Hyundai Motor America is gratified to announce that a 2011 Sonata has been named a Rocky Mountain Car of a Year by The Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP). The endowment was given during a rite during a Denver Auto Show on Mar 30. The Sonata was selected from among scores of new cars, SUVs, crossovers and pickups in a 2011 indication year.
RMAP members described a Sonata as, a many considerable all-around 2011 automobile. More than 75 new models from each vital domestic and import automaker were subjected to test-drive evaluations in Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming over a past several months by members of a RMAP. The criteria for receiving this endowment enclosed tip scores in performance, fuel economy, comfort, safety, and value.
We are anxious that Sonata has perceived a Rocky Mountain Car of a Year award, pronounced Scott Margason, director, Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America. Sonata continues to attract consumers with a sparkling design, class-leading fuel economy, and superb residual value, creation it a tough aspirant in a mid-size sedan market.
The 2011 Hyundai Sonata facilities some of a many modernized technological options, such as a navigation complement with voice activation and interactive hold shade by XM NavTraffic and XM Data Services, integrated Bluetooth, satellite radio, and a Homelink transceiver. It has many customary reserve features, including Electronic Stability Control, Traction Control, and Anti-Lock violation systems. Sonata was a initial midsize automobile to accept a five-star pile-up exam rating underneath National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations new, some-more difficult 2011 complement and an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick honor, fixation it in a reserve position unrivalled in a industry. Sonata is also accessible in Turbo and Hybrid versions, with Hybrid achieving class-leading 40 mpg highway fuel economy.
Other models awarded during a rite enclosed a Cadillac CTS Coupe for 2011 New Vehicle of a Year, Jeep Grand Cherokee for 2011 Rocky Mountain SUV of a Year, Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD for 2011 Rocky Mountain Pickup Truck of a Year, and Ford Fiesta for a 2011 Rocky Mountain High-Mileage Vehicle of a Year.