Several years ago I swore that I would never own a Hyundai.
We are very pleased with our decision to purchase the accent.
At 10,000 miles so far, we've seen a low of 34mpg and a high of 43mpg, with 38-40mpg for our typically city driving.
It's not fast, but it's nearly hybrid like economy for tens of thousands less and much more fun to drive.
I'd have given perfect marks if it came with better tires and cruise control.
Direct Injection 1.6l engine, good low end torque and fuel economy.