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Hyundai Motor Takes No.1 Spot in CarMD's Vehicle Health Index in US

2015.12.28 07:00:00 No. 5390


- Hyundai Earns Top Ranking with Lowest Average Repair Costs  

December 28, 2015 –Hyundai announces today that it was named No. 1 in CarMD’s Vehicle Index Manufacturer & Vehicle Reliability Rankings for its leadership in vehicle dependability. Hyundai earned this prestigious honor for its lower than average repair costs and very low repair frequency among all carmakers, including Toyota, Honda, Ford Chrysler, Kia, General Motors, Mazda, Nissan and Volkswagen.

“Hyundai earning the top spot in this year’s CarMD Vehicle Health Index shows our commitment to designing vehicles with strong durability, quality and reliability,” said Frank Ferrara, Executive Vice President, Customer Satisfaction, Hyundai Motor America. “When compared with other automakers, Hyundai owners had fewer trips to the repair shop. Furthermore, our pledge to exceptional customer service and owner satisfaction is backed by Hyundai Assurance, offering peace of mind to our owners for vehicle health.”

The CarMD Index ranks the top 10 manufacturers, top 100 vehicles, top three vehicles by vehicle category and common repairs by vehicle make. The 2015 rankings identify the most reliable cars from more than 3,800 different models built over the last 20 years, with analysis of more than 251,000 reported occurrences between October 1, 2014 and September 30, 2015.

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About Hyundai Motor

Established in 1967, Hyundai Motor Company is committed to becoming a lifetime partner in automobiles and beyond. The company, which leads the Hyundai Motor Group, an innovative business structure capable of circulating resources from molten iron to finished cars, offers top-quality best-sellers such as Elantra, Sonata and Genesis. Hyundai Motor has eight manufacturing bases and seven design & technical centers worldwide and in 2014, sold 4.96 million vehicles globally. With almost 100,000 employees worldwide, Hyundai Motor continues to enhance its product line-up with localized models and strives to strengthen its leadership in clean technology, starting with the world’s first mass-produced hydrogen-powered vehicle, ix35 Fuel Cell.

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