Who would have though that Hyundai cars would be one of the best in less than 50 years of existence in the automotive industry? There was a time when Hyundai borrowed engine, suspension, and design components from Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi.
Established in 1967, Chung Ju-Yung and the Hyundai Motor Company spearheaded the campaign in building reliable, dependable, comfortable, and economical automobiles that will make the whole world think twice in buying other import cars from Japan.
The first Hyundai car was the Pony. Released in 1975, the body was penned by ItalDesign’s Giorgio Giugiaro and the engine, transmission, and suspension was borrowed from Mitsubishi.
Hyundai began exporting the Pony to Canada in 1986. It was a huge sales hit, thanks in large part to the affordable selling price. The Pony quickly became the best selling car in Canada, and was the first ever car to be mass produced by Korea.
The United States had a first taste of Hyundai cars in 1986 with the Excel. The Sonata was introduced to the US market in 1988, this time utilizing homegrown technology.
Today, Hyundai cars are considered to be the best, especially in terms of value for money. American, Japanese, and European car makers can only watch in disdain as Hyundai continues to release new and exciting models in their impressive lineup.
If you are looking for a car that is stylish, dependable, and offers a wide bevy of standard features at a low price, then you should definitely consider a Hyundai. The Korean company is confident enough to offer America’s best warranty, a 10-year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty, along with 24-hour roadside assistance for 5 years.
2012 New Hyundai Cars
The Hyundai Accent is one of the cheapest new cars that money can buy. Starting at a base price of $12,545, Hyundai dealers offer 1.9% APR for 36 months and a low APR financing rate of 2.9% for 48 months.
With a base price of $15,345, the Elantra can be yours with a 1.9% APR for 36 months and 2.9% APR for 48 months.
The Equus is a Korean luxury car with the heart, soul, and character of a German-made luxury sedan. Priced starting at only $59,000, the Equus is offered at 0.9% APR for 36 months and 1.9% for 48 months.
The Genesis sedan and Genesis coupe are not the same. In fact, the sedan is an affordable family car while the coupe is a low-cost and high performance alternative to expensive sports cars. The Genesis sedan starts at $34,200 and the Genesis coupe at $22,250, with both cars offered at 0.9% APR for 36 months and 1.9% for 48 months.
The Sonata is a midsize sedan with a low base price of $19,795. enjoy low APR rates of 0.9% for 36 months and 1.95 for 48 months.
Hyundai also offers the all new Hyundai Veloster for only $17,300, along with the Hyundai Tucson and the Hyundai Santa Fe for $18,895 and $23,225 respectively.
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