CHICAGO, Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com, the premier online resource for buying and selling new and used cars, has awarded the 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe the site's "Family Car of the Year" award. The award was given to the Santa Fe at the annual Cars.com Best of Awards during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
"The Santa Fe has been a Cars.com Family Car of the Year contender two years in a row," said Kristin Varela, Cars.com's Chief Mom. "In 2014, its smaller sibling, the Santa Fe Sport was our Family Car of the Year. This year, we chose the 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe because it fits big families like a glove and does so with style. It is full of family-friendly features, and all at a reasonable price."
Other nominees for the "Family Car of the Year" were the 2015 Dodge Durango and the 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport.
"In addition to being our Family Car of the Year, the 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe was also the winner of the Cars.com/USA Today/MotorWeek 3-Row SUV Challenge, beating out six other competitors," said Varela.
Other awards announced at the Cars.com Best of 2015 Awards Show included:
- 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Best of 2015
- 2015 Chevrolet Colorado: Best Pickup Truck of 2015
- 2015 Volkswagen Passat TDI: Eco-Friendly Car of the Year
- 2015 Land Rover Range Rover: Luxury Car of the Year
- 2015 Porsche 911: Play Car of the Year
For more information on the "Family Car of the Year" or any other Cars.com awards, visit www.cars.com/awards.
Launched in 1998 and owned by Gannett Co. (NYSE: GCI), Cars.com is an award-recognized online destination for car shoppers that offers information from experts and consumers to help buyers formulate opinions on what to buy, where to buy and how much to pay for a car. With over 30 million monthly visits to its web properties, Cars.com offers thousands of new and used vehicle listings, expert and consumer reviews, side-by-side comparison and build and price tools, photo galleries, videos, unbiased editorial content and many other resources. Cars.com puts millions of car buyers in control of their shopping process with the information they need to make stress-free buying decisions.