Small SUV Awarded for its Outstanding Styling and Versatility
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 15, 2016 – Hyundai’s award-winning 2016 Tucson continues to impress automotive journalists around the country, being named a winner in AAA’s Top Vehicle Picks for 2016. Taking home the award in the small SUV category, the Tucson received praise for its design, versatility and incredible value proposition.
“The 2016 Tucson represents a massive step forward for Hyundai in the small SUV category,” said Jim Prueter, automotive journalist, AAA. “The car’s design is guaranteed to turn heads, and with a massive selection of standard equipment, the vehicle delivers excellent value to customers.”
Top Picks are announced in the January/February issue of Highroads magazine. The list aims to help guide consumers shopping for their next ride. To be eligible for list consideration, Top Picks must be available for sale to the public no later than January 2016 and fall under a base-price cap of $70,000. Vehicles selected for the list are reviewed by AAA Arizona auto expert Jim Prueter, who has provided reviews and advice about cars for more than 20 years.
“Hyundai’s commitment to delivering style, convenience and safety is at the center of our product lineup,” said Mike O’Brien, vice president, corporate and product planning, Hyundai Motor America. “Tucson gives growing families a selection of powertrains to fit their lifestyle, with the versatility that all families require, while knowing that safety and convenience have been added in tandem.”
The all-new 2016 Hyundai Tucson offers bold, athletic exterior styling, a pair of fuel-efficient drivetrains and a roomy, well-appointed interior. It is engineered with advanced safety features, including a Lane Departure Warning system, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist, Backup Warning Sensors and Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB). The 2016 Tucson also earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS’s) 2016 TOP SAFETY PICK+ designation.
HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA
Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company 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 three years 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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