2015 GENESIS AWARDED INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY TOP SAFETY PICK+

Posted on 15. Jun, 2014 by in Hyundai Canada

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 7, 2014 – Hyundai’s award-winning 2015 Genesis sedan continues shred care as a initial and usually rear-wheel expostulate automobile in a category to accept a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) top respect as a 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+ when versed with discretionary front pile-up prevention. Genesis is also a initial rear-wheel expostulate oppulance sedan to acquire a Good rating in a tiny overlie pile-up test.

IIHS rates vehicles in a assuage overlie front crash, tiny overlie front crash, side impact and rollover test, and evaluates seat/head restraints for insurance opposite neck injuries in back impact collisions. Additionally, IIHS evaluates accessible front pile-up impediment systems that aim to forestall a pile-up or relieve a severity. Winners of a TOP SAFETY PICK+ endowment contingency acquire Good ratings for passenger insurance in a assuage overlie front, side, roof strength and conduct patience tests, no reduction than excusable in a tiny overlie test, and during slightest a simple rating for front pile-up prevention.

“The TOP SAFETY PICK+ nomination recognizes state-of-the-art safety,” pronounced IIHS president, Adrian Lund. “The new Genesis is not usually engineered to strengthen people when crashes happen, though with a discretionary involuntary puncture braking complement rated higher in a tests, this automobile can assistance drivers equivocate some of a many common kinds of collisions altogether.”

“IIHS TOP SAFETY PICKS are critical ratings in automobile pile-up exam safety,” pronounced Mike O’Brien, clamp president, Corporate and Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America. “Genesis’ TOP SAFETY PICK+ approval serve reinforces a shred care in delivering modernized reserve opening and record as good as a horde of world-class active and pacifist reserve features.”

Genesis’ apartment of reserve facilities aim to forestall accidents and maximize a reserve of a occupants in a eventuality of a collision. The all-new 2015 Genesis uses new Sensory Surround SafetyTM record including a Hyundai first, Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), utilizing sensor alloy record to assistance equivocate a intensity collision or revoke a impact. With this system, Genesis will occupy involuntary braking whenever it detects another automobile during an vulnerable shutting rate of speed. This complement uses a front radar from a Smart Cruise Control complement and a brazen camera from a Lane Departure Warning (LDW) to yield this additional domain of safety. In addition, Genesis combines accessible LDW with all-new Lane Keep Assist (LKA) to yield a driver-adjustable turn of steering support to assistance forestall unconsidered line depart when a automobile approaches a corner of a line and also provides steering circle haptic quivering feedback.

Genesis is easily versed with new, modernized technologies, many of them Hyundai firsts. A new driver-selectable Intelligent Drive Mode allows drivers to name from 4 expostulate modes depending on conditions and pushing preferences. A new Blind-Spot Detection complement (BSD) helps guard trade around a automobile and for Genesis’ versed with a Heads-Up Display (HUD), a BSD complement indicators also plan onto a windshield, nearer a driver’s perspective of a road, a shred first. Lane Change Assist (LCA) helps detect vehicles coming towards a back side during high speeds, generally during higher-speed driving, while Rear Cross-traffic Alert (RCTA) scans areas to any side of a automobile when drivers are subsidy out of parking spaces. No other sedan in Genesis’ category offers a multiple of BSD, LCA and RCTA.

Genesis also advantages from a world-first record in a CO2 sensor control system. Hyundai engineers detected that occupants start to get indolent when CO2 levels reached some-more than 2,000 tools per million, so a new movement complement helps safeguard a cabin maintains a CO2 thoroughness good next that turn during all times regulating freshly-ventilated ambient air.

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