Hyundai Sonata Quality: Most Dependable Midsize Car
J.D. Power and Associates have awarded the Hyundai Sonata mid-size sedan the prestigious award of most dependable midsize car in their 2013 Vehicle Dependability Study.
The sependability study put the 2013 Sonata at the top of its class, beating out a number of leading competitors in the process.
The all new Hyundai Sonata delivers great fuels efficiency, innovative technological features like the Blue Link infortainments system, and the signature fluidic sculpture design.
The US-built Sonata sedan is coming off a big 2012 where it set a new sales record, surpassing 225,000 units sold.
The 2013 model year for the Sonata car sees Hyundai build on the success of the vehicle by adding more features and advanced technology.
The improved fuel efficiency and lower emissions found in the 2013 Hyundai Sonata are due in large part to the original 2,4L Theta II four-cylinder engine with a gasoline sirect-injection -GDI fuel delivery system.
The Sonata has set the bar for the midsize sedan market with sleek design, incredible interior comforts, funtionality, and all at an affordable price.
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The J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study takes into account problems that owners experience with their vehicles in the previous 12 months.
Those owners need to have had the car for the three years since its relese (2010), with 202 specific issues grouped in 8 vehicle systems.
The results of the car quality study are pulled from industry insights, model rankings of each individual segment, and name plate rankings.
The lower the score a car receives the better, with the dependability determined by the number of problems experienced per 100 cars.