Model Honored for Best New/Redesigned Car by Popular Personal Finance Magazine
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 23, 2015 – The Hyundai Genesis won the Best New/Redesigned Car in the $50,000 and Over category for Kiplinger’s Personal Finance annual Best Value Awards at the 2015 Washington Auto Show.
Kiplinger’s took a comprehensive review of hundreds of vehicles and revealed the best values on the newest models. Kiplinger’s buyer’s guide sorts the 2015 models by price and category, ranking them for performance, safety and value.
“With the 2015 Hyundai Genesis named to Kiplinger’s Top Picks, it shows that this model continues to exceed customer and media expectations for its confident handling, top safety ratings, design and value,” said Scott Margason, director of product planning, Hyundai Motor America.
Representing a bold step forward for Hyundai, the 2015 Genesis is new throughout, with a host of premium features and improved vehicle dynamics. Riding on a heavily revised platform, the sedan is even more structurally rigid than the previous generation. A suite of advanced assistance features such as Rear Cross-traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist, Blind-Spot Detection and Smart Cruise Control are also offered. Two engine options are available: a 311-horsepower 3.8 liter V6 and a 420-horsepower 5.0 liter V8, while an advanced HTRAC® AWD system is available for the first time on a Hyundai passenger car. With a base price of $38,000, an ideal blend of premium value, safety, bold design and superb driving dynamics are available to premium customers with the 2015 Hyundai Genesis.
The annual buyer’s guide, “Deals on New Wheels,” appears in the March issue, available on newsstands February 10, and online January 22, at www.kiplinger.com/links/cars.
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HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA
Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Blue Link Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for one year with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.