2001 September: The Accent Sprint trim brings alloy wheels, rear spoiler, and CD-player - at no extra charge. The Lifestyle variant brings air-conditioning and CD-player - at no charge.
The Accent is priced from au14,990.
Hyuandai has released a "body kit"
for the Hyundai Accent -
bumper bibs, skirts, hatch-back spoiler.
The kit costs approximately au1795 painted and fitted from
So if you want to drive a budget car with pretensions to look like something much hotter, here 'tis.
"Skirts for 5-door and 4-door Accents
will be available soon."
2000 June (au): The Hyundai Excel small car was replaced by the Hyundai Accent. In the "first full month's sales (2480) in June, [it raced] past Toyota Camry four and six combined and Mitsubishi Magna as well as all other small cars to claim outright third top selling car status." It has a 1.5 litre twin-cam engine, and comes with a 5-year/ 130,000km warranty.
There are 3-door and 5-door hatchback, and 4-door sedan versions of the car, and GL (base) and GLS levels of trim and equipment.
A driver's airbag and front seat-belt pretensioners
with load limiters are standard;
a passenger airbag is an option.
The Accent sells from au14,990 drive-away for the 3-door manual. The 4 and 5-door GL manual models cost 16,990 and 17,990 respectively. The Accent GS gets "alloy wheels, body kit, CD, electric locks and mirrors" for 17,590. The Accent GLS costs 18,990 for electric locks & mirrors, and standard air-conditioning which adds 1000 to the other models. Automatic transmission adds 1863 to the above prices. ( 7/2000).
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