Text: AutoIndustriya.com Team / Photos: HARI Press | posted June 24, 2013 14:24
New engine and transmission
Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) upgrades the engine and transmission on the new Accent 1.4-liter M/T to deliver smoother acceleration and better fuel consumption. The new engine now utilizes of the new 100PS 1.4-liter Dual-Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT) Kappa engine as compared to the former 1.4-liter with Single-CVVT.
The new engine is now mated to 6-speed manual transmission, from the 5-speed MT of the previous model. The extra gear offers additional fuel-saving flexibility by allowing the driver to keep the engine at optimal RPM range from laidback city cruising to the heady rush of long-distance driving on open highways.
The upgraded Hyundai Accent 1.4-liter M/T maintains its current price of PhP 618,000. HARI also launched a new Hyundai Financing Advantage packages that runs from June 12 to 30 and offers PhP 40,000 discount on cash purchases of the new 1.4-liter K-DCVVT GL M/T and the 1.4-liter CVVT GL A/T with low down payment and monthly amortization rates.