September 16th, 2010
Good news for Charlotte Hyundai drivers from Matthew Hyundai dealer, Keffer Hyundai. AAA recently named the Hyundai Santa Fe as a top vehicle for active families with dogs.
With more than 80 percent of dog owners taking their dogs along in their vehicles on errands, leisure rides and day trips, many drivers are taking the safety of their pets into consideration when shopping for a car.
“More than 45 million households in the U.S. Have a dog, and many are taking Fido along for the ride on a regular basis,” said John Nielsen, AAA National Director of Auto Repair and Buying Services. “There are several vehicles with features that can help keep pets safe, comfortable and easy to clean-up after while also addressing other driver desires such as sportiness, adventure or luxury.”
AAA Auto Buying’s team of experts test drove and reviewed hundreds of vehicles to narrow down their top vehicle picks for dog owners. The Hyundai Santa Fe was chosen as a top SUV for active families.
The Hyundai Santa Fe, for sale at the leading Charlotte Hyundai dealership, features a nicely finished interior, a choice of new engines for 2010 and competence both on and off road. The Santa Fe’s cargo space is good for larger breed dogs and Fresno Hyundai shoppers will find that the Hyundai accessories available make the ride easier for both pets and kids. AAA praised the Santa Fe for its ride and handling which is great for both people and pets.
The Hyundai Santa Fe was chosen based on its crash test ratings, safety features, fuel economy, ease of animal ingress and egress, cargo area size, availability of tie-down hooks and easy-to-clean interiors.
To learn more about how the Hyundai Santa Fe fits the needs of your active family, visit your local Charlotte Hyundai dealership today. Please view Keffer Hyundai Santa Fe inventory at www.kefferhyundai.com
September 1st, 2010
Keffer Hyundai near Charlotte is proud to announce the arrival of the 2011 Hyundai Sonata. Featured in several Super Bowl Ads this year, including one with Brett Favre, Hyundai will be making a splash and a lasting impression with over 95 million viewers.
While Brett Favre’s 30 second ad makes fun of his uncertain career, Charlotte consumers know there is nothing funny about Hyundai’s 10 year /100,000 mile Warranty program. The all new 2011 Sonata Sedan boasts 200 horsepower (SE trim) while maintaining best-in-class fuel economy of 35 miles per gallon highway and the peace of mind that comes with the industry’s most comprehensive safety net, the Hyundai Assurance Program.
Available at Keffer Hyundai in Charlotte later this month, the 2011 Sonata will usher in a new era of modern design for the Hyundai brand while retaining its history of safety, value, and quality that this Charlotte Hyundai Dealer strives to provide Hyundai owners.
A prominent Charlotte Hyundai Dealer, Keffer Hyundai offers a variety of options, colors, and features for the new 2011 Hyundai Sonata. Whether you saw the super bowl ads or not, this new sedan is a must see.
To test drive your Sonata, contact the leading Charlotte Hyundai dealer, Keffer Hyundai.
September 1st, 2010
Keffer Hyundai serving Charlotte shoppers is pleased to inform consumers that the 2011 Hyundai Sonata has been named an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK — the institute’s highest honor.
This award is only given to those vehicles that do a superior job protecting people in front, side, rear and rollover crashes. A car’s ability to handle itself in these crashes is determined by how many “GOOD” ratings it receives in each of the IIHS tests. Additionally, the vehicle must have electronic stability control readily available as an option.
The 2011 Hyundai Sonata is built from the ground up with safety in mind, with a hot stamped ultra-high-strength steel body structure, advanced airbag technology and Electronic Stability Control (ESC), delivering on Hyundai’s commitment to both active and passive safety technology leadership. Once again every 2011 Sonata has lifesaving ESC as standard equipment. This is important because the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reported that ESC results in 35 percent fewer single-vehicle crashes and 30 percent fewer single-vehicle fatalities in passenger cars.
The Sonata also features a state-of-the-art Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) including Brake Assist and Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD). Sonata features six airbags—including dual front, front seat-mounted side-impact, and front and rear side curtain airbags—along with active front-seat head restraints.
While past Hyundai models, such as the Genesis, have been named IIHS “Top Safety Picks,” the standards are higher than ever for 2010, with a roof strength test added to the qualifications. According to the new guidelines, roofs must be more than double the strength of current federal requirements in order to better maintain vehicle integrity in the event of a rollover accident.
Because this roof strength test is so demanding, many of the vehicles that had previously been named “Top Safety Picks” were dropped from the list in 2010. From the 2011 Sonata’s inception, Hyundai engineers carefully considered the importance of roof strength and designed the newest edition to pass this high hurdle set by the IIHS.
It’s no coincidence that the 2011 Sonata joins company with the other “Top Safety Picks.” During development of the 2011 Sonata, Hyundai did its own crash tests using the same procedures as the Institute. When it came time for the actual IIHS’ tests, the Sonata achieved a “GOOD” rating in every category, reflecting Hyundai’s commitment to safety and engineering excellence.
Charlotte Hyundai shoppers can experience the top rated 2011 Hyundai Sonata at Keffer Hyundai today!