The Car Geek: The 2007 Hyundai Accent GLS

The Car Geek

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

The 2007 Hyundai Accent GLS

Hyundai has started establishing their reputation as a quality car maker in the auto industry. Well, they have been improving lately and their cars are proof of it. I was never interested in their models before because, honestly, I thought their products are not so attractive and have poor quality. But now, they proved me wrong!

Anyway, what do have here? Oh, it’s Hyundai’s 2007 Accent GLS.

To give you an idea what Hyundai cars are made of, here’s the complete specifications of the 2007 Hyundai Accent GLS. Now you can tell if Hyundai has what it takes to be a quality auto maker! Fill yourself with this info which I got from I better run now and finish my studies about Nissan steering racks and Nissan strut bellows. And while you read on, I hope you can feel the Hyundai fever!

Body Construction

  • Steel unibody
  • 1.6-liter DOHC 16-valve Inline 4-cylinder w/CVVT
  • Multi-port fuel injection
  • Steering
    • Rack-&-pinion, power-assisted
    • Front: MacPherson struts w/coil springs, and front anti-roll bar
    • Rear: Coupled torsion beam axle w/coil springs
    Transmission/drive system
    • Five-speed manual
    • Four-speed automatic w/overdrive
    • Front wheel drive
    Exterior features
    • Antenna, roof mounted micro radio antenna
    • Bodycolor side mirrors, manual adjustment
    • Bodycolor side mirrors, power remote heated
    • Bumpers, 5-mph body color
    • Center high mount stop light
    • Door handles, body colored
    • Glass, tinted w/ windshield sunshade band
    • Headlamps, halogen w/clear lens
    • Side marker indicator lights
    Tires and wheels
    • 14 x 5.5 in. steel wheels w/full wheel covers
    • 15 x 5.5 in. aluminum alloy wheels
    • Compact spare
    • P185/65HR14 Kumho tires
    • P195/55VR15 Kumho tires
    Safety and security features
    • 4-channel / 4-sensor ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) w/EBD (Electronic Brake Distribution)
    • Bodyside reinforcements
    • Child-proof rear door locks
    • Driver and front passenger airbags
    • Driver and front-passenger side-impact airbags
    • Energy-absorbing steering column
    • Front 3-point seat belts w/ adjustable shoulder belt height
    • Front crumple zones
    • Front seat belt pretensioners and load limiters
    • Hood buckling creases and safety stops
    • Occupant Classification System (OCS)
    • Outboard rear LATCH (lower anchors and upper tether anchors)
    • Power assisted front vented disc/rear solid disc brakes
    • Rear 3-point seat belts (3)
    • Rear crumple zones
    • Roof-mounted side curtain airbags (front and outboard rear passengers)
    • Shift interlock system
    Interior features
    • Air conditioning
    • Assist handle grips (3)
    • Cabin air filter
    • Carpeting, needle punch
    • Clock, digital
    • Cupholders, front & rear
    • Defoggers, electric rear window defroster w/timer
    • Door trim, integrated armrest and map pockets and bottle holders
    • Lighter
    • Portable ash tray
    • Rear center armrest w/cupholders
    • Rear seat heater ducts
    Audio system
    • 172-watt AM/FM/CD Audio System w/equalizer and 6 speakers (4 speakers and 2 tweeters)
    Illumination and lights
    • Driver-side illuminated vanity mirror
    • Overhead dome light
    • Passenger-side illuminated vanity mirror
    • Power window switches Optional
    • Side marker indicator lights
    Power and remote control features
    • Fuel door and hood release
    • Power door locks
    • Remote Keyless Entry w/panic
    • Remote operation: Rear trunk release
    • Steering column, adjustable tilt
    • Deluxe cloth seat trim
    • Driver's 8-way adjustable w/dual height adjustment
    • Folding driver's seat armrest
    • Front reclining bucket seats w/adjustable head restraints
    • Front seatback pockets
    • Rear 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback
    • Three adjustable shingle-style rear head restraints
    Meters and gauges
    • Speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, tachometer, coolant temperature, fuel level & digital clock
    • Warning lights: oil pressure, battery charge, low fuel, door ajar, airbag, seatbelt, brake, trunk lid open, ABS & check engine
    Warning chimes
    • Key in ignition with door ajar
    • Front 2-speed variable intermittent w/washer
    • Rear window defroster w/electronic timer
    • Bumper-to-bumper, 5 years/60,000 miles
    • Corrosion, 7 years/unlimited miles
    • Powertrain, 10 years/100,000 miles
    • Roadside assistance, 5 years/unlimited miles