2018 Accent

2018 Accent

Accent is all-new for 2018

For 2018, Accent delivers sophisticated sedan styling, performance and improved dynamics, improved audio, multimedia and telematics, premium comfort and convenience, and exceptional levels of safety features.

Highlights for MY2018

Sophisticated Sedan Styling

  • Hyundai’s new cascading grille, expressive and upscale design
  • Contemporary and intuitive interior design
  • Premium exterior features including projector headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights, power sunroof, 17-inch alloy wheels, LED taillights and fog lights (Limited)

Performance and Improved Dynamics

  • Eco-efficient 1.6-liter GDI 4-cylinder engine with Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT) with 130 horsepower and 119 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 6-speed manual transmission (SE)
  • 6-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC® (SEL, Limited; available SE)
  • Improved noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) control and ride quality
  • 54 percent advanced high-strength steel with 323 ft. of structural adhesives

Improved Audio, Multimedia and Telematics

  • 5-inch color touchscreen with rearview camera (SE)
  • 7-inch Display Audio system with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ (SEL, Limited)
  • Blue Link® Connected Services for 3 years with standard complimentary services including Remote Start (Limited)

Premium Comfort and Convenience

  • Segment-first Hands-Free Smart Trunk with auto-open (Limited)
  • Dual USB charging (1 for data, 2 for power) (SEL, Limited)
  • Heated front seats, proximity key with push-button start and Dual Automatic Temperature Control (Limited)

Exceptional Levels of Safety Features

  • Rearview camera with dynamic guidelines
  • Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) (radar-only type) (Limited)
  • Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) with Traction Control System (TCS)

Model Lineup

  • SE: Affordable core model
  • SEL: Value-focused model with additional equipment
  • Limited: Highest trim level includes upscale features

Exterior Highlights

  • Design projects confidence and sophistication with sculpted body forms and smoothly contoured lines
  • Functional styling achieves balance between design and engineering with excellent aerodynamics
  • Overall width and length is increased while height is unchanged
  • Longer wheelbase contributes to improved interior roominess
  • Hyundai’s cascading grille is a visual design signature
  • Wrap-around headlights
  • Projector headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights (Limited)
  • Automatic headlight control (SEL, Limited)
  • Fog lights (Limited)
  • Sweeping roof profile, sharp character line running the length of the car
  • Power sunroof (Limited)
  • Chrome beltline molding and door handles (Limited)
  • Heated side mirrors (SEL, Limited)
  • Side mirror turn-signal indicators (Limited)
  • Aerodynamic rear decklid
  • Slim and sporty wrap-around taillights
  • LED taillights (Limited)
  • 15-inch steel wheels with covers (SE)
  • 15-inch alloy wheels (SEL)
  • 17-inch alloy wheels (Limited)
  • Available exterior colors: Absolute Black Pearl, Frost White Pearl, Olympus Silver Metallic, Admiral Blue Pearl, Urban Gray Metallic, Pomegranate Red Metallic, Linen Beige Metallic

Powertrain Highlights

  • 1.6L 4-cylinder engine with 130 horsepower and 119 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
  • 16 valves with Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT)
  • 6-speed manual transmission (SE only)
  • 6-speed automatic transmissions with SHIFTRONIC® (SEL, Limited; available SE)
  • Drive Mode Select (with A/T)
  • Hillstart Assist Control (with A/T)
  • EPA fuel economy estimates of TBD mpg city / TBD highway / TBD combined (M/T)
  • EPA fuel economy estimates of TBD mpg city / TBD highway / TBD combined (A/T)

SEL and Limited

  • Four-wheel disc brakes

Interior Highlights

  • Class-above total interior volume
  • Modern, sophisticated interior with improved roominess creates comfortable environment for driver and passengers
  • Driver-oriented layout with premium technology features
  • High-quality, soft-touch materials in key points
  • Wide instrument panel with controls positioned for ease of use
  • Three-spoke steering wheel with audio and cruise controls
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob (Limited)
  • Proximity key entry with push-button start and Hands-Free Smart Trunk release (Limited)
  • Automatic headlight control (SEL, Limited)
  • Automatic Temperature Control with auto defogging (Limited)
  • 3.5-inch mono TFT cluster display (Limited)
  • Cloth seating surfaces
  • Heated front seats (Limited)
  • Driver’s sliding armrest storage box (SEL, Limited)
  • 60/40-split folding rear seat

Comprehensive Safety Features

  • Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) with Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Rearview camera with dynamic guidelines
  • Driver’s blind spot mirror (SEL, Limited)
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW) (radar-only type (Limited)
  • Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) (radar-only type) (Limited)

Multimedia Features

  • 5-inch color touchscreen AM/FM/CD/MP3 with 4 speakers and rearview camera with dynamic guidelines (SE)
  • 7-inch color touchscreen AM/FM Display Audio system with 6 speakers, rearview camera with dynamic guidelines and optional SiriusXM® satellite radio (SEL, Limited)
  • Apple Siri “Eyes-free” interface
  • Smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto™ capability (SEL, Limited)
  • Blue Link® Connected Services for 3 years with standard complimentary services including Remote Start (Limited)
  • Dual USB charging (1 for data, 2 for power) (SEL, Limited)

SE / SEL / Limited 

Trim Level

SE

Model Codes

  • ULEV – 6-speed M/T – J0S4D2A17
  • ULEV – 6-speed A/T – J0S42DA1F

Mechanical Features

  • 1.6L 4-cylinder engine with 130 horsepower and 119 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
  • 16 valves with Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT)
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • 6-speed automatic transmissions with SHIFTRONIC® (available)
  • Drive Mode Select with Normal and Sport modes (with A/T)
  • Hillstart Assist Control (with A/T)
  • Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS)

Safety Features

  • Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) with Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Rearview camera with dynamic guidelines
  • Front, front seat side, and curtain airbags
  • Rearview camera with dynamic guidelines
  • Temporary spare tire

Exterior Features

  • 15-inch steel wheels with wheel covers
  • Hood insulator
  • Chrome grille with black slats
  • One-touch triple turn signal
  • Power bodycolor side mirrors
  • Bodycolor door handles
  • Tinted glass with windshield shade band
  • Front 2-speed intermittent wipers
  • Rear defroster with timer
  • Remote keyless entry with alarm
  • Roof-mounted micro antenna

Interior Features

  • Cloth seating surfaces and door inserts
  • 6-way manual passenger seat (height-adjustable)
  • Trip computer with ambient temperature
  • Tilt steering wheel with cruise and audio controls
  • Air conditioning with cabin air filter
  • Power windows and door locks
  • Front and rear door map pockets
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seat
  • Sliding sunvisors with dual vanity mirrors
  • Sunglass holder
  • Map, dome and cargo lights
  • Auto up/down driver’s window
  • Sunvisor extension

Multimedia Features

  • 5-inch color touchscreen AM/FM/CD/MP3 with 4 speakers and rearview camera with dynamic guidelines
  • Apple Siri “Eyes-free” interface
  • Smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto™ capability (SEL, Limited)
  • Bluetooth® hands-free phone system
  • Smartphone/USB and MP3 auxiliary input jacks

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SEL

Model Codes

  • ULEV – 6-speed A/T – J0S4D2A1F

Standard Equipment

Includes in addition to or in place of SE equipment:

  • Automatic headlight control
  • Heated side mirrors
  • Driver’s blind spot mirror
  • Rear disc brakes
  • 15-inch alloy wheels
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Front passenger seatback pocket
  • Dual USB charging (1 for data, 2 for power)
  • Center console with storage box and sliding armrest
  • Driver side auto-up window
  • 7-inch color touchscreen AM/FM Display Audio system with 6 speakers, rearview camera with dynamic guidelines and optional SiriusXM® satellite radio
  • Smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto™ capability

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Limited

Model Codes

  • ULEV – 6-speed A/T – J0S4D2A1F

Standard Equipment

Includes in addition to or in place of SEL equipment:

  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW) (radar-only type)
  • Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) (radar-only type)
  • Projector headlights with LED daytime running lights
  • Chrome grille with chrome highlighted slats
  • Fog lights
  • Power sunroof
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Chrome beltline molding and door handles
  • Side mirror turn-signal indicators
  • LED taillights
  • Heated front seats
  • Proximity key entry with push-button start
  • Hands-Free Smart Trunk with auto-open
  • Automatic Temperature Control with auto defogging
  • 3.5-inch mono TFT cluster display
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • Blue Link® Connected Services for 3 years with standard complimentary services including Remote Start

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Mechanical

Engine

SE

SEL

Limited

Gamma 1.6L GDI inline
4-cylinder engine with aluminum block and head (1,591 cc)

S

S

S

Horsepower @ RPM

130 @ 6,300

 130 @ 6,300

130 @ 6,300

Torque (lb.-ft.) @ RPM

119 @ 4,850

119 @ 4,850

119 @ 4,850

 

Engine Features

SE

SEL

Limited

Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT)

S

S

S

Valves per cylinder

4

4

4

Compression ratio

11.0:1

11.0:1

11.0:1

Gasoline Direct Injection

S

S

S

Motor mounts

3

3

3

Recommended Fuel

Unleaded 

Unleaded

Unleaded

Emissions system: ULEV II

S

S

S

 

Electrical

SE

SEL

Limited

Ignition system type

Electronic / Distributorless

Starter rating

12V 0.9Kw

12V 0.9Kw

12V 0.9 Kw

Alternator rating

13.5V

130A

13.5V
130A

13.5V
130A

 

Transmission and Drive System

SE

SEL

Limited

Drive configuration

FWD

FWD

FWD

Transmission Type

6-speed manual,
dry single plate with
diaphragm spring type

S

6-speed electronic automatic with SHIFTRONIC® manual shift mode and overdrive lock-up torque converter

O

S

S

Drive Mode Select (A/T only)

O

S

S

Gear ratios (:1)

MT / AT

AT

AT

1st

3.615 / 4.400

4.400

4.400

2nd

1.955 / 2.726

2.726

2.726

3rd

1.286 / 1.834

1.834

1.834

4th

1.036 / 1.392

1.392

1.392

5th

0.839 / 1.000

1.000

1.000

6th

0.703 / 0.774

0.774

0.774

Reverse

3.700 / 3.440

3.440

3.440

Final gear ratio

4.059 / 3.065

3.065

3.065

 

Brakes

SE

SEL

Limited

Dual-diagonal, split-circuit, power assisted with pressure proportioning valves

S

Front ventilated disc (diameter)

TBD

Rear solid disc (diameter)

TBD

Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Traction Control System (TCS)

S

Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)

S

Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Brake Assist

S

Parking brake type
(drum-in-hat)

Mechanical

 

 

Steering

SE

SEL

Limited

Motor-Driven Power Steering (MDPS)

S

Type

Rack-and-pinion

Power assisted, engine-RPM-sensing

S

Overall ratio (:1)

14.9

Turning diameter (feet)

33.4

Turns (lock-to-lock)

2.8

 

 

Suspension

SE

SEL

Limited

Front type

MacPherson strut

Front stabilizer bar

22mm

Shock absorbers, gas type, twin-tube

S

Rear type

Coupled torsion beam axle

Shock absorbers, twin-tube

S

 

 

Body/Chassis

SE

SEL

Limited

Type

Unibody

Materials – Primary

High tensile steel

 

Exterior

Wheels & Tires

SE

SEL

Limited

5.5J x 15 steel wheels

S

5.5J x 15 alloy wheels

S

6.5J x 17 alloy wheels

S

185/65R15 (Continental) tires

S

S

205/45R17 (Continental) tires

S

Compact temporary use spare tire T125/80D15

S

S

S

 

Exterior Lighting

SE

SEL

Limited

License plate light

S

S

S

Fog lights

S

Projector headlight with LED daytime running lights

S

Automatic headlight control

S

S

One-touch triple turn signal

S

S

S

LED taillights

S

 

Outside Mirrors

SE

SEL

Limited

Heated outside mirrors

S

S

Dual power, bodycolor

S

S

S

Side mirrors with integrated turn signals

S

 

Moldings & Trim

SE

SEL

Limited

Bumpers (bodycolor)

S

S

S

Grille (chrome surround with black slats)

S

S

Grille (chrome surround with chrome highlighted slats)

S

Rear garnish (bodycolor)

S

S

S

Window belt moldings

Black

Black

Chrome

Door handles

Bodycolor

Bodycolor

Chrome

Door frames, around window (black-out taped)

S

S

S

Mudguards, front/rear (accessory)

O

O

O

 

Other

SE

SEL

Limited

Power glass sunroof, tilt and slide, safety one-touch

S

Accent badge

S

S

S

 

Glass

SE

SEL

Limited

Tinted glass with windshield shade band

S

S

S

 

Wipers

SE

SEL

Limited

Front 2-speed
intermittent wiper

S

S

S

 

Interior

Seating

SE

SEL

Limited

Capacity

5

Cloth seating surfaces

S

S

S

 

Front Seats

SE

SEL

Limited

6-way adjustable driver’s seat

S

S

S

Driver’s sliding armrest storage box

S

S

Driver’s seat height adjustment (2)

S

S

S

Sliding (2) and reclining (2) adjustments

S

S

S

Seatback pocket
(passenger side)

S

S

S

Heated front seats

S

 

Rear Seats

SE

SEL

Limited

60/40 split fold-down
rear seatback

S

S

S

 

Audio

SE

SEL

Limited

AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio system with 5-inch color touchscreen and 4 speakers

S

7-inch touchscreen display audio system, AM/FM/SiriusXM® with Android Auto™ & Apple CarPlay™ and 6 speakers

S

S

Apple Siri “Eyes-free” interface

S

S

S

Digital clock

S

S

S

Smartphone/USB and MP3 auxiliary input jacks

S

S

S

Dual USB Charging

S

S

Steering-wheel-mounted audio controls

S

S

S

Bluetooth® hands-free
phone system

S

Bluetooth® hands-free
phone system with
Voice Recognition

S

S

4 speakers (2 front-door-mounted speakers, 2 rear speakers in lower panel)

S

S

S

2 tweeters

S

S

AM/FM micro antenna
(roof mounted)

S

Integrated AM/FM/SiriusXM® micro antenna (roof mounted)

S

S

Blue Link® Connected Services for 3 years with standard complimentary services including
Remote Start

S

 

Trim

SE

SEL

Limited

Roof trim, fabric

S

S

S

Door insert trim, cloth

S

S

S

Door armrest, integrated

S

S

S

Door pocket storage compartments, front

S

S

S

Driver’s sunvisor with vanity mirror, ticket holder and cover

S

S

S

Passenger’s sunvisor with vanity mirror, ticket holder
and cover

S

S

S

Shift knob, urethane

S

S

Shift knob, leather

S

Parking brake handle,
color-keyed

S

S

S

Floor carpeting, high velour, needle punch

S

S

S

Floor mats, carpeted

PIO

PIO

PIO

 

Heating, Ventilation and
Air Conditioning

SE

SEL

Limited

Air conditioning

S

S

S

Heater

S

S

S

Rear window defroster
with timer

S

S

S

Cabin air filter

S

S

S

Exterior temperature display (part of trip computer function)

S

S

S

Automatic Temperature Control with auto defogger

S

 

Steering Wheel

SE

SEL

Limited

Polyurethane

S

S

Leather-wrapped

S

Tilt

S

S

S

Telescopic

S

S

Cruise control

S

S

S

Steering wheel audio controls

S

S

S

Bluetooth® hands-free
phone system

S

Bluetooth® hands-free
phone system with
Voice Recognition

S

S

 

Instrumentation

SE

SEL

Limited

Speedometer, analog

S

S

S

Tachometer, analog

S

S

S

Odometer, digital

S

S

S

Trip odometer: digital

S

S

S

Instrument panel gauge face color, black

S

S

S

Drive Mode Select

S

S

S

 

Comfort and Convenience

SE

SEL

Limited

Power windows
(front and rear)

S

S

S

Driver side auto-up window

S

S

Cruise control

S

S

S

Power door locks

S

S

S

Remote keyless entry system with alarm

S

S

Proximity key with push-button start

S

Hands-free Smart Trunk release

S

Trip computer

TBD

TBD

S

Interior remote releases for hood, fuel door and trunk

S

S

S

Dual cupholders, front floor center console

S

S

S

12-volt outlet

S

S

S

Assist grips, 1 front, 2 rear

S

S

S

Bottle holders, front

S

S

S

Glove compartment,
non-locking

S

S

S

Inside rearview mirror, manual day/night

S

S

S

 

Lights

SE

SEL

Limited

Delay-out interior light

S

S

S

Map light

S

S

S

Cargo area light

S

S

S

 

Safety and Security

Passenger Restraint System

All Models

Driver and front passenger frontal airbags (2)

S

Driver and front passenger side-impact airbags (2)

S

Front and rear passenger side air curtain airbags (2)

S

Occupant Classification System (OCS)

S

Front seat belts with pre-tensioners and force limiters (ALR/ELR) with height adjustable shoulder belt anchors

S

Outboard 3-point seat belts ALR/ELR System

S

Inboard (rear) 3-point seat belts ALR/ELR System

S

Child safety locks (rear door-mounted)

S

Child-seat upper tether anchors (2)

S

Rear seat LATCH lower anchors (2)

S

 

Passive Safety

All Models

Energy-absorbing steering column

S

Front and rear crumple zones

S

5-mph bumpers

S

Bodyside and door reinforcements (impact protection)

S

Shift interlock system

S

Driver’s blind spot mirror

SEL & Limited

 

Active Safety

SE

SEL

Limited

Anti-lock braking system (ABS)

S

S

S

Electronic Brake-force Distribution

S

S

S

Electronic Stability Control System (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS)

S

S

S

Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)

S

S

S

Brake Assist

S

S

S

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

S

S

S

Forward Collision Warning (FCW) (radar-only type)

S

Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
(radar-only type)

S

 

Security

SE

SEL

Limited

Tamper-proof door lock key cylinder

S

S

S

Steering wheel locks when key is removed

S

S

S

Power window and door
lock-out button

S

S

S

Emergency internal trunk release (located inside trunk, bright yellow)

S

S

S

Trunk lock remote

S

S

S

Anti-theft system integrated with keyless entry remote with alarm and panic alert

S

S

S

Proximity key with proximity sensors and push-button start

S

Engine immobilizer

S

 

Dimensions, Weights and Capacities

Exterior (inches)

All Models

Wheelbase

101.6

Overall length

172.6

Overall width
(excludes mirrors)

68.1

Overall height

57.1

Wheel tread, front/rear:
15-inch wheels

59.3 / 59.5

Wheel tread, front/rear:
17-inch wheels

59.3 / 59.5

Coefficient of drag (Cd)

0.28

Minimum ground clearance

5.5

 

Interior (inches)

All Models

Front seat: Head room

38.9

Leg room

42.1

Shoulder room

54.2

Hip room

51.7

Rear seat: Head room

37.3

Leg room

33.5

Shoulder room

53.7

Hip room

50.8

 

Weight (pounds)

SE

SEL

Limited

Curb weight (M/T)

2,502

Curb weight (A/T)

2,679

2,679

2,679

Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) (M/T)

3,439

Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) (A/T)

3,638

3,638

3,638

 

 

Capacities

SE

SEL

Limited

Fuel tank (gallons): use 87 octane unleaded regular fuel

11.9

11.9

11.9


 

Volume (cubic feet)

SE

SEL

Limited

Passenger compartment

90.2

Cargo: trunk volume

13.7

Total

103.9

 

Fuel Economy / EPA / Performance

SE

SEL

Limited

Smog Score
Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle (ULEV-II)


TBD


TBD


TBD

Global Warming Score

TBD

TBD

TBD

City / Highway / Combined (M/T)

28/37/31

28/37/31

28/37/31

City / Highway / Combined (A/T)

28/38/32

28/38/32

28/38/32

EPA classification

3

TBD

Compact

 

Color

Exterior

Interior

 

Cloth

Name (Code)

Beige

(XUG)

Black

(TRY)

Absolute Black Pearl (ABP)

Frost White Pearl (SWP)

Olympus Silver Metallic (4SS)

 

Admiral Blue Pearl (B2R)

 

Urban Gray Metallic (U4G)

 

Pomegranate Red Metallic (R4R)

Linen Beige Metallic (W4Y)

 

Model Codes

Model

Equip.

Model Code

Opt. Group

Note

Accent SE

M/T

J0S4D2A17

01

Accent SE

A/T

J0S4D2A1F

01

Accent SEL

A/T

J0S4D2A1F

01

Accent Limited

A/T

J0S4D2A1F

01

 

Dealer/Port Option

Port-Installed Options (PIO) and
Dealer-Installed Options (DIO)

Part Number

Comments

 

Exterior

Appliqué, rear bumper

J0F28AU600

 Protective film to shield the rear bumper

 

Interior

Carpeted floor mats

J0F14AC000

 

Cargo net

J0F17AU600

 

First aid kit

00083ADU00

 

 

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