Awards and Accolades

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  • Received Motorweek's Drivers' Choice Award for Best Subcompact Car
  • Awarded "Best Value in America" for 2012
  • The Hyundai 1.6 Liter Gamma Engine was listed as one of "Ward's 10 Best Engines for 2012"
  • Named by NADA Guides as a "Best Buy" Car
  • The 2012 Accent was given a "Superior" Class Ranking from ACEEE
  • Received a "Lowest Repair Costs" rating from Intellichoice in 2008.


  • Named IIHS Top Safety Pick - 2012 & 2013
  • NHTSA 5-Star Overall Crash Safety Rating - 2013
  • Best of 2012 Pick - The Car Book
  • "It's finally the 2012 Hyundai Azera's turn to shine at the 2011 L.A. Auto Show, and it is sporting an evolution of
    Hyundai's recent Fluidic Sculpture Design theme that looks fresh, expensive, and unmistabeably Hyundai" - Motor Trend
  • named the Azera the "Biggest Surprise."


  • 2014 IIHS Top Safety Pick
  • 2013 IIHS Top Safety Pick
  • 2013 NHTSA 5-Star Overall Crash Safety Rating
  • 2013 ALG Residual Award
  • 2012 & 2011 Named one of Kelley Blue Book's 10 Best Green Cars
  • 2012 Elantra Named Best Value in America by Vincentric
  • 2012 Elantra on the 10 Best Sedans Under $25,000 List by Kelley Blue Book
  • Earned a 2012 Superior Class Ranking from ACEEE Awards
  • Named AOL Autos Best Car Under $20,000 in 2012
  • Highest Model Loyalty in Compact Car Segment by Polk


  • 2013, 2012 & 2011 Genesis Named IIHS Top Safety Pick
  • Most Dependable Midsize Premium Car - J.D. Power and Associates
  • A 2012 10 Best Luxury Car Under $40,000 - Kelley Blue Book
  • A Wards' 10 Best Engines Pick in 2011
  • Genesis Named Best Car of 2009
  • 2010 AutoPacific Best in Class Vehicle Satisfaction
  • Named a MotorTrend America's Top Car in 2009


  • 2013, 2012 & 2011 Santa Fe Named IIHS Top Safety Pick
  • Earned the Kelley Blue Book Total Cost of Ownership Award for 2012 in the Crossover Segment
  • Rated One of the Least Expensive Cars to Insure by
  • A Best Bet
  • Received 5-Star Crash Test Rating by the NHTSA New Car Assessment Program
  • Received a Smartchoice Ownership Award from Intellichoice
  • ALG Residual Award


  • NHTSA 5 Star Crash Test Rating in 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011
  • IIHS Top Safety Pick - 2013 and 2012
  • A 2012 10 Best Sedans Under $25,000 Pick by Kelley Blue Book
  • 2012 Sonata Named A Best Bets of 2012 by the Car Book
  • Received 2012 & 2011 Driver's Choice Award for Best Family Sedan
  • A 2011 Total Quality Award Winner for Strategic Vision's Mid-Size Car Segment
  • Named King of the Automotive Conquests by R.L. Polk
  • 2012 Sonata Named to the ACEEE Greener Choices List - 7th Year in a Row
  • Kelley Blue Book 2012 Total Cost of Ownership Award Winner in Midsize Car Segment


  • IIHS Top Safety Pick - 2013, 2012 and 2011
  • Listed as One of the Top Ten Cars with Best Resale Value by Kelley Blue Book
  • Received a 2012 Best Bets Award from The Car Book
  • Named on the 10 Most Fuel-Efficient SUV/Crossover list by Kelley Blue Book
  • Received a 2012 Best Value in America Award from Vincentric


  • 2013 Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own Award
  • Earmed a 2012 Good Design Award from Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design
  • Veloster Received Autobytel's 2012 Car of the Year Award
  • A 2012 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000 Pick by Kelley Blue Book
  • Veloster's 1.6 Liter Gamma Engine named to Wards' 10 Best Engines List
  • Named One of's 10 Best Cars of 2012
  • 2012 Veloster Named Bloombeerg's Best Economy Car


  • Earned a 5-Star Crash Test Rating in 2010
  • A 2009 IIHS Top Safety Pick
  • Named the 2009 Veracruz a Best Bet in SUV Crossover
  • Rated #1 Large Crossover SUV in Auto Pacific's Vehicle Satisfaction Awards
  • Named the Smartchoice Repair vehicle by Intellichoice
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