Hyundai tops German quality and reliability study

Hyundai scores top place in 2016 Auto Bild Quality Report…

One of the most respected annual automotive awards has been won by Hyundai with the South Korean brand topping this years Auto Bild Quality Report 2016.

For the third time this decade Hyundai has taken the award home, while this year the brand recorded a total score of 2.14 on the scale of five.

Looking at quality and reliability, including customer feedback, a customer survey and extensive testing, Auto Bild was particularly impressed by the endurance testing of the Hyundai models.

A Hyundai i30 underwent testing over 100,000 kilometres, scoring a “1”, which made it the best-ever of Auto Bild’s endurance-tested vehicle.

The publication saying that…

Hyundai can be justly proud of the improvements in quality achieved over the past few years. The extent to which the cars’ feel-good factor has improved is currently underscored by the i10 and the Tucson, both of which are popular fleet vehicles and have each run up 30,000 kilometres with no sign of a fault.

Hyundai Europe COO, Thomas Schmid, welcomed the accolade.

“The first rank in Auto Bild’s Quality Report is a powerful endorsement of Hyundai Motor’s experience and technological development, underscoring our ambition to become the number one Asian brand in Europe by 2020.”

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