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Hyundai Accent

RB Hyundai Accent

Hyundai logo1 Aug 2015

By ROBBIE WALLIS

Hyundai shook up the Accent light sedan and hatchback line-up to help cover for the demise of the Indian-built i20 in this market.

The company slipped its 1.4-litre Kappa engine into the Accent Active sedan and hatchback to create a new entry variant at the cheaper price point – cheaper even than the most affordable i20 that until then kicked off the range at $15,590.

A switch to the 74kW 1.4-litre engine meant Hyundai had been able to slash Accent Active prices by $2000, from $16,990 to $14,990, for the six-speed manual in both hatch and sedan guises.

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