achieved through key developments in the suspension. Accent’s steering feel has been refined with improvements to steering efficiency, while enhancements to handling and ride comfort have been made. The standard Motor-Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system instantly adjusts to changing driving conditions for greater precision and steering feel.
Greater Interior Space
Compared with the last generation, the 2019 Accent is larger and has more interior room. Accent is wider by 1.2 inches, and the overall length has increased by 0.6 inches, yet its height remains unchanged, giving the car a more grounded stance. The wheelbase has also increased by 0.4 inches, pushing the wheels farther to the corners and improving interior roominess.
Modern Interior Design
Accent’s interior continues the modern look of the exterior. A driver-oriented layout with intuitive controls combines with improved interior roominess, high-quality materials and premium technology features to raise the standard for subcompacts. Premium, soft-touch materials create an inviting and comfortable environment for the driver and passengers. A wide instrument panel prominently features a standard backup camera system with a 5-inch or optional 7-inch color TFT LCD display. Beneath the screen, the control panel is laid out in a horizontal design with buttons and controls logically grouped by function.
The new Accent receives an updated powertrain tuned for better fuel efficiency and drivability. The updated 1.6-liter Gamma four-cylinder Gasoline Direct Injected (GDI) engine produces 130 horsepower and 119 lb.-ft. of torque. Compared with the previous-generation Accent, the engine provides increased low-end torque to improve drivability. The 1.6-liter Gamma four-cylinder GDI engine is paired with either a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic transmission. In addition, Accent models with automatic transmissions include the company’s Drive Mode Select feature to adjust both powertrain performance and steering calibration, allowing the driver to customize the driving character by selecting two modes—Normal or Sport—by simply touching a button on the center console.
Comprehensive Safety and Convenience Features
The 2018 ACCENT features several improvements to the front side members and inner side sill for improved collision protection. The front crumple zones have been increased, front side airbags have been upgraded and reinforcements have been added to improve the car’s collision energy management performance, especially in small overlap crashes. A six-airbag system is standard, along with Electronic Stability Control, Vehicle Stability Management, Traction Control and ABS. In addition, Accent offers available Forward Collision-avoidance Assist that utilizes a front forward facing radar to detect a vehicle and warn the driver of a potential collision. If the driver does not react to avoid the impact, the system will apply emergency braking.
Advanced Connectivity and Multimedia Systems
Most 2019 Accent trims feature technologies ahead of the subcompact competition that enhance driver confidence and convenience. For example, Accent offers a proximity key with push button start, so drivers never need to pull out a key from their pocket or purse. Accent offers available dual USB charging and auxiliary input jacks and available SiriusXM satellite radio. Accent also has an available advanced infotainment system that includes a 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen system and rearview camera. The 7-inch display also has both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for operation of the most commonly used smartphone functions, including app-based navigation, streaming audio and voice- controlled search capabilities.
Warm Comfort on Cold Days
For those of us faced with driving through cold winters in Greater Toronto, the Accent is available with leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, heated front seats, and heated side mirrors, depending on model. In addition, your Accent can be remotely started using Hyundai Blue Link integrations for Amazon Alexa and Google Home. These integrations work by a customer simply asking an Alexa-enabled or Google Assistant–enabled device, like an Amazon Echo or Google Home, to start their car.
So, if you’re in the market for a safe, reliable, and comfortable subcompact, you owe it to yourself to stop by Rexdale Hyundai and check out our overview of the 2019 Accent.
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