It will slot in above the Getz and rival cars such as the Toyota RunX.
There is no indication yet if the new Accent will come here as it must still be released to the European Market.
The new US Accent is available as a three and five-door hatchback, and a sedan will be launched in 2006. It shares its underpinnings with that of the new Kia Rio.
According to Hyundai America the new Accent comes six airbags and standard antilock brakes with Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD). provide segment-leading safety for all passengers.
Under its bonnet is an 80 kW 1.6-liter DOHC in-line four-cylinder engine.
Externally, the new Accent shares its styling cues with that of the striking Accent SR concept car, which was unveiled at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show.
It is expected that a performance version, based on this concept, will join the Accent range too.