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KEY FEATURES
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Accent delivers Advanced Technology, Modern Design, Roominess and 37 MPG in three trim levels:

  • The affordable 4-door GLS
  • The versatile, well equipped 5-door GS
  • The sporty 5-door SE


Now in its second year of production, 2013MY Accent adds additional standard equipment and offers new comfort features to satisfy astute shoppers within the segment.



NEW FEATURES

  • The GLS M/T base model has been
        upgraded to include the 2012MY M/T
        Comfort Package:
       — Air Conditioning
       — AM/FM/SiriusXM Satellite Radio / CD /
           MP3 audio system with 6 speakers
       — iPod®/USB auxiliary input jacks
       — Power windows
       — Power heated bodycolor mirrors
       — Cloth door inserts
       — Bodycolor door handles
  • GLS also adds remote keyless entry with
        panic and sunglass holder
  • Heated mirrors are new for 2013MY, and are standard on all trims
  • Side mirrors with turn signal indicators are new for 2013MY, and have been added standard on
        the SE trim
  • Power tilt-and-slide sunroof is new for 2013MY, and is optional for the SE trim







    COMFORT & CONVENIENCE

    2013 Accent has a Modern, refined interior design plus many comfort and convenience features.

  • Accent has more storage capacity than its key competitors
        — Overhead sunglass storage
        — Front map pockets with bottle holders
        — Glove box with damper
        — Dual front cupholders
        — Sliding armrest storage console available
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback
  • 6-way adjustable driver seats
  • Air conditioning
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • Bluetooth hands-free phone system with voice recognition available
  • Power windows w/Driver's window auto down
  • Power door locks
  • Remote keyless entry with panic
  • Dual power heated bodycolor mirrors
  • Steering wheel audio controls and cruise control available
  • 172-Watt AM/FM/SiriusXM Satellite Radio/CD/MP3 audio system with 6 speakers, iPod®/USB/
        auxiliary input jacks
  • Side mirrors with turn signal indicators Standard on SE
  • Power tilt-and-slide sunroof available on SE

     
    4-Door GLS with Premium package and Gray interior


























                                                               5-Door SE with Black interior



    Accent is classified as a compact car by the U.S. government rather than a subcompact.



    Accent is a "class above" Ford Fiesta.

    Interior Volume
    (cu. ft.)
    2013
    Accent
    Sedan
    2012
    Fiesta
    Sedan
    2012
    Sonic
    Sedan
    2012
    Yaris
    Sedan
    2012
    Versa
    Sedan
    Passenger Vol. 89.7 85.1 90.4 87.1 94.3
    Cargo Vol. 13.7 12.8 14 12.9 13.8
    Total Vol. 103.4 97.9 104.4 100.0 108.1

    Accent 5-Door has Best-in-Class Cargo Volume.

    Interior
    Volume
    (cu. ft.)
    2013
    Accent
    5-Door
    2012
    Fiesta
    5-Door
    2012
    Mazda2
    5-Door
    2012
    Yaris
    3-Door
    2012 Yaris
    5-Door
    2012
    Fit
    5-Door
    2012
    Versa
    5-Door
    2012
    Sonic
    5-Door
    Passenger Vol. 90.1 85.1 87.1 84.6 84.6 90.8 94.7 90.6
    Cargo Vol. 21.2 15.4 13.3 9.3 9.3 20.6 17.8 19
    Total Vol. 111.3 100.5 100.4 93.9 93.9 111.4 112.5 109.6




    POWERTRAIN TECHNOLOGY

    2013 Accent fuel economy of 37 MPG hwy is an 18% improvement over its M/T predecessor's 34 MPG hwy. Accent features a 1.6L Gamma GDI engine that is more powerful and 40 lbs lighter than the outgoing Alpha 1.6L.


    • DOHC 16 valve
    • Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
        — First subcompact car to use Gasoline
            Direct Injection (GDI)
        — Improved fuel efficiency by 18
            percent for M/T and 11 percent for A/T over its
            predecessor
        — More fuel efficient than Honda Fit and Toyota Yaris
    • Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT)
      — Dual control is implemented to use a wider
          operation range of CVVT to improve torque
          with better optimized valve operation points
    • Aluminum Block and Head - it's predecessor
       had a cast iron block
    • Unsurpassed 138 horsepower @ 6300 rpm
    • 123 lb.-ft. torque @ 4850 rpm
    • Unsurpassed fuel economy of 28 mpg city/37 mpg hwy
    • Timing chain (Bush roller type)
    • High pressure fuel system
      (High pressure pump, GDI injector)
    • GDI Piston & Piston ring
    • Dual CVVT
    • Variable Intake System (VIS)
    • Standard Active ECO system


















    2013 Accent Transmissions



    • 6-speed manual transmission (M6CF1)

      — Standard on GLS
      — Triple cone synchronizer for 1st, 2nd gear
      — Increased contact area for improved shifting











    • 6-speed automatic transmission (A6GF1)
      — Available on all trims
      — Overdrive lock-up torque converter for higher fuel
          economy at freeway speeds
      — Gated design
      — Light weight to improve fuel efficiency





    ADVANCED SAFETY TECHNOLOGY

    2013 Accent delivers an exceptional level of standard safety features in the compact car segment.


    Abundant standard safety features:
     • Six airbags: Front, front side-impact, and
        side air curtain airbags

     • Seatbelt pretensioners

     • Active front head restraints

     • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)



    New Vehicle Stability Management (VSM):    Integrates control ofsystems including ESC
       and Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) to
       provide optimal stability


    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) w/Traction
       Control System (TCS)
        — NHTSA studies show passenger cars
           equipped with ESC experience 35% fewer
           single vehicle crashes and 30% fewer single
           vehicle fatalities
        — Reduces unintended understeer (plowing)
        — Reduces unintended oversteer (fishtailing)
        — TCS reduces wheel spin under acceleration

    • Anti-lock Braking System helps maintain
        vehicle steering control
        — while braking under slippery road conditions
            (e.g., ice, snow, rain)
        — during emergency braking situations under
            any road conditions.

    • Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
        — Balances braking forces at each wheel when the car is dynamically loaded
        — 4-sensor, 4-channel system

    • Brake Assist
        — Assists driver to provide maximum ABS-level braking force when an emergency stop is
            detected
        — Effectively reduces emergency stopping distance

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    Product Overview


    Best-in-Class Standard Fuel Efficiency and Unsurpassed Horsepower
    •  Eco-efficient 1.6L GDI Dual-CVVT 4-cylinder engine with 6-speed M/T or A/T
    •  37 MPG Highway for all models
    •  More fuel efficient than Toyota Yaris and Honda Fit
    •  138 horsepower, 25% improvement over predecessor

    Expressive, distinctive, upscale design (exterior/interior)
    •  Fluidic sculpture exterior design theme

    Exceptional Roominess
    •  More total interior room than Civic at 103.4 (Sedan)
    •  Accent 4-door is a "class-above" than Fiesta
    •  Best-in-class front and rear shoulder room
    •  Accent 5-Door has best-in-class cargo volume

    Exceptional Level of Standard Safety Features
    •  Six standard airbags
    •  Standard Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), ESC, TCS, ABS with Brake Assist, and EBD
    •  Standard active front head restraints


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