2011 HYUNDAI ELANTRA RATED “BEST REVIEWED” BY CONSUMERSEARCH.COM FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 17, 2011 –
ConsumerSearch.com, a Web site that recommends the best products based on an analysis of expert and user-generated consumer product reviews, rated the 2011 Hyundai Elantra
as its “Best Reviewed” economy sedan. Elantra leads a wave of four Hyundai models that achieve 40 miles-per-gallon highway fuel economy standard, and tops the competitive compact sedan segment. Coupled with modern design, outstanding quality and high-tech content at an outstanding price point, it’s no surprise that Elantra sales have jumped 89 percent year-to-date.
“The completely redesigned 2011 Hyundai Elantra represents such a big improvement over its predecessor that it has become the best-reviewed economy sedan available,” said ConsumerSearch editors. “Reviewers are unequivocal in their adoration of the Elantra's distinctive styling, good ride, upscale options, high-quality interior and exceptional fuel efficiency. It is the combination of these qualities, paired with very competitive pricing that makes it a reviewer favorite.”
ConsumerSearch took a variety of reviews into consideration during its Best Reviewed vehicle selection, including comments from Autoblog.com, Automobile Magazine
, Detroit News
, About.com and Edmunds.com.
“The 2011 Hyundai Elantra offers a superior combination of fuel efficiency, value, quality, performance and comfort,” said Brandon Ramirez, senior manager of product planning, Hyundai Motor America. “Elantra is at the core of Hyundai’s fuel economy strategy and truly stands out in the competitive compact segment with ‘class-above’ mid-size car interior volume, a new 1.8-liter ‘Nu’ engine mated to a six-speed manual or automatic transmission with an EPA estimated 40 mpg highway and a low starting price point of $14,945.”
The 2011 Elantra represents a modern approach to the traditional compact sedan segment featuring a sleek style, advanced safety features, and standard 40 mpg highway fuel economy. Inside the Elantra, customers find Hyundai’s expertise in interior packaging, leading-edge design and craftsmanship. Interior premium features include pushbutton start, leather seating surfaces, seven-inch navigation system with rearview camera, 360-watt premium audio system, and side mirrors with turn signal indicators. Heated seats are available in the front and the rear, a segment first.
For more information and the complete list of ConsumerSearch.com’s Best Reviewed vehicles, visit: http://www.consumersearch.com/economy-cars
. 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 800 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 warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile power train warranty, 5-years of complimentary Roadside Assistance and the Hyundai Trade-in Value Guarantee.