Model Recognized in Competitive Segment for Standout Value and Fuel Economy
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 31, 2015 – For the third year in a row, the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport was named a 10 Best SUV Under $25,000 by Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com. The Santa Fe Sport was recognized for its Blue Link capabilities, stylish exterior design, panoramic sunroof, heated seats and Hyundai’s renowned warranty guarantee. The automotive experts of KBB.com evaluated the vehicles in this segment to determine the 10 Best.
“In 2014, compact SUVs became the best-selling vehicle category in the country and the Santa Fe family took advantage of this with sales up 21 percent,” said Mike O’Brien, vice president of corporate and product planning, Hyundai Motor America. “With high consumer demand of compact SUVs continuing this year, the Santa Fe Sport stands out for its class-leading design, outstanding quality, great utility and advanced technologies like BlueLink – all raising the driving experience for its owners.”
The 2015 model year Hyundai Santa Fe Sport has been engineered with steering enhancements and designed with more standard conveniences to make it a well-rounded sport vehicle. Already known for its world-class handling, the revised electric power steering system delivers a superior steering feel, and also features a retuned “Sport” setting that is supported by an updated 32-bit microprocessor. The 2015 Santa Fe is also equipped with Hyundai’s Power Hands-Free Liftgate with Auto Open, an innovative mechanism that helps owners when their hands are full.
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 820 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.
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