Hyundai to launch Accent and Elantra in RP — News

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Hyundai to launch Accent and in RP

It looks like there’s no the Hyundai Express these This year, the Korean has overtaken Honda for third in the Philippine car market in terms of sales. Its total year-to-date from January to August units) represent an awesome of 102.8 percent from the eight-month period in 2009 As a result, its market share has from 8.3 percent during period last year, to percent this year. four percentage points, if cares to notice.

Largely responsible for this is the much-improved passenger-car (PC) performance. From a mere units from January to last year, Hyundai cars now account for 6,029 units. The bad news for the competition is a couple of strong PC offerings Hyundai are on the way to our market.

According to our from Hyundai Asia Inc. (HARI), the official of Hyundai vehicles in the Philippines, are scheduled to launch the new Accent the last quarter of the year and the new within the first quarter of The Accent—named Verna in other unveiled at the Beijing Motor in April, while the Elantra—called in South Korea—went on sale in domestic market just month. The subcompact Accent compete directly with the Vios and the Honda City, the compact Elantra will with the Altis and the Civic, others. It is obvious that is looking to eat further into the shares of the top Japanese brands in the

When we asked the marketing department of HARI to either or shoot down the inside all we got was a cryptic smiley. Which is encouraging, actually. Because in our experience with fact-checking, are almost always subtle And so we’re willing to take on that both the new Accent and are on their way to our soaring market

The fourth-generation Accent is said to the longest wheelbase in its class, its overall interior dimensions also more generous those of its rivals. In China, it is now already available, the Accent with either a 1.6-liter/121hp or a Gamma gasoline engine.

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The Elantra, meanwhile, wears new design language dubbed Craft, which should the car’s smoothly flowing We’ve already seen design direction in the Tucson and the The Elantra, first launched in is Hyundai’s best-selling car in the world, achieving cumulative sales of six units. Development of the new model in 2008 and reportedly took 33 months and some $256 to complete from concept to

At 4,530mm from bumper to the new Elantra is longer than the model by 25mm. It is also by 45mm at 1,435mm and exactly as at 1,775mm. Interior room is to have been increased by 18

The new Elantra will be powered by a Gamma direct-injection gasoline that churns out 138hp of and 167Nm of torque. Paired a six-speed automatic transmission, engine is said to have a efficiency of 16.5km per liter.

Too to say whether the new versions of the Accent and the can loosen Toyota’s and Honda’s on the subcompact- and compact-car segments. do you think?

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