Hyundai Accent 2018 price from 425 million – threatening Vios in Vietnam

Hyundai Accent 2018 price from 425 million - threatening Vios in Vietnam 2
Hyundai Accent 2018 price from 425 million - threatening Vios in Vietnam 2

On April 16, Hyundai Thanh Cong introduced the new generation of Accent at its factory in Ninh Binh.

The 5th generation Accent has completely changed compared to the previous generation.

Accent at the launch ceremony on April 16 in Ninh Binh.

Hyundai Accent 2018 price from 425 million - threatening Vios in Vietnam

The B-sized sedan uses the same chassis as the Elantra, is 29 mm wider, 70 mm longer, and the wheelbase is increased by 30 mm compared to the previous generation.

New shaping method gives Accent a smooth, urban look.

7-inch central screen, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, USB, AUX connection, 6-speaker audio.

The engine is still the Kappa 1.4 type, producing 100 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and maximum torque of 132 Nm at 4,000 rpm.

Hyundai Accent 2018 price from 425 million - threatening Vios in Vietnam

The interior develops horizontally.

Accent 2018 has 2 transmission options: The new 6-speed automatic transmission applies new gear ratios to provide smooth shifting and optimal fuel consumption.

The Korean car company also said it improved torsional resistance by 32%, improved the chassis to improve soundproofing quality and driving feel.

Accent 2018 has 4 versions, with corresponding prices: 1.4 MT Standard – 425 million, 1.4MT – 470 million, 1.4 AT – 499 million and 1.4 special – 540 million.

Currently, Accent assembled in Ninh Binh has a localization rate of 12%, mainly horns, tire lights, batteries, and floor mats. By the end of 2018, it will increase to 30% and the target in the first 6 months of 2019 is 40%.

Accent’s sales target is 900-1,000 cars/month, quite modest when only half of Vios sales.

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