Hyundai shows first images of Accent facelift
Hyundai has revised a popular Accent/Verna for its home Korean market. Dubbed the Verna Transform, the sub-compact car received a number of technical enhancements as well as heavily updated exterior and a few minor interior upgrades.
Sepaking of exterior updates, the new Hyundai Verna Transform features a revised front fascia with more agressive overall exterior look. Styling upgrades on the facelifted Verna/Accent include a pair of redesigned headlights, new signature grille with two bars and Hyundai logo placed atop. There is also a sportier front bumper with redesigned fog lights and larger air intakes. Styling changes at rear include redesigned tail-lights and redesigned rear bumper.
Inside, the new Verna Transform sports a revised center stack. Material quality has been upgraded and interior instrumentation lightning has been changed from current green to blue.
Available with 1.6L four-cylinder engine, the Verna Transform now offers an improved fuel economy. Available on all Verna Transform models is also the eco lamp on the dashboard that will guide the driver to drive in the most economical way. A green lamp will come on when driving consistently to indicate high fuel efficiency driving, while a red lamp will indicate low fuel efficiency.
The new Verna/Accents is scheduled to go on sale in Korean market by mid June. The official date of Accents international sales expansion has not been announced yet, but most likely, Hyundai will bring the facelifted Accent to the States before the end of this year.
Follow the jump to see more images of the all-new Hyundai Verna Transform…