Best seller All-New Hyundai Accent that in Indonesia known as the Grand AVEGA, during July 2011 has been a car that is able to attract the attention of most buyers in the United States. As a result, the latest hatchback from South Korea recently defeated two most popular brands in the sub-compact segment earlier, the Honda Fit and Ford Fiesta.
"All-New Accent has defeated two small cars are popular during the time in the United States, the Honda Fit and Ford Fiesta. This is a good indicator. Consumers interested in the appearance of a sporty and economical fuel consumption, "said John Krafcik, president and CEO of Hyundai Motor America about keberhasilkan this model.
In the United States, Hyundai Accent uses a different engine than the marketed in Indonesia. American Accent is the first car in its segment that uses a gasoline engine tekologi 1.6 with direct injection (GDI).
As a result, not only Acent greater power than the Japanese competitors. Fuel consumption is also more economical. Hyundai claims, on the highway GDI gasoline consumption is 17 km / liter, while in the city of 12.7 km / liter. 4-cylinder gasoline engine produces Gamma Hyundai tenga 138 PS and torque of 17 kgm.
The following ranking of sub-compact car sales in July 2011 in the United States
[via - kompas.com]