Hyundai upgrades the 2014 Accent in the U.S. image

Hyundai has released the first details on the 2014 Accent in the United States, which has been updated and it’s now receiving more interesting items.

According to the South Korean based automaker, the 2014 Hyundai Accent has received standard items, on the entry-level version, like the B&M Racing sport shifter on the five-door SE hatchback, the new projector headlamps with LED accents and welcome-light function, the triple-flash turn signals, the sliding sun visors and some other interesting items. The SE models get the updated audio system, the tilt / telescope steering wheel, the voice recognition, auto-up driver’s side window, upgraded projector lamps and much more.

Safety features found on the 2014 Hyundai Accent include the two front impact airbags, the two side-mounted airbags, the curtain airbags, the front-seat active head restraints, the ESC (Electronic Stability Control), Traction Control, VSM (Vehicle Stability Management), ABS, EBD, BA and others. As far as the engine goes, the 2014 Hyundai Accent isn’t getting any mechanical upgrades, so the 1.6 liter Gamma four-cylinder unit is still found on the model, with its 138 HP and 123 lb-ft of torque. The fuel economy ratings stand at 27 / 38 mpg in city / highway. No pricing details have been announced yet.