westernkicks
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Kelley Blue Book recognizes four Hyundai models as top eco-friendly cars for Earth Day 2017

Sat May 06, 2017 10:49 pm

This is not a big surprise as being the most eco friendly cars has been a large goal for them.. Congrats anyways:)

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Kelley Blue Book recognizes four Hyundai models as top eco-friendly cars for Earth Day 2017
April 19, 2017

Ahead of Earth Day 2017, Hyundai’s 2017 Sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) models and 2017 Ioniq Hybrid and Electric models have been recognized by Kelley Blue Book as some of the top eco-friendly vehicles on the market. Both the Sonata and Ioniq were included in the Top 10 Best Hybrid Cars under $40,000, while the Sonata PHEV and Ioniq Electric were recognized as top five at the same price point in their respective categories.
Kelley Blue Book recognized the Sonata and Ioniq Hybrid models for driver experience and performance, highlighting the Sonata’s interior as “one of the segment’s best designed and most practical,” while it commended the Ioniq for its class-leading efficiency, as well as handling and braking. The Sonata PHEV’s leading warranty was recognized in its ranking and the company also highlighted the affordability for the all-electric Ioniq.
“Our commitment to the future of eco-friendly driving doesn’t mean we’re just building a lot of environmentally-friendly cars, but that we make the entire experience of these cars better,” said Brandon Ramirez, senior group manager, product planning, Hyundai Motor America. “From interior comfort to affordability to performance, we look beyond just fuel economy to create an enjoyable ownership experience and smooth the transition into a more ecological way of driving.”
“With these rankings our experts inform consumers and the industry of the best environmental and economic values among eco-friendly vehicles,” said Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director and executive market analyst for Kelley Blue Book. “Hyundai’s strong showing on these rankings indicates the company’s dedication to developing advanced environmentally friendly cars and letting a wider array of consumers access them.”

meghb
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Re: Kelley Blue Book recognizes four Hyundai models as top eco-friendly cars for Earth Day 2017

Sun May 07, 2017 9:22 am

I appreciate their point of view. To be a top quality eco-friendly car, the company has to think about the customers too. If customers do not accept the car, it won't be top at anything despite its environment-friendly features. Thumbs up to Hyundai for focusing on that point.

Tessy
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Re: Kelley Blue Book recognizes four Hyundai models as top eco-friendly cars for Earth Day 2017

Wed May 10, 2017 3:39 am

meghb wrote:I appreciate their point of view. To be a top quality eco-friendly car, the company has to think about the customers too. If customers do not accept the car, it won't be top at anything despite its environment-friendly features. Thumbs up to Hyundai for focusing on that point.


I liked it too. It was a real warm and fuzzy. I feel torn on the eco friendly awards and credits etc because even though the end product is so much better for the environment I am still slowly researching how the production and manufacturing all the way back to the harvesting and beginning stages happen to ensure I it really is eco friendly

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