The 2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring Named Top Family Car by KBB
The leading source of new car and used car information, Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com names 2010 Elantra Touring as one of the Top 10 Family Cars.
This survey means Hyundai’s Elantra Touring was considered by kbb.com editors as one of the very best of the best automobiles for families in 2010.
There are so many new car models, trends and concepts that continue to emerge in the US automobile market. Beyond new designs and technological features, however, the needs of the typical American family remain constant.
Families in the United States buy their cars based on the automobile’s safety, capable versatility, value, and economical factors. Eventually, the 2010 Hyundai Elantra meets these considerations.
According to Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director and executive market analyst for kbb.com, sporting a roomy and flexible cargo area, a slew of safety features, an outstanding warranty and a low starting price, one could make a case for the 2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring as the most family-friendly small car out there. It’s also easy on gas and not afraid to have a little fun.
The Top 10 New Family Cars were judged by Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com according to a vehicle’s resale value, fuel efficiency, capability and child-friendliness. Other vehicles that made the list of Top 10 Family Cars are the Ford Taurus, Honda Accord Crosstour, Chevrolet Equinox and Subaru Outback.
The modern, stylish, fun and sleek-looking 5-door 2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring offers unique features in the compact segment, which includes a standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC), as well as other safety technologies that are unique for its class.
It attracts the financially savvy car owner with loads of standard equipment and features such as air conditioning, MP3 audio system with 6 speakers and iPod/USB and MP3 auxiliary input jacks, power windows, heated mirrors, remote keyless entry with alarm and a cooled glove compartment as well as a number of other compartments.
“The Elantra Touring is a fun-to-drive, functional five-door that raises the bar in value, safety and quality,” declared the Elantra Touring product manager of Hyundai Motor America, Brandon Ramirez. “The array of standard safety and convenience features, coupled with an outstanding warranty and unbeatable price point make this car the perfect model for any family.”
The agile Elantra Touring makes use of modified dampers, stiffer springs and sturdier stabilizers in order to reduce body roll and improve cornering. It was designed for the open road. To reduce the usual vibration, noise and harshness, its 2.0-liter engine is supported by hydraulic motor mounts and delivers about 31 miles per gallon on the open road. It generates 138 hp and 136 pound-feet of torque. The Elantra Touring is a certified Ultra-Low-Emissions Vehicle (ULEV).
The 2010 Elantra Touring packs power, elegance in design, fuel efficiency and safety. The National Highway Safety Administration assessed Hyundai Elantra’s ESC (Electronic Stability Control) as the most important vehicle innovation in safety next to the invention of the seatbelt. The ESC has been designed to save hundreds of lives. It works in connection with Traction Control System that features a computer-controlled brake for each wheel to prevent skidding and guarantee better traction. [Source: Hyundai]