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I would like to know if a damaged exhaust in Hyundai Accent GVS(Petrol) '02 will lead to increase in fuel consumption (If yes then approx how much). there were few cracks in the exhaust and i went to the local ppl and got it welded. Since then the sound of the car is completely changed. its kinda harsh being a petrol vehicle. If i have to change the exhaust then how much will it cost. - From bangalore
By Akaash 03 March 2009
Expert`s comment:

Damaged Exhaust gas does not influence Mileage .However Noise does matter . Hence recommended to change the same ASAP. Please contact Hyundai dealer for spares cost.

Answer by Shiva Shankar 03 March 2009

Technically, a damage to the exhaust manifold will not cause any increase in fuel consumption. It is not very uncommon, due to the low base clearance of the car, the silencer box is prone to damage. The sound of the car will not change, what could have changed is the sound of the emission due to the cracks in the silencer box. I dont think there is any need to change it, local repairs should do the trick, a replacement could cost you around Rs.4000/-

Answer by Rohan 03 March 2009

A damaged exhaust will not affect fuel consumption. Depending on the damage you can either get it repaired at local garages at Rs. 800/- or get it replaced from a Hyundai dealer which would cost around Rs. 7500/-.

Answer by Iyer 03 March 2009

Silencer replacement costs approx Rs.1100 and Rs. 100 for labour...i got mine replaced a month back at a local mechanic...It affects the car exhaust sound, but no major effect on mileage...The hyundai dealer will lighten your wallet by atleast 4500 bucks...

Answer by Mukund 03 March 2009

Dear Shiv,
There would be no impact on fuel consumption due to damaged exhaust.New exhaust will cost you 8 to 10k.Sound may change due to damage mesh of exhaust.


Rakesh Yadav

Answer by Rakesh Yadav 03 March 2009

Guys, i see here 4 rates quoted by you people - 4000, 7500, 1100 , 8 to 10k.

would like to know which is the right price.

PS Mukund - u said u got the silencer for 1100. Are you talking about the new one ? cos i dont think a silencer that too from HYUNDAI can come for such a cheap price.

Answer by Akaash 03 March 2009


I had a damaged silencer / muffler. I got a new one from a local dealer in chembur (mumbai), and not from a hyundai store.

If you plan to replace the entire exhaust line with local parts, it will set u back by atleast 1000 + 1000 + 1100 + Labour (exhaust has three parts to it, the muffler being the last one)

Answer by Mukund 03 March 2009

The price wuld be 7k,but as of the the low ground clearence it culd damage again so according to me repairing from local garage is the best idea.

Answer by Subho 03 March 2009

At grant road i paid Rs 2800 for change of Muffler and repairing the exhaust pipe labour included for the accent car, this is for a good job

Answer by Keyur 09 September 2013

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Answer by Rama Kishan 02 February 2015

Where I can get a used exhaust system for Accent petrol

Answer by Chandrasekharan 02 February 2015

I have 1

Answer by Blake 11 November 2015

Call me 9738428252

Answer by Blake 11 November 2015

I have changed the hyundai I1O car silencer for Rs.4000 with Labour today as it was completely cracked at the end.the new one is of merit company hope the price i paid its correct or they have over charged it so that i can search for some other garage next time

Answer by Vilas 02 February 2018
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