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2015 Hyundai Accent is $100 More Expensive than the 2014 Model

Even if the first, second and third-gen Hyundai Accent were a bit... plasticky and not that exciting, the current fourth generation of the Korean subcompact is a far cry from its forerunners. Still, a four-year-old vehicle is due a mid-cycle refresh and this is where the 2015 update comes on the scene.
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First and foremost, you need to know that the 2014 to 2015 morph hiked the model’s starting price by a mere $100. Although it may now sport a $14,745 MSRP, the 2015 Accent GLS with the six-speed manual is benefiting from a few new bits and bobs.

Notice the newly-styled grille enhancing the Accent across all trims, as well as a new headlight design standard on every trim level from GLS to GS and the Sport Hatchback. New taillights are in as well.

Once you step inside you’ll find that the interior also received enhancements

A reversed LCD display that’s promising better readability, a new interior fabric pattern for the nameplate’s available interior colors (Beige, Gray and Black), and an exterior temperature display that was incorporated inside the instrument cluster. All of these features come as standard.

A stick shift may be the spirited driver’s weapon of choice, but the 137 hp and 123 lb-ft of the 1.6 four-pot engine make a much better team with the Shiftronic six-speed automatic to be honest. The Accent isn’t the type of car to be flicked around in the corners, so an auto is much better for city driving and those boring highway miles. Every trim with the automatic is $1,000 more expensive than manual models.

Already available for order at dealers nationwide, the 2015 Hyundai Accent adds a few packaging updates. This year sees the introduction of the Popular Equipment pack to the GLS which adds cruise control, buttons on the steering wheel, tilt/telescoping steering wheel and a sliding armrest storage box.

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