The 2013 Hyundai Genesis and Veloster came in ahead of the pack in the Aspirational Luxury Car and Sporty Car categories respectively in the 2013 AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA).
The survey is conducted to judge the satisfaction level the owner has with their car.
AutoPacific’s VSAs use 51 different vehicle attributes to arrive at the customer satisfaction level.
Those attributes include everything from fuel economy to comfort and all point in between.
The Southern California-based automotive research firm takes into account the input from over 52,000 new car owners.
George Peterson, President, AutoPacific, said that the Genesis winning the prize was proof that Hyundai had joined the big leagues.
He pointed out that the Genesis had beaten out all the other Aspirational Luxury Cars in all but one of the last five years, proving that the car was an excellent choice for consumers looking for a luxury vehicle at an affordable price.
Peterson also spoke about the Veloster, claiming that its sporty design and aggressive styling were a hit with consumers. He also said that the attractive price point of the Veloster helped it score big with customers, landing it a ton of positive reviews.
2013 Genesis, Veloster Coupe
The 2013 Hyundai Genesis features a highly-advanced V8 engine with Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CWT), dual asymmetrical chrome exhaust tips, LED tail lights and a leather-wrapped steering wheel with integrated audio controls.
The 2013 Veloster features a three door design along with an all-new turbo model, with a new 1.6-liter, 201 horsepower, direct-injected twin-scroll turbocharged engine, aggressive bodykit and unique 18-inch alloy wheels.
There are a host of advanced safety features to be found in both vehicles.
Hyundai’s Assurance Connected Care
They also both come with Assurance Connected Care powered by the Hyundai’s Blue Link telematics platform.
The Assurance Connected Care package consists of a suite of safety and car features that give Hyundai owners free services that include automatic collision notification, SOS emergency assistance, enhanced roadside assistance, monthly vehicle diagnostics reports and maintenance alerts.
Scott Margason, director, Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America, said that the AutoPacific VSA’s are a sure sign that Hyundai is continuing to deliver when it comes to making the customer happy.
He expressed delight that both the Genesis and Veloster did well, showing that customers were delighted with the decision to buy the vehicles.