HYUNDAI SANTA FE SPORT AND ELANTRA GT NAMED BEST CARS IN THEIR CATEGORY BY KIPLINGER’S

Posted on 28. Jan, 2013 by in Hyundai Canada

COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2013 – Two new Hyundai models, a stylish 2013 Elantra GT and 2013 Santa Fe Sport, have been named best cars in their difficulty by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine. The 2013 Elantra GT won Best New Car Under $20,000, besting brave competitors such as a Dodge Dart and Nissan Sentra. The Santa Fe Sport perceived a respect of Best New Crossover in a Midsize and Large Crossovers category, outclassing reward competitors such as a Mercedes-Benz GL, Infiniti JX, and Land Rover Range Rover.

The repository named “Best Cars” winners in 6 opposite cost categories. This isn’t a initial time a Hyundai Elantra has been famous by Kiplinger’s. In 2011, a newly-redesigned Elantra sedan perceived a “Best New Car” fame in a same cost category.

“The stylish five-door Elantra GT is no econobox,” pronounced Jessica Anderson, associate editor, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine. “Standard facilities embody exhilarated front seats, cooled glove box, 7 airbags and an additional opening for plugging in gear, and a eager 1.8-liter engine gets 37 mpg on a highway. The Santa Fe Sport comes likewise versed with a horde of customary facilities like recumbent back seats to keep a second quarrel happy, and a driver’s knee airbag. The turbocharged 2.0-liter direct-injected engine suits a car’s sporty nature, and with a assistance of a six-speed transmission, a Santa Fe Sport gets an EPA-estimated 27 mpg on a highway.”

Cars in any difficulty were judged on a crowd of criteria, including vicious factors of performance, value, and safety. Overall value scores were distributed formed on forecasted resale value, fuel efficiency, front and back legroom, headroom, and load space.

“The whole judgment behind both a Elantra GT and Santa Fe Sport is well-developed value but scapegoat in comforts, customary apparatus or technology,” pronounced Scott Margason, director, Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America. “We’re really unapproachable of both these vehicles; they broach a pushing dynamics, efficiency, and reward peculiarity feel, but a reward cost tag. Receiving these awards reinforces Hyundai’s joining to the customers’ compensation and value.”

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