TodayApril 16, 2022

2012 Hyundai Accent with Michael O’Brien on Driving the Nation

Michael J. OBrien, vice president of corporate and product planning talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, about the 2012 Hyundai Accent. O’brien talked about the 4 by 40 and the Hyundai assurance program.

There are now four vehicles in the Hyundai line-up that get 40 miles per gallon. The newest of the group is the 2012 Hyundai Accent, which starts at $12,445. More amazing is that fully loaded a 2012 Hyundai Accent five-door automatic is only $16,795.

The 2012 Hyundai Accent is the first vehicle, subcompact car, to receive the all-new 1.6-liter Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) “Gamma” engine, paired with proprietary six-speed automatic or manual transmissions.

The Accent is offered in three trim levels; the four-door GLS, a five-door GS and a sporty five-door SE

The Hyundai Assurance Trade-In Value Guarantee is a new program that future-proofs the value of your new Hyundai by guaranteeing today exactly how much it will be worth, two, three, or four years from now.

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.