FOUNTAIN VALLEY, California – The 2016 Hyundai Accent compact sedan and hatchback are on sale now at Hyundai dealerships, with no price increases for the new model year.
Hyundai Motor America said this is a carryover model that gets minor changes, including renamed trim levels and some packaging updates.
The base 2016 Accent SE sedan with a six-speed manual transmission is priced at $15,570, including an $825 destination charge, while the top-of-the-line 2016 Accent SE sedan with a six-speed automatic transmission starts at $16,570, including shipping.
The base 2016 Accent SE hatchback with a six-speed manual transmission is priced at $15,820, and the top-of-the-line 2016 Accent Sport hatchback starts at $18,320. Both prices include shipping.
All models are equipped with a 1.6-liter gasoline direct-injection inline four-cylinder engine.
A $600 Popular package includes heated exterior mirrors, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls, cruise control, a sliding armrest storage box and tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel.
An $800 Style package requires the Popular package and adds a number of items, including premium cloth seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob and piano black cabin accents.
Key rivals to the Accent include the Ford Fiesta, Honda Fit, Nissan Versa and Toyota Yaris.
Edmunds says: Entry-level car shoppers will appreciate the fact that Hyundai is holding the line on 2016 Accent pricing.