Accolades

HYUNDAI SONATA

A “Best Family Car”, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (April 2011)

“Rocky Mountain Car of the Year”, Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (March 2011)

“A Top Family Car”, Kbb.com (Feb. 2011)

Most Shopped Vehicle in Entire Industry , Compete (a Kantar Media Company) (Feb. 2011)

MAMA (Midwest Automotive Media Association) names 2011 Hyundai Sonata Family Vehicle of the Year

Sonata scores highest marks ever in Strategic Vision Total Value Index (TVI) and takes home the first ever “Special Total Value Award”

2011 International Car of the Year at the 2011 North American International Auto Show, Detroit MI

Tops TheCarConnection’s List of top Ten Most Popular Reviews in 2010

Named Automobile Magazine “All-Star”

Awarded a 5-Star Overall Crash Safety Rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program

Honored with first-ever AutoPacific President’s Award

Won Cars.com $25,000 Family Sedan Shootout

The most considered vehicle on Edmunds.com for five weeks in a row – a first-ever for Hyundai

AutoTrader.com’s most-viewed vehicle in its class during the month of March

Named to Kbb.com’s top 10 Most Researched New Vehicle’s List for the first time

Named Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Tops Competitors in Automotive Lease Guide Residual Index

Consumer’s Guide gave the Sonata a “Recommended” stamp of approval for Mid-Size Cars

Sonata fininshed #1 in Car and Driver’s head to head vs. Accord

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HYUNDAI ACCENT

The Car Book 2010 selected the Hyundai Accent as a Best Bet for exceeding the safety and performance of the American car buyer

The 2010 Hyundai Accent “Most Dependable Sub-Compact Car”, J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (SM)

Named “Best Car Buy” for 2009 by NADA for Top Sub-Compact Cars

“Best Bet”, The Car Book 2009 from author Jack Gillis and the Center for Auto Safety

“Top 3 least expensive vehicle to own and operate.” Edmunds.com

Consumer’s Guide gave the Accent a “Recommended” stamp of approval for Sub-Compact Cars

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HYUNDAI ELANTRA

2012 North American Car of the Year

“Top 10 Most Fuel Efficient Cars”, Truecars.com (March 2011)

2011 Hyundai Elantra named Autospies.com Car of the Year

Hyundai Elantra named one of the “Top Ten Cars to Look Forward to in 2011” by CarsDirect.com

Hyundai Elantra Touring named “Best Car for the Money” by U.S. News and World Report

2011 Hyundai Elantra earns Highest Residual Value in its Class in the 2011 ALG Residual Value Awards

Named 2010 Best Compact Car for the Money by U.S. News and World Report

Hyndai Elantra Touring named a 2010 Top 10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000 by Kbb.com

Elantra SE named Top Pick by Consumer Reports in April 2010

Elantra SE named Best Car Under $20,000 by Consumer Reports in April 2010

Elantra SE named Best Value and Recommended by Consumer Reports in April 2010

The Car Book 2010 selected the Hyundai Elantra as a Best Bet for exceeding the safety and performance needs of the American car buyer

About.com Cars recognized the Hyundai Elantra Touring on its list of Top Ten Family Cars under $20,000 for its big cargo bay, list of standard features and affordable price tag

In AutoPacific’s Ideal Vehicle Awards, the Hyundai Elantra topped the Ford Focus, Mazda3 and Kia Spectra in the Compact Car segment

Elantra Touring named Top Ten Family Car by Kelley Blue Book

Elantra Touring named a Top Family Car Under $20,000 by About.com Cars

Named Best in Class for Small Sedans by Consumer Reports

Kelley Blue Book’s “Top 10 Used Back-to-School Cars”

Consumer’s Guide gave the Elantra a “Recommended” stamp of approval for Compact Cars

“Recommended” from Consumer Reports

Ranked #1 in Initial Quality by J.D. Power and Associates

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HYUNDAI AZERA

Azera named Most Overlooked and Recommended Buy by Consumer Reports, April 2010

Azera posted “Excellent” overall test scores in Consumer Reports’ testing of five large and upscale sedans for the January 2010 issue

2009 Azera named by kbb.com’s editors to the list of “5 Great Deals”

Named “Editors’ Most Wanted” sedan under $30,000 by Edmunds.com

FoxNews.com named the Azera the “Biggest Surprise”

Azera is an Edmunds.com Consumers’ Top Rated Sedan

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HYUNDAI GENESIS

  Named 2010 Best Car for the Money by U.S. News and World Report

2010 Vehicle Satisfaction Award for the Aspirational Luxury Car by AutoPacific

2010 Genesis Sedan earns “Top Safety Pick” from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

The Car Book 2010 selected the Genesis as a “best Bet for exceeding the safety and performance needs of the American car buyer

Genesis Sedan rang in as number five on CarsDirect’s Top Ten Cars of the Decade Countdown

Genesis Sedan named the “Near Luxury Car” segment leader in Strategic Vision’s 2009 Total Value Index ™

Genesis recognized among America’s Top 40 New Cars by Motor Trend, April 2009

J.D. Power and Associates designated Hyundai Genesis as its most appealing midsize premium car in the 2009 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study

The Car Book 2009 selected Hyundai Genesis as a Best Bet in the intermediate category

Genesis 3.8 rated Top 10 Road Test Score by Consumer Reports, April 2010

Genesis 3.8 named Best Overall Safety by Consumer Reports, April 2010

Genesis 3.8 named a Recommended Buy by Consumer Reports, April 2010

Genesis named Recommended Family Sedan by Kelley Blue Book

Genesis named a “Best Car Buy” for 2009 by NADAguides.com in the Top Luxury Cars (under $35,000) category

Genesis named a “Best New Car of 2009 in Acout.com Cars’ third annual Nest New Car List

Genesis Sedan named a Best New Modells: Sedans $30,000 – $45,000 by Kiplingers’ Personal Finance

Autotropolis.com editors chose the 2009 Genesis as Car of the Year for its immense style, luxury and value

In the AutoPacific Aspirational Luxury Car category, the Genesis beat out top rivals including the Audi A5 and A4, Volvo XC70 and Cadillac CTS

Genesis is the highest ranked 2009 all-new or redesigned vehicle in the inaugural Vehicle Launch IndexSM (VLI) by J.D. Power and Associates

Genesis named Best Deal for the Boss by Cars.com in the Best Lifestyle Vehicle Awards

2009 North American Car of the Year

Consumer Reports awarded the Hyundai Genesis a high score of 92/100 in the upscale sedan category, in the February 2009 edition

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety names 2009 Genesis the Top Safety Pick Motor Age March 2009 Edition

Genesis named 2009 Cars.com New Car of the Year

Named “Consumer Digest’s Best Buy”

Awarded the 5-Star Crash Test Rating by the National Highway traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program

“Hyundai proves it’s a Master of Luxury with the Genesis” – USA Today

Top 5 Luxury Vehicle by NADAguides.com

Consumer Reports’ top-rated “Upscale Sedan”

Consumer’s Guide gave the Genesis a “Recommended” stamp of approval for Premium Large Cars

Named “Best Car Buy” for 2009 by NADA for Top Luxury Cars

About.com named Genesis “Best New Car of 2009” in the 3rd Annual Best New Car List

Received a J.D. Power and Associates 2009 Appeal Award

Named AutoPacific 2009 Ideal Vehicle Award Winner

Named AutoPacific 2009 Vehicle Satisfaction Award Winner

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HYUNDAI GENESIS COUPE

Named a 2010 Top 10 Fast-Lane Four Cylinder by Kbb.com

Rang in at number five on CarsDirect’s Top Ten Cars of the Decade Countdown

Named a Best New Car in About.com Cars’ annual Best New Cars List for 2010

World Champion driver Rhys Millen placed second in Round One of the Long Beach Formula DRIFT Championship with the Red Bull Hyundai Genesis Coupe

Named by MarketWatch as Car of the Year, in tie with Volkswagen GTI

Jalopnik, one of the edgiest, most provocative automotive enthusiast sites around names the Genesis Coupe to its list of the BEST 10 Cars for 2009

Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 Track w/navigation was recognized by CNET as an Editors’ Choice for September 2009

Popular Mechanics honored the all-new Genesis Coupe with a 2010 Automotive Excellence Award in the “Fun to Drive” category

Named one of the 10 “Most Fun Clunker Replacements” by Kbb.com

Kbb.com names the Genesis Coupe to its Top Tax Refund Cars list, which recognized the sleekest and sportiest new coupes and convertibles

Named “Just for Fun Car of the Year” by Motherproof.com

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HYUNDAI TUCSON

Named 2010 Road Trip Vehicle of the Year by Thule

2010 Vehicle Satisfaction Award for the Compact Crossover SUV by AutoPacific

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance recognizes the Tucson as “Best New Small Car” for 2010

Earns Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s “Top Safety Pick”

2010 Tucson receives Insure.com’s “Low Cost Car Insurance Award”

Intellichoice and AutoPacific honored Tucson with a 2009 Motorist Choice Award in the Compact Crossover SUV category for its top scores on ownership satisfaction and overall value

Named a Best Car Buy for 2009 by NADAguides.com in the Top Crossovers (under $21,000) category

“2010 Tucson delivers better fuel economy and more power than competitors” HyundaiUSA.com

Named “Best Deal for Weekend Athletes” in Cars.com’s first annual Lifestyle Awards

Highest Initial Quality in Compact Multi-Activity Vehicle Segment – J.D. Power and Associates

Kelley Blue Book’s Top 10 New Back-to-School Car

Awarded the 5-star Crash Test Rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program

“Recommended” by Consumer Reports

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HYUNDAI VERACRUZ

Named 2009 Best Bet in the SUV and Crossover category by Cars.com

Named “Recommended Buy” by Consumer Reports, April 2010

Motor Trend Magazine declares that the Veracruz “beats” Lexus RX350 in head to head comparison

Named “2009 Best Bet” by Cars.com

Top Safety Pick in the midsize SUV segment from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Named “Best Value SUV” in the 14th annual Northwest Sport Utility Vehicle of the Year Competition by the Northwest Automotive Press Association

5-star Crash Rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Received “Editors’ Choice” award by MSN Autos

Voted “A HIT” in U.S. News and World Report’s “Hits and Misses” article

Named “a winner” by Cars.com

Best All Weather SUV – $25,000 – $35,000 by the New England Motor Press Association

Named a “Top Safety” pick on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s list of safest new vehicles in the mid-size SUV segment

Made the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety list
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HYUNDAI EQUUS

“Top Safety Pick”, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (April 2011)

“Car of the Month”, NADAGuides (April 2011)

“Best New Vehicle”, Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association (March 2011)

“A Top 10 Summer Sizzler”, Kbb.com (July 2010)

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