After Toyota (Yaris) and Honda (Fit), it’s now Hyundai’s turn to announce the final withdrawal of its popular Accent subcompact. The model, which greatly contributed to the brand’s development in Quebec, will soon become history.
The Accent will be withdrawn from the South Korean automaker’s lineup at the end of the 2020 model year production cycle. In a press release sent Friday, Hyundai Canada says it wants to focus its energies on crossover development and SUVs, categories that have had the wind in their sails for many years.
Founded in 1994, the Accent has gradually become the gateway to many buyers due to its affordable price range, practicality and relative mechanical simplicity, which lower maintenance costs and promote reliability.
He sold no less than 462,494 Accents across the country during his career spanning five generations. She was enthroned at the top of the sales segment from 2009 to 2018.