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Hyundai Ties for the Most Combined IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ and TOP SAFETY PICK Awards for 2020

- Hyundai Motor America Now Offers 9 TOP SAFETY PICK / TOP SAFETY PICK+ Models in the U.S. Market, One of the Most Prolific Top Safety Pick-Awarded Brands in the Industry

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 13, 2020 – The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced that Hyundai tied for the most combined TOP SAFETY PICK+ and TOP SAFETY PICK-rated vehicles in the automotive industry today. Hyundai has nine award-winning vehicles.

The Hyundai Nexo is one of six TOP SAFETY PICK+ winners not sold with anything other than good-rated headlights. A good rating means headlights provide the best balance of visibility and lack of excessive glare for drivers of oncoming vehicles. Eight other Hyundai models won TOP SAFETY PICK awards.

Hyundai’s TOP SAFETY PICK award winning SUVs are:

• Hyundai Kona with optional front crash protection and specific headlights
• Hyundai Tucson with optional front crash protection and specific headlights
• Hyundai Palisade with specific headlights
• Hyundai Santa Fe with specific headlights

“Our SmartSense safety features and advanced vehicle platforms offer something that our owners and new car shoppers really want,” said Andy Freels, president, Hyundai America Technical Center. “Hyundai and its engineering teams continue to make vehicles even safer by prioritizing cutting-edge safety. With Hyundai SmartSense features like Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Driver Attention Warning, Blind-Spot Collision Warning, Lane Keeping Assist and more, our latest vehicles deliver tools to ensure trust.”