COSTA MESA, Calif., October 31, 2012 – Batter up! The bases are loaded with Hyundais as the 2013 Sonata, Genesis Sedan and Genesis Coupe all recently earned spots among Consumers Digest’s 2013 Automotive Best Buys. With value in mind, Consumers Digest ‘Best Buy’ ratings are based on behind-the-wheel assessment, safety ratings, ownership costs, warranty, price, comfort, ergonomics, styling and amenities. For the 2013 model year, 43 cars, pickups, minivans, sport-utility vehicles and hybrids were selected out of 240 models.
“We are honored to have three vehicles named as ‘Best Buys’ by Consumers Digest,” said Scott Margason, director, Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America. “The Sonata, Genesis Coupe and Genesis Sedan are outstanding examples of vehicles that not only deliver stellar performance and design but provide high residual values.”
The Sonata’s impressive performance, good fuel economy and comfortable interior earned its third Best Buy in a row among Family Cars (2013, 2012 and 2011 model years). The award-winning Genesis Sedan picked up its fifth Best Buy recommendation in a row in the Luxury Cars segment (2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009 model years), as a value-packed alternative to large Japanese and European sedans and the Genesis Coupe nabbed its first Best Buy in the Sporty Cars division for its ride and handling qualities and lively power among others.
For 50 years, Consumers Digest has prided itself as a go-to source for high-quality editorial content giving readers behind-the-scenes perspectives, in-depth research and strategic insight on a variety of topics, including automotive.
The Best Buy Seal and other licensed materials are registered certification marks and trademarks of Consumers Digest Communications, LLC, used under license. For award information, visit ConsumersDigest.com.
ABOUT CONSUMERS DIGEST
Consumers Digest routinely provides readers with a wealth of behind-the-scenes perspective, in-depth research and strategic insight on a variety of hot topics. The world-class information source continues to raise the bar in terms of producing high-quality editorial content providing practical advice, factual evaluations and specific recommendations across an extremely broad spectrum of products and services. Consumers Digest magazine remains available on newsstands throughout the United States, in addition to its worldwide availability online at ConsumersDigest.com
HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA
Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 800 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty, and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance.