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2005 Hyundai Accent

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Hyundai Accent Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 1.6 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 104 hp @ 5800 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 25/30 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 2005 Hyundai Accent

  • A decent buy for those determined to own a brand-new car with full-warranty coverage, though we'd encourage prospective owners to shop the used car market before closing the deal.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Excellent warranty, low price, nicely appointed interior, standard side airbags, solid build quality, smooth ride.

  • Cons

    Weak tires, low handling limits, buzzy engine.

  • What's New for 2005

    Trim levels are revised and ABS is finally available.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (7 total reviews)


3 yrs: zero repair --

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Vehicle: 2005 Hyundai Accent GT 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)

I commute 45 miles each way for work on country roads. This car has been comfortable and fun to drive for the first 3 years. Gets 40 mpg at ~50 mph ave speed w/o using air conditioning. 36 mpg highway w/o air; 34 mpg highway with air. Hauls canoe well. Plenty of power without heavy load: feels sluggish with 5 passengers and luggage. Also sluggish on big hills even with only 1 passenger. Like every Hyundai I've owned (3) very reliable and no repair costs.




Puddle jumper

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Vehicle: 2005 Hyundai Accent GT 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)

traded my explorer for it .wise trade has plenty of go with 5 speed, added mud guards and hood bra and window vents. will tint out hatchback this week




Accentgt!

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Vehicle: 2005 Hyundai Accent GT 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)

Fine little car. Came with the preferred power pkg with the power locks, windows, CD, fog lights a/c. Has 5 speed. Engine is smooth, fast within a narrow range of rpm, and gets good mileage (38 on the road, no AC, 70-80 MPH). I'm 6'2" and I have plenty of leg/head room. The GT comes with a sub-frame, stiffer struts, springs, stabilizer bars front and rear, and bigger tires, and handles really well. Remains flat and well-planted on the exit ramps and sweeps hitting the interstate. Stable and smooth at speed. Turns on a dime. Hatchback allows more storage than the trunk of my 92 Elantra (which had 250k on it). Reliable? Only have 2k miles on it, but it should be great with the 100k warranty



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Good car

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Vehicle: 2005 Hyundai Accent GT 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)

Seems to be a good little car. very good on the gas. runs well and can move when needed, with a manual transmission.




Great purchase

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Vehicle: 2005 Hyundai Accent GT 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)

this car was a great purchase for me...it's very reliable,fun to drive and can't beat the price. And for a few extra bucks...you get the 10yr/100k mile. I will have nothing to do with this car except drive it...and keep the oil changed.



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Accent gt

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Vehicle: 2005 Hyundai Accent GT 2dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)

I am thoroughly enjoying my Accent GT...fun to drive, peppy, good gas mileage. Down sides - small, stuffy interior, good for single younger people. Seats are a bit stiff. Definitely not a long distance drive car. Rear with spoiler sits very high and takes away from visibilty behind the car quite a bit.



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What's New for 2005

Trim levels are revised and ABS is finally available.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 25
  • cty
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  • 30
  • highway
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