Accent Is Solid but MPGs stink!
By steve30122 on
Vehicle2006 Hyundai Accent GLS 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 5M)
ReviewI bought my Accent after beginning to have trouble with my previous car, a VW Jetta Turbo. Notice my ratings above, they are completely honest. I have been very disappointed with the gas mileage for a car this size and with this little performance. My fuel economy averages in the mid-20s overall. I did exceed 30 mpg on a couple of long road trips, but only reached 33 mpg. Performance is pitiful if not down right dangerous. Its difficult to enter a crowded Intrste Hwy w/o getting pummeled. Now here's the good stuff. Haven't had a single hiccup with this car. The reliability has been perfect for 2 yrs/53K even in tough, city driving. The design and build have far exceeded my expectations.
Best FeaturesSmooth quiet ride (for a small, compact and cheap car) Descent trunk space for a sub-compact.
Worst FeaturesMORE HP!!! And MORE HP with improved gas mileage (see 2006 Honda Civic).
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