2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell a Finalist for ‘Green SUV of the Year’

2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell

2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell

The 2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell is in the running for Green SUV of the Year!  Hyundai this week announced the first mass-produced fuel cell vehicle ever available for lease is one of the finalists for the Green Car Journal award.  Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal and CarsOfChange.com, says, “SUVs and crossover vehicles are an important part of the automotive landscape, serving the needs of a wide-ranging demographic, including families, recreational and sports enthusiasts, and really anyone needing the functionality and versatility this kind of vehicle offers.  It’s imperative that these vehicles also offer greater efficiency and improved environmental impact, something the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell clearly accomplishes.”  The winner will be crowned at the Washington Auto Show in the nation’s capitol in January.

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Hyundai Equus Earns Motorist Choice Award Honors… Again

Hyundai Equus

Hyundai Equus

Ask drivers and they’ll tell you their most popular luxury lifestyle vehicle is the Hyundai Equus. That’s according to the more 92,000 drivers polled by AutoPacific and Intellichoice to arrive at this year’s Motorists Choice Award winner. Drivers say they appreciate the low cost of owning an Equus over time. That and an overall sense of satisfaction with their Equus earned the luxury sedan Motorist Choice Award top honors for the third year in a row. “The Motorist Choice Awards are meaningful because they are based on the feedback of new car owners,” said Mike O’Brien, vice president of corporate and product planning, Hyundai Motor America. “This accolade is a further testament to Hyundai’s commitment in creating, developing and delivering products like the Equus that creates a new top tier in terms of customer experience and luxury car ownership.”

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2014 Kia Forte Named to WardsAuto List of “10 Best Interiors”

2014 Kia Forte

2014 Kia Forte

Maybe it’s not the first part of a vehicle you inspect when considering purchase but there’s no denying the interior design and comfort are important. So important, in fact, that WardsAuto puts together a list of the ten vehicles whose inside jobs are most well done. This year, the list of the “10 Best Interiors of 2013” includes the all-new 2014 Kia Forte! “The Kia Forte demonstrates how far compact-car interiors have come in a short time,” said WardsAuto World ececutive editor Tom Murphy. $Starting at $15,900 the Forte has the lowest base price in the segment. And yet it delivers premium features – from a straightforward and intuitive communication system to the brilliant door trim resembling the layered gills of a shark – that are sure to surprise and delight car shoppers.”

2014 Kia Forte interior

2014 Kia Forte interior

The 2014 Forte is offered in two trim levels both of which include Bluetooth wireless technology, Sirius Satellite Radio, chrome accents easy to read instruments, and pleasingly soft materials. Look for the all-new Forte to arrive at Butler Kia in the near future.

Source: http://www.kia.com