The five-passenger 2008 Hyundai Accent receives a revised instrument panel and new available features. The compact three-door hatchback and sedan are equipped with a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder with 110 hp. EPA-estimated 27/32 city/hwy mpg means more time driving and less filling up. Front, side and curtain airbags, tire pressure monitoring and air conditioning are standard features. A 10-year, 100,000 mile powertrain warranty and improved build quality make the Accent a compelling player in its segment.Read more Read less
Following a redesign in 2006 and the addition of a hatchback in 2007, the 2008 Hyundai Accent arrives with few changes. Among them is a revised instrument panel, as well as some new available features, including a new sport shift lever in manual-equipped SE cars.
No-nonsense, economical transportation; gas-sipping fuel economy; excellent pricing for first-time buyers; very good warranty.
The 2008 Hyundai Accent represents an excellent buy in the sub-compact segment. With a starting price of less than $11,000, the Accent gets first-time car buyers into a reliable car with decent options, standard head curtain air bags, an excellent 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty, and a fuel efficient demeanor.