The Hyundai i45 (known as Sonata in the U.S.) was recognised as a Best Family Car for 2011 by Parents magazine and Edmunds.com in its annual list of family vehicles.
Car experts from Parents and Edmunds.com scrutinised hundreds of vehicles focusing on safety and reliability as top priorities. The list includes 15 top models – three each in Sedan, Budget, Crossover, Eco-Friendly and Large Car categories. Each new car was judged on safety, performance, interior, exterior and family-friendly features. In addition to professional reviews, editors took into account feedback from parents who own and drive the vehicles every day.
“The Hyundai i45 debuted with an innovative redesign that is both parent and kid-friendly, making it a smart buy for families,” said Oliver Mann, Hyundai Motor Company’s Director of Marketing. “The i45 offers class-leading comfort, 7.6 Litres/100km* fuel economy and advanced standard safety technologies achieving a 5-star ANCAP rating in Australia, making it the perfect midsize sedan for families.”
Hyundai’s i45 car represents a modern approach to the traditional midsize sedan segment by using only advanced four-cylinder engines, stylish design and luxury features. The i45 launched with a Theta II 2.4-litre (GDI) engine and six-speed automatic transmission and is now also available in a 2.0-litre (MPI) engine and six-speed automatic transmission. With a combined fuel consumption of 7.6L/100kms* for the automatic transmission, the 2.0 litre i45 Active becomes the most fuel efficient family cars naturally aspirated petrol engine sedan in the medium segment^, achieving a 4 ½ star Green Vehicle Guide rating~.
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