Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)
Hyundai Model Gets Thumbs Up; Consumer Groups Have Placed the I45 in the Top Five Most Researched New Models in the US
IN 2010, Hyundai Motor Company's ground-breaking new i45 received numerous awards and accolades from the international motoring media, leading online industry directories, design institutes, safety associations and, the toughest of all critics ... consumers.
Consumer groups have repeatedly indicated high interest in i45; placing it in the top five most researched new models in the United States' largest automotive vehicle valuation company, the respected Kelley Blue Book.
The i45's outstanding performance has not gone unnoticed. i45 has repeatedly been recognised as class-leading.
Across numerous comparison tests the i45 delivered excellent results, with outright wins from Edmunds.com, Car & Driver magazine, USA Today and Wheels Magazine, all rating i45 as No.1 in its class for on-road performance and driver experience.
With a standard suite of safety features including Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Hillstart Assist Control (HAC) and a total of six airbags fitted as standard across the range, i45 has received a five-star safety rating, from both the NHTSA and ANCAP safety associations.
The USA's Insurance Institute for Highway Safety also selected i45 as its CyTop Safety Pick' for 2010.
Another cornerstone of the Hyundai brand is ensuring industry-leading technology is affordable to everyone.
Recognition has been received for affordability from leading publications; the US News, Sports Auto and TopSpeed magazines among others. …