Hyundai Accent is available in three-door hatchback and four-door sedan body styles. Accents come in three trim levels, but all are powered by a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine with double overhead cams and four valves per cylinder rated 103 horsepower.
The base Accent ($9,999) is indeed basic, offering air conditioning as an option ($750). But the base Accent does comes standard with an AM/FM/cassette stereo, center console, vanity mirror, tilt steering, intermittent wipers and a 60/40 split folding rear seat. It only comes as a three-door hatchback and only with a five-speed manual transmission.
Accent GL hatchback ($10,899) and GL sedan ($11,299) add air conditioning, tinted glass, a tachometer, a digital quartz clock, and upgrades to the seats, console, and carpet. They come standard with a five-speed manual gearbox. A four-speed automatic transmission ($800) is optional.
The GT ($11,399) comes with all the GL upgrades, plus a firmer suspension, fog lamps, body-color sill moldings, a rear spoiler, white-faced gauges, its own unique cloth upholstery and leather wrappers for the steering wheel and shift knob. Wheels are upgraded from 13-inch steel to 14-inch aluminum, and tires from 175/70R13 to 185/60HR14. It is available only as a hatchback. Automatic transmission is optional ($800).
A Popular Equipment Package ($500) adds an upgraded stereo with CD player, plus power mirrors, locks, and front windows, to GL or GT.