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2012 Hyundai Accent

2012 Chevrolet Sonic

  2012 Hyundai Accent 2012 Chevrolet Sonic
MSRP
$12,545
$13,865
Invoice $12,244 $13,518
MPG
City/Highway
28/37 25/35
Rating
7.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line Do Americans want small cars with more room and great gas mileage? The 2012 Hyundai Accent is betting they do--and so are we. Read Full Review The 2012 Chevrolet Sonic is neither subsonic nor supersonic—but it's a good, sound choice and a world better than the Aveo it replaces. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Punchy hatchback styling
  • High-quality interior fit and finish
  • Real room for four adults
  • Class-best gas mileage
  • Driving feel leaps a magnitude or two

Dislikes:

  • Middling acceleration
  • Sedan's rear seat can be snug on head room
  • Isn't as inexpensive as it once was
  • Some features just aren't available

Likes:

  • Well-weighted steering
  • Smooth, quiet ride
  • Comfortable seating
  • Powertrain refinement of a more expensive vehicle (1.4T)

Dislikes:

  • Bluetooth, USB missing from base model
  • Base engine can be boomy when revved
  • Muted throttle response (1.4T)
  • Mushy brake pedal
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