FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2017 Hyundai Sonata has been awarded the U.S. News & World Report accolade for "Best Midsize Car for the Money," making this the second time in three years a Hyundai vehicle has won the award. The Sonata's nomination was shared by 18 other foreign and domestic midsize sedans in one of the industry's most competitive fields.
The publication recognized the Sonata for its impressive quality and versatility, highlighting its spacious interior and noted that "usable technology litters the Sonata's lengthy list of standard and optional features." Other features highlighted included a larger trunk than most competitors and "one of the lowest starting prices in the class."
"The recognition by U.S. News & World Report highlights our commitment to providing better for our customers," said Brandon Ramirez, senior group manager, Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America. "From technology to driver experience to overall performance, we are proud to have the Sonata represent the standard of value in this class."
U.S. News creates its rankings by combining quality and value data into a composite score to provide an unbiased comparison of each vehicle to its competitors. The consensus rankings of each car are regularly updated and serve as an aggregate of the fair and diverse opinions of hundreds of professional auto critics. U.S. News awarded its Best Cars for the Money honors by combining its newly released 2017 car rankings with the total cost of ownership data provided by TrueCar.com.
U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report is a digital news and information company that empowers people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. Focusing on Education, Health, Personal Finance, Travel, Cars and News & Opinion, USNews.com provides consumer advice, rankings, news and analysis to serve people making complex decisions throughout all stages of life. More than 40 million people visit USNews.com each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.
HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA
Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, 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 830 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 limited warranty, Hyundai's 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Blue Link Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for one year with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and In-Vehicle Service Scheduling.
For more details on Hyundai Assurance, please visit www.HyundaiAssurance.com
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SOURCE Hyundai Motor America