Hyundai Motor Company announced on August 8 that its Tucson SUV has been selected as "Turkish Car of the Year" by the Turkish Association of Automobile Journalists (OGD).
The Turkish Car of the Year Award Ceremony, held on the 8th, was judged by 64 auto journalists from the Turkish Automobile Association, and 7 cars were judged and finalized among the top 38 car candidates around the world.
Evaluation items include △design △driving performance △ergonomics △fuel efficiency △carbon emissions △safety equipment △convenience features △price, etc. It was voted Car of the Year in Turkey, ahead of the score.
The following models made it to the final: △Opel Mocha (2790 points), △Nissan Kashkai (2080 points), △Mercedes-Benz C-Class (1980 points), △Renault Taliant (1470 points), △Citroen C4 (990 points).
A Turkish Automobile Association official said: “Tucson received high marks in various tests such as design and performance, as well as driving comfort, safety and value for money.
Hyundai Motor Company said the Tucson, a semi-midsize SUV, once again realized its popularity when it was chosen as Turkey's Car of the Year.
Hyundai Motor Company has set the record for winning Turkey's Car of the Year for the seventh time since the Ioniq Hybrid in 2018.
Meanwhile, since its launch in 2004, Tucson has sold 1.4 million units in the European market and 7 million units worldwide. In the first quarter of 2022, 15,806 new Tucson vehicles were registered in 27 European countries, according to JATO Dynamics, the European automotive industry think tank, ranking first in sales in the midsize SUV segment.
This year the Tucson was chosen as the practical family SUV in the British competition.
In addition, the Hyundai Tucson has been selected as the "2022 Canadian SUV of the Year" and "Safety Pick Plus" (hereinafter "Safety Pick Plus") in a crash rating announced by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). , TSP+, Top Safety Pick+).