Seven Hyundai Vehicles Recognized For Safety in IIHS Awards

Posted on 23. Jan, 2018 by in Hyundai Canada

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 8, 2017 – In one of a automotive industry’s many famous and severe car tests, a Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport have been awarded 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ recognition. In addition, Hyundai’s Ioniq Hybrid, Elantra, Elantra GT, Sonata and Tucson models were Top Safety Pick endowment winners.

“Hyundai was one of a heading brands for Top Safety Pick+ and Top Safety Pick awards in 2018,” pronounced Mike O’Brien, clamp president, corporate and product planning, Hyundai Motor America. “The reserve of a business and their desired ones is peerless in a meditative when we pattern new vehicles.”

To validate for a Top Safety Pick award, vehicles contingency have good ratings in 5 IIHS crashworthiness tests — tiny overlie front, assuage overlie front, side, roof strength and conduct restraints, an modernized or aloft rating for front pile-up impediment and an excusable or good headlight rating. For a Top Safety Pick+ designation, vehicles contingency also benefit an excusable or good rating in passenger-side tiny overlie front tests and softened headlight rating. Features that helped these vehicles hoard these recognitions enclosed (but were not singular to) discretionary front-crash prevention, specific headlights and glorious performances in IIHS lane tests during several speeds.

“We lifted a reserve bar for 2018,” pronounced Adrian Lund, IIHS president. “Now vehicles have to grasp an even aloft turn of safety. Our Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick+ awards assistance consumers 0 in on a vehicles with a best altogether opening for pile-up impediment and protection.”

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