HYUNDAI MODELS EARN HIGH MARKS IN J.D. POWER INITIAL QUALITY STUDY

Posted on 06. Dec, 2016 by in Hyundai Canada

06/22/2016, FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA

Hyundai Accent and Azera Receive J.D. Power Initial Quality Awards

  • Company achieves third-place attention ranking; second among non-premium brands
  • Accent and Azera arrange tip in their segments
  • Tucson, Veloster, Elantra and Genesis arrange in a tip 3 in their segments

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jun 22, 2016 – Hyundai ranked third among all brands in a J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Initial Quality StudySM (IQS) and second among non-premium automakers in a investigate expelled today. Additionally, J.D. Power awarded both a Accent in a tiny automobile shred and Azera in a vast automobile shred with a tip initial peculiarity honors.

“Hyundai stays resolutely committed to delivering owners of a products exceptional, peculiarity vehicles,” pronounced Frank Ferrara, executive clamp president, patron satisfaction, Hyundai Motor America. “We take a alleviation of peculiarity on a existent models seriously, and also launch new vehicles with a tip peculiarity right out of a gate. It is critical to keep a business happy with their vehicles. It starts with peculiarity and continues with preparation on how to use their vehicle’s many features. Results like these denote how good we bond with a business on each level.”

IQS, now in a 30th year, serves as a attention benchmark for new-vehicle peculiarity totalled during 90 days of ownership. According to a study, Accent and Azera owners reported fewer problems with their vehicles than any other tiny or vast car, respectively.

“Both tiny and vast cars are renouned vehicles on a highway currently and intensely critical to us. In fact, many automakers contest in these car classes. As a outcome consumers collect from many opposite choices,” pronounced Mircea Gradu, executive director, engineering and quality, Hyundai Motor America. “Both a Accent and Azera ranked tip in their swarming segments for high quality, that provides owners assent of mind for this critical financial purchase.”

Hyundai CEO President, Dave Zuchowski (left) and Executive Vice President of Customer Satisfaction, Frank Ferrara, side Robert Mansfield, Sr. Director, Global Automotive during J.D. Power, with awards for Hyundai Azera as Highest Ranked Large Car in Initial Quality and Hyundai Accent as Highest Ranked Small Car in Initial Quality for 2016.

In total, 6 Hyundai models ranked in a tip 3 in their segments. In further to a awards for Accent and Azera, a Tucson(second), Veloster (third), Elantra (third) and Genesis (third) arrange nearby a tip in their segments. The Hyundai altogether measure was 92 problems per 100 vehicles, 13 fewer problems than a attention normal and 3 fewer problems than final year.

The 2016 IQS is formed on responses from some-more than 80,000 purchasers and lessees of new 2016 model-year vehicles surveyed after 90 days of ownership. The investigate uses a 233-question consult designed to yield manufacturers with information to promote a marker of problems and expostulate product improvement.

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