Three of Hyundai’s Australian lineup are among the five final nominations for Australia’s Best Car awards to be presented for the year 2012. Hyundai i30 hatchback, their new Santa Fe SUV and the iMax people mover have been nominated in their respective categories. I30 is in the under $35k segment while Santa Fe is in the over $40k category. While for the two later models this is the first time of nomination, Hyundai i30 has been a four time winner in Australia’s Best Car awards.
While in earlier 4 times, Hyundai i30 was a sure shot winner, this year round it competes with the Elantra Active. i30 ranks best in its class, is a safe, economical, high performance and stylish vehicle and is offered with a five year unlimited kilometer warranty with low running and repair costs. Santa Fe Elite was recently launched in Australia and also has all the attributes of a winner specially where space, comforts and conveniences are concerned.
iMax diesel is a people mover and has been a winner in this category in the past five years since it was launched. It showcases a practical design, high level of functionality and low operating costs. This 8 seater also offers plenty of leg and head space for its occupants along with improved luggage space in its hold.
ABC Awards are presented by Australian Automobile Association and has tested over 300 vehicles in 15 categories assessing vehicles on value for Money, Design and Function and On Road Performance. Judges are experienced individuals with over 30 years of motor industry experience who have reviewed these vehicle before coming up with their final listings.