On my last trip in the Accent back to the Toronto Star, I plug in the iPod for the first time. Like others have noted before, the auxiliary imput is standard on the cheapest car in Canada. You’ll pay extra in some luxury cars. The very decent sound produced by the radio wipes out the sporadic engine drone which seems to happen at 4000 rpm.
I could be quite happy with this car, though like Kenzie, I’m not sold on the 2-door, it’s awkward for me to stow stuff in the back. Too bad the 4-door sedan is as bland as a strip mall.
The best thing was showing the Accent to people who might never consider it. As one of my guests said, “I wouldn’t be caught dead in an ugly car,” yet she was quite happy to be seen in the Tango Red cheap mobile.
If Richardson was going to be the next driver I’d make sure I tuned all the radio stations to Oprah and Friends as my last act of civil disobedience. <p>