Hyundai Veracruz Wins MotherProof.com Award as a Top New Vehicle Choice for Families
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., 02/13/2008 Motherproof.com, a site dedicated to providing women and mothers with useful and entertaining new car reviews, recognized the 2008 Hyundai Veracruz as a top new vehicle choice for families at the 2008 Mother Proof Awards.
The annual Mother Proof Awards selects the year's best new vehicles for families across a broad range of categories. The Veracruz was awarded the "Top 3-Row SUV or Crossover" vehicle in a special presentation by Kristen Varela, Mother Proof's editor and "chief mother," during Women's Day at the 2008 Chicago Auto Show.
"The Hyundai Veracruz has proven itself as a great family vehicle," said Scott Margason, national manager of product planning, Hyundai Motor America. "It combines everything families are looking for in a Crossover Utility Vehicle - safety, quality, luxury and affordability -- in a sophisticated, stylish package."
The Veracruz was selected by Motherproof.com's team of mom-reviewers based upon criteria recognized in Mother Proof reviews - ease of entrance and exit for all passengers, LATCH connector usability, ease of seatbelt use for kids in boosters, as well as other relevant family friendly features.
HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA
Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 780 dealerships nationwide.