1998 Hyundai Accent User Reviews

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1998 Hyundai Accent 2 Dr L Hatchback Review
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125

It's A Fantastic Commuter Car. Cheap, Reliable, Easy To Fix, Small And Nimble. Great Fuel Economy. — Reliable basic transportation. It's a total 'stripper' with pretty much no factory options...no power windows/mirrors/door locks, no air conditioning, no expensive bits that need constant attention, it doesn't even have a tachometer. And it's ridiculously fun to drive, lightweight and nimble (in it's way), only 12 or 13 feet long so any hole in traffic is big enough, and it has a 5-speed stick shift. Hard plastics and cheap feeling materials abound in the interior but it is the rock-bottom model in Hyundai's lineup from 1998. It's cheap as hell to run, parts are cheap, working on it is easy, and it gets 37mpg in the city even when I drive it like it's stolen! Insurance is also pretty easy on the wallet. For what it is, it's a great little car. And as a driver of a highly customized M3, I love that people don't get all bent out of shape when I'm zipping through traffic in this car. I seem to get a pass no matter what I do where I would get honked at and shown everyone's favorite finger for doing the exact same things in my BMW.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: cheap, cheap, cheap

Cons: no cachet

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1998 Hyundai Accent 2 Dr GSi Hatchback Review
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Good For A Broke Highschool Or College Kid. — 40 mpg it may be falling apart but 25 bucks fills it. Its a 5 speend and has decent low end torqe but but is has to hit 2500 rpm befor it gose. It may be small but i have squssed 6 people it at once.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Cheap and green.

Cons: Small and the ladys not to big of fans.

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1998 Hyundai Accent 2 Dr L Hatchback Review
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Unbreakable — i love my car for one good reason it keeps going and going it cheap to run,and it just never breaks,it was cheap to buy,and ive only just replaced the clutch after 220000 kilometres,i feel that this car will be able to do about half a million kilometers

Pros: keeps om going

Cons: needs more power

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1998 Hyundai Accent 2 Dr GS Hatchback Review
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Reliable, Not A Head-turner — Very nice for a compact economical car, especially considering gas prices today

Pros: Great mileage, barely ever has any problems

Cons: Not much pep, not the most attractive car to look at, but hey, if you wanted a looker with losta HP, you'd dump 40K on a Corvette wouldn't you?

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1998 Hyundai Accent 2 Dr GS Hatchback Review
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My Car Rocks — Amazing on gas, very strong, very reliable. Wouldn't change a thing about it except for the amount of miles it has.

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1998 Hyundai Accent 4 Dr GL Sedan Review
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The Worst Car I Ever Owned — I bought this not knowing what it looked like. Asked a friend in jhb to source me a car and flew up to sign for it. Boy was I sorry! Don't try this at home... It was total crap. Been in a horrible accident (about which I was not told of course) and I spent a small fortune maintaining, fixing AND getting rid of it!

Pros: Quick, not a heavy drinker by slurps up oil...

Cons: NOT RELIABLE - seems like a box cart and not a comfy ride at all, especially long distance

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1998 Hyundai Accent Review
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Brilliant — A lot of car for the money I paid. Power steering, Electric windows, central locking, 1500cc. Interior suits me down to a tee. I love the feel of the adjustable steering wheel, gotta keep it low u know!

Pros: Great on fuel, cheap to run, nippy, great steerring lock for parking, Fantastic heater.

Cons: None yet

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1998 Hyundai Accent Review
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It Used To Work — the electric windows are unpredictable, the clutch needs changing and sometimes it doesn't start

Pros: its japanese

Cons: its a car that pensioners drive

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Reviews From Other Years

2013 Hyundai Accent Reviews

Great Car That Is Fun To Drive. By tfdavis99

Love the sporty styling. I think this is the best looking small car in its class and it drives with the power of a larger car. I have not experienced any maintenance issues or expenses except regular ... Read More

Hopefully Another Great 10+ Car... By Markporter

Just drove it home, have no opinion of it other than the 20 miles I've driven so far. Drives nice, shifts smoothly (I have the manual six), hoping for nearly 40 mpg, we'll see. Seems to have lots of... Read More

2012 Hyundai Accent Reviews

The Car Is Practical And Comfortable. By Chris_Accent

I like that the car is easy to take care of and maintain. It seems like I always have to wash it, but when it's clean, it feels good to take it for a ride. I'm glad I have my car, but I wish I had mor... Read More

Amazing Car For A Nice Price By JRob757

I felt the acceleration was on par with the type of car, it's not the fastest on the road, but it's there when you need it. The handling was great, I've never lost control, even in snowy or rainy cond... Read More

2011 Hyundai Accent Reviews

Snappy, Sleek, Great Commuter/ Trip Car By Sjones8591

The mpg of this car is awesome I live 30 mile from town, so mpg was important to me this car surpassed my expectations. I love how easily the back seats fold down and I was pleasantly surprised by th... Read More

For Performance, Looks And Safety By Varun

For Performance it has got a 1.6 VTVT engine which is amazing. The Build Quality is quite Rigid and Stable. The Appearance will surely catch a lot of eyes and is Too sexyy..!! The fuel consumption is... Read More

2010 Hyundai Accent Reviews

Great Car For The Price By EricM280

While this car may not be the manliest car, it pays for it self with the great gas mileage and low maintenance cost (if you take care of it). Also under the hood is still easy to work with as it has ... Read More

Great For Your Daily Driver... By jmatt3685

The car has been great for many long trips and daily driving! Plus, the warranty is great. It was purchased due to it's low cost and reliability and I haven't been disappointed there. I tried getting ... Read More

2009 Hyundai Accent Reviews

My First Financed Car By Bradley

wonderful car low operating cost and low fuel cost as it was good on fuel. If you take good care of it, it could run nearly indefinitely. we bought it before we had any children and it served us for t... Read More

Compact, Yet Efficient By Dustin

This car met most of my needs and was overall a good car. Gas mileage was good, but one might expect better from a car its size. Speaking of size, it lacks much. Being a tall and slighty plump man, I ... Read More

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