Hyundai Elantra Tops Segment In J.D. Power Tech-Experience Study
(9 months ago)
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 22, 2017 : The J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Tech Experience Index StudySM, named the 2017 Hyundai Elantra highest in overall owner experience with vehicle technology in the compact segment.
The study measures owner experience for usage and interaction with driver-centric vehicle technology. The Elantra outperformed the competition in its segment, ranking highest in entertainment, connectivity and smartphone mirroring, as well as scoring high in collision protection and driving assistance.
"How we interact with vehicle technology continues to be a key consideration when buying a car across all vehicle categories," said Manish Mehrotra, director, digital business planning and connected operations, Hyundai Motor America. "Our focus on creating a better owner and driver experience is evident in the Elantra, from safety features like Lane Departure Warning and Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) to advanced infotainment items like compatibility with Android AutoTM and Apple CarPlayTM."
The award-winning Hyundai Elantra now has six different trims to fit every shopper's personality and pocketbook. The Elantra includes a number of advanced safety technologies that encourage good driving habits such as Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and Lane Change Assist, Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Keep Assist and Smart Cruise Control, and seven standard airbags including a driver's knee airbag. Hyundai is also going a step further by offering three years of updated complimentary Blue Link Connected Care services for available 2018 Hyundai vehicles. Blue Link services include Blue Link Connected Care a suite of safety and car care features providing Hyundai owners with services such as Automatic Collision Notification, SOS Emergency Assistance, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Monthly Vehicle Health Reports, and Maintenance Alerts.