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Hyundai Accent Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 1.5 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 92 hp @ 5500 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 24/34 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No
 

Review of the 1999 Hyundai Accent

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Hyundais are more reliable than you think.

  • Cons

    Interior upholstery can be unattractive.

  • What's New for 1999

    The L model has power steering standard, the GS and GL models have standard alloy wheels and a couple of new paint options are available.…

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (18 total reviews)


Excellent first car

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Vehicle: 1999 Hyundai Accent L 2dr Hatchback

really reliably,economical and fun to drive car.it's been almost 14 years now and it's still handy and without any major problems




10th birthday and still going

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Vehicle: 1999 Hyundai Accent L 2dr Hatchback

I purchased this car in 2000 when it was one year old. I was looking for an economical, dependable car. This little gem has exceeded all of my expectations. I fit an unbelievable amount of stuff in the back....it is so much larger than it looks from the outside. My fuel bills are less than anyone that I know.....it drives great in snow....and the best part is that I have had to put so little $$$$ in this car!! At ten years old, it is still going strong. Best value I have ever had.




Hyundai accident, it runs...

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Vehicle: 1999 Hyundai Accent GS 2dr Hatchback

I purchased this car for my brother, all it had wrong with it when we bought it was an exhaust leak. He didn't fix it because he's a butthead. but, this would appear to be a hyundai thing - if you're buying this car, check to make sure youre exhaust manifold and pipe were replaced, they rot out from the front onward! also check to make sure your alternator was replaced, and for the love of god, change the transmission fluid. This car has run into a lot of manufacturer problems starting with the schematics from hyundai listing the wrong wire colors. The overdrive switch on the shifter console has wires inside of it that break over time with the shifter moving. Be careful if you buy this car!




Great first car!!

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Vehicle: 1999 Hyundai Accent L 2dr Hatchback

I bought a 2nd owner Accent with 54K on it. I needed to for college and moving around the city. I used to drive it for more than 20 miles a day for 7 months and never and I repeat never did it malfunction. About an year now and I did not have to visit the mechanic once, sparing the routing emission test. To my surprise, the engine cranked to a start after more than 45 days in the cold. The pickup is not great, nor does it have a power steering, but it is simply awesome for the price. Go get one in a decent condition, you will not regret it..




1999 hyundai accent

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Vehicle: 1999 Hyundai Accent GS 2dr Hatchback

Very good back and forth to work 120 miles per day.




99 accent

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Vehicle: 1999 Hyundai Accent L 2dr Hatchback

I bought the car with 10300 km's on it for $4400 in Canada. The hub caps rusted very easily and needed to be replaced almost right away. The car is small and comfy, but if you're a tall person I don't recommend this car.



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 24
  • cty
/
  • 34
  • highway
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Full 1999 Hyundai Accent Review

What's New for 1999

The L model has power steering standard, the GS and GL models have standard alloy wheels and a couple of new paint options are available. Hyundai's new industry-leading buyer assurance program is also worth taking note of.

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