IIHS names Genesis sedan a Top Safety Pick
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) named Hyundai Genesis sedan the “TOP SAFETY PICK”. To qualify for a Top Safety Pick, a vehicle must earn the highest safety rating of in the Institute’s crash tests ( front, side, and rear crash tests) and be equipped with ESC.
The 2009 Hyundai Genesis did just that. It earned a “good” (the highest ranking awarded by the Institute) overall evaluation in front, side impact, frontal offset and rear crash tests.
“Hyundai is committed to standardizing the most effective life-saving technologies and Genesis sedan is no exception,” said Michael Deitz, product planning manager for the Hyundai Genesis sedan” told Michael Deitz, product planning manager for the Hyundai Genesis sedan.
“From the debut of Hyundais first electronic active head restraint system which helps prevent whiplash, to standard Electronic Stability Control, the most effective new safety technology since the seatbelt, Genesis was designed with safety in mind.” added Michael.
The TOP SAFETY PICK status is applicable for all 2009 Genesis models built after November 2008.