Monday, August 27, 2012

Evolution of Excel/Accent


Hyundai has sold it's Accents and Excels in the U.S. for 25 years now. When the Excel first came available it sold a record 168,882 off the showroom floor. The price tag was $4995 and the cars were fuel efficient. People who wants a used car could now afford brand new. It all started with this little guy and has grown to become the 4rth largest automaker in the world. Hyundai now makes a full blown Mercedes S-class competitor - the Equus. The new Accent now come standard with 6 airbags, Electronic Stability Control, ABS, four-wheel disc brakes, iPOD connectivity, and boasts the low maintainence in its class. 40 mpg, the use of high tensile steel, and fluidic sculpture makes it a great seller. Class look too. Here is a look at the evolution of the car and what we have come to know and love.
Excel 1986-89
Excel 1990-94
Accent 1995-97
Accent 1998-99
Accent 2000-02
Accent 2003-2005
Accent 2006-2011
Accent 2012-2013

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