COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 20, 2012 –For the second year in a row, Hyundai won the best Popular Certified Pre-Owned program in IntelliChoice’s 14th Annual Certified Pre-Owned Awards. As part of the Motor Trend Automotive Group, IntelliChoice is a leading provider of automotive cost and value analysis, providing consumers with the important information they need to make a well-informed, pre-owned vehicle purchase.

“Hyundai showed considerable strength in the Warranty and Inspection areas, receiving a 100 percent Inspection score and finishing with the second-highest Warranty score,” said Eric Anderson, ownership database supervisor, IntelliChoice. “Their leadership in those categories helped earn them the top ranking for popular brand certified pre-owned programs.”

Programs were evaluated in terms of nine different features that consumers identified as being the most valuable to their decision-making process. They are: extended manufacturer warranties, title verification certification, inspection process, roadside assistance, special financing, return/exchange policies, program and dealer compliance, cost of ownership and market penetration. Manufacturers were separated into two categories – Premium and Popular – reflecting the overall brand image and price. Hyundai competed in the Popular category alongside 15 other brands like Chrysler, Ford and Honda.

“We’re honored to receive this award for the second year in a row,” said Steve Flood, director, Sales Planning and Retail Operations, Hyundai Motor America. “Customer care has always been a top priority for Hyundai. We listen to our customers and work with them on a personal level to ensure we’re offering them the best warranty and maintenance services. This level of commitment, along with the confidence we have in our products, allows us to offer one of the best certified pre-owned programs in the auto industry.”

Hyundai’s pre-owned program and pre-owned warranty provide buyers with an added level of comfort and satisfaction with their vehicle purchase. Hyundai’s enhanced Certified Pre-Owned vehicle program provides buyers with:

  • 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty (from original in-service date)
  • 150-point inspection
  • Roadside assistance
  • Rental car coverage (up to $35/day for up to 10 days per occurrence)
  • Towing coverage (up to $75 per occurrence)
  • Travel breakdown coverage (for breakdowns more than 100 miles from home, up to $75 per occurrence)
  • 90-days of no-charge XM satellite radio
  • Complimentary CARFAX® Vehicle History Reports™

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