New safety technology lowers chance that driver will die in a car crash, study finds

...4-door mini car, 149 deaths per million registered vehicles; Nissan Versa, a small 4-door sedan, 130 deaths, and Hyundai Accent, a 4-door mini car, 120 deaths.The declining death rates come as safety advocates in the U.S. and elsewhere...

Subcompact cars fare poorly in insurance industry's new frontal crash tests

...injuries to drivers.Cars with marginal ratings were the Kia Rio, Mazda2, Toyota Yaris and Ford Fiesta. Cars with poor ratings ? in addition to the Fit and Versa ? were the Fiat 500, Toyota Prius C, Mitsubishi Mirage and Hyundai Accent.

Big changes to Hyundai's small car

The Hyundai Accent is no longer the cheapest new car in America. Instead, it's a stylish compact with class-leading fuel mileage, notable features and a quiet interior.

What is it?

...drivetrain also powers the corporate cousin, the Hyundai Accent, with similar mileage results."I have been a Hyundai...automatic transmission. It is a corporate cousin of the Hyundai Accent, and both the Rio and Accent are attractive subcompact...

What is it?

...Blair and Michael Bryant Jr., who wrote: "This is by far the nicest vehicle they have offered ... I owned a (Hyundai) Accent back in the '90s. Boy, they have come a long way since those days." For next week, tell us the make and model...

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Aveo a thrifty car for tough times

...driving and 34 mpg on the highway with manual transmission is better than that of most other vehicles, including the Hyundai Accent, Nissan Versa, Scion xD and Kia Rio small cars. Yet, the Aveo's starting manufacturer's suggested retail price...

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Smart is cute car that has real faults

...conditioning, radio and a back seat. When it arrives this spring, the Smart Fortwo also will be pricier than the 2008 Hyundai Accent hatchback, which has a starting price of $10,775 and is powered by a 110-horse, 1.6-liter, four-cylinder...

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Hyundai Veracruz aims for Lexusland

...overall silhouette is certainly similar to an 186.2-inch RX 350, albeit four inches longer, with some definite Hyundai accents along the flanks, all thanks to Hyundai's Design Center in Irvine, Calif. The pewter plastic grill looks like...

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Toyota's vehicles rate most reliable

...vehicle, refers to sport utility vehicles and crossovers. Sub-compact car Winner: Toyota Echo Runners-up: Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio Compact car Winner: Honda Civic Runners-up: Toyota Corolla, Toyota Prius Compact Sporty Car Winner...

2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse goes exotic

...ground. How low? While in the front passenger seat, for example, I found myself looking up at riders in a passing Hyundai Accent small sedan, which is hardly a tall-riding car. The GT's stick-to-the-pavement handling and lack of body...

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