2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Receives Long-Term Ownership Value Award from Kelley Blue Book

CHICAGO, Ill. Feb. 7, 2019 – Building upon its recent awards for innovative design, the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe is also a recipient of the 2019 Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own Award for the mid-size SUV/crossover (2-row) class. The award was presented at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. 

The lowest-projected ownership costs of new vehicles and brands are based on Kelley Blue Book’s 5-Year Cost-to-Own data for new cars for the initial five-year ownership period. This data takes into consideration seven factors: depreciation, expected fuel costs, finance and insurance fees, maintenance and repair costs, and state fees.

“We are very proud of our new Santa Fe winning this award from the industry leader, Kelley Blue Book,” said Scott Margason, director, Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America. “For the Santa Fe, this award is yet another indication that the all-new 2019 model has outstanding value and is a vehicle our customers can rely on for many years.”

The Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own Awards help shoppers make more informed new-car buying decisions by breaking down typical ownership cost details and naming the brands and models with the lowest projected five-year total.  


Hyundai Motor America is focused on delivering an outstanding customer experience grounded in design leadership, engineering excellence, and exceptional value in every vehicle we sell. Hyundai’s technology-rich product lineup of cars, SUVs, and alternative-powered electric and fuel cell vehicles is backed by Hyundai Assurance — our promise to deliver peace of mind to our customers. Hyundai vehicles are sold and serviced through more than 830 dealerships nationwide, and the majority sold in the U.S. are built at U.S. manufacturing facilities, including Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama. Hyundai Motor America is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, and is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea.

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2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Receives Long-Term Ownership Value Award from Kelley Blue Book
Feb 7, 2019

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Receives Long-Term Ownership Value Award from Kelley Blue Book

From left to right: Eric Ibara, Director of Residual Values and 5-Year Cost to Own, Kelley Blue Book; Erika Fiore, Associate Vice President of Enterprise Media Solutions, Cox Automotive; Brandon Ramirez, Senior Group Manager, Product Public Relations, Hyundai Motor America and Brett Nanigian, Senior Director of Vehicle Valuations and Data, Kelley Blue Book

Added: Feb 7, 2019 | ID : 35726

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