Earlier this month, Hyundai Motor America (HMA) announced that its sleek and dynamic 2016 Hyundai Tucson had been named a 10 Best Family Car by Parents magazine and Edmunds.com. The two publications honored the 2016 Hyundai Tucson for its safety, reliability, and kid-friendly features. Keep reading to find out more.

Parents magazine is one of the most trusted publications for parents, while Edmunds.com is one of the most trusted sources for new car buyers. The ratings for 10 Best Family Cars of 2016 were based on such factors as quality of ride, safety, comfort and capacity, fuel efficiency, kid-friendly features, price and value, reliability, interior and exterior design, visibility, controls and instrumentation, ergonomics, and special design features. Dana Points, editor-in-chief, Parents magazine, had this to say:

Hyundai’s Tucson has a spacious interior. Its clever two-stage reclining seats and plenty of legroom allow kids to kick back and relax. Parents whose hands are always full will appreciate the handy tailgate that swings up automatically when you approach with the key in your pocket.

The 2016 Hyundai Tucson features numerous advanced safety features, including Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane change Assist, Backup Warning Sensors, and Automatic Emergency Braking all which of contribute to it being named a 2016 TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Mike O’Brien, vice president, corporate and product planning, HMA, had this to say about the honor:

We understand parents look for vehicles that provide the top safety for their families and we took that seriously with the redesigned Tucson. This recognition from Parents Magazine and Edmunds.com shows we are committed to providing better vehicles for our owners—through better safety, quality and design features that set us apart.

To learn more about the 2016 Hyundai Tucson and everything that it and our lineup of new Hyundai models has to offer, head on down to your San Diego Hyundai dealership, Kearny Mesa Hyundai, to speak to a member of our team today!