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2003 Hyundai Accent

2003 Hyundai Accent
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The 2003 Hyundai Accent is a deceiving vehicle. It is inexpensive in dollars only. In other words, the Accent does not behave like the bottom-dollar economy car that its low price tag implies. It's much better than that, with sophisticated mechanical equipment and comfortable set of amenities.

The Accent is the smaller of Hyundai's two subcompact cars. The 3-door Accent is really a traditional hatchback, with the third door referring to the large trunk opening that is provided.

Available Models
The 2003 Hyundai Accent 3-door hatchback coupe is offered in a base trim and a GL trim, with a GT package available as well. The 4-door Accent is covered in a separate review.

Interior Features
The 2003 Hyundai Accent 3-door can sit up to five passengers, although it would be a stretch to fit three full-size adults in the rear. However, with four it's not a problem at all. The base trim is a bare-bones model. It provides a few necessary features and offers air conditioning as optional equipment.

More features are provided as you move up the line. The GL has standard air conditioning and a digital clock, with power everything and a CD player two enticing options available. At the top of the line, the GT package adds a white-face instrumentation cluster and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.

Exterior Features
The sporty package of the top-line GT model further distinguishes itself with its exterior style. The GT features 14-inch alloy wheels, side sill moldings, a rear spoiler and front fog lamps.

One capable engine drives the 2003 Hyundai Accent 3-door, regardless of trim levels. It is a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder model with 104 horsepower. Both 4-speed automatic transmission and 5-speed manual are available. The Accent is also quite economical, with very good fuel ratings to save the old pocketbook.

The front-wheel drive Accent 3-door has a solid, fully independent suspension system that absorbs the impact of potholes and other bumps on the road. With the GT, this is upgraded to a more advanced sport suspension configuration.

Safety and Security
Dual front airbags, protective bodyside moldings, capable brakes and front seat belt pretensioners with force limiters are all part of the standard safety and security package.

2003 Hyundai Accent Highlights

Extensively revised with new front fenders, hood, grille, front air dam and headlamp treatments
New deckled, bumper and tail lamp treatment.
Name of the base 3-door model was changed from Accent L to Accent and the GS name was dropped
Top of the line Accent 3-door model and the Accent 4-door model for 2003 both carry the GL badge
All Hyundai Accent models, including the base Accent, are fitted with the sophisticated 1.6-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine rated at 104 horsepower
Return of the Accent GT package. This sporty 3-door features a 14-inch wheel and tire package, fog lamps, rocker panel moldings and a handsome rear spoiler. Inside, the gauges feature white face markings and the steering wheel and shift knob are leather wrapped

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Fast Stats
MSRP from
1.6L 4-cylinder
104 @ 5800
4-speed auto
5-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
auto: 26 / 35
man.: 29 / 33

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