4 automobiles of South Korea’s main automaker Hyundai Motor Group have been included in a rating of 12 greatest new vehicles of 2021, compiled by a US automotive third-party automobile listings model Autotrader.

The 4 are Hyundai Motor’s Santa Fe, Genesis GV80, Kia’s Sorento and K5. Hyundai Motor, Genesis and Kia are all automotive manufacturers owned by Hyundai Motor Group.

The 12 automobiles have been chosen by a workforce of specialists, who collectively examined and scored new fashions utilizing a variety of standards of life-style wants, together with inside consolation, construct high quality, tech options and driving expertise, in line with Autotrader.

Autotrader mentioned they capped the bottom value for all of the vehicles it checked out, at $75,000 to make sure the worth matches the fee, and the vehicles chosen have scored a 4.0 or increased on a 5-point scale.

Different model automobiles listed embody the Acura TLX, Chevrolet Tahoe, Ford Bronco Sport, Lexus IS and Volvo XC40.

For Genesis GV80, a mid-size premium sports activities utility car, Autotrader mentioned it competes “squarely” with its far more costly European counterparts, posing as a “refined” and “comfy” alternative for drivers.

Hyundai’s Santa Fe has been praised for the number of powertrains supplied, which embody hybrid and plug-in hybrid fashions, and in addition for its “notable” inside.

Kia’s K5 comes with a “head-turning” exterior, sufficient to make BMW 3-Collection customers rethink their choices.

Autotrader additionally described Kia’s Sorento as a “budget-friendly” SUV that may grow to be a near-luxury SUV by including a couple of choices.

By Jo He-rim ([email protected])