Last Thursday, on January 20th, 2022, U.S. News & World Report revealed the 2022 Best Cars for the Money award winners, where Hyundai won big. Walking away with five awards, Hyundai won more awards than any other brand in the ranking. U.S. News & World Report gifted Hyundai four awards within the Best SUV for the Money category, and one award within the Best Cars for the Money category. Hyundai proved to have the best cars by winning awards in: Best Hybrid or Electric Car for the Money, Best Hybrid or Electric SUV for the Money, Best Subcompact SUV for the Money, Best Compact SUV for the Money, and Best 2-Row SUV for the Money.
2022 Best Cars for the Money Awards
What are they?
Considered to be an expert in rankings and consumer reports– globally, I might add– U.S. News Best Cars has published rankings of the majority of new vehicles sold in America since 2007. With the goal of putting out rankings that “empower citizens, consumers, business leaders and policy officials to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives”, U.S. News assists more than 40 million people per month for answers and guidance. The Best Cars for the Money Awards shine light on cars, SUVs and minivans which perfectly fuse long-term value and excellent ownership experience. According to Jim Sharifi, the managing editor of U.S. News Best Cars, “A Best Cars for the Money award represents a strong value at the dealership and over the course of ownership. These vehicles also provide a rewarding ownership experience, with comfort, features and performance that buyers will appreciate.” The Best Cars awards include: Best Vehicle Brands, Best Cars for the Money and Best Cars for Families.
How are the Best Cars For The Money awards chosen?
For each category, the victor car has the best combination of quality and value. By using a car’s score in the U.S. News Best Car Ranking, U.S. News measured quality. Scores in the rankings are based on safety and reliability data, the shared opinion of the automotive press on a given vehicle’s performance and interior, and how strongly each reviewer recommends it. The value of a vehicle is measured by checking its real-time transaction prices (given by TrueCar), and the five-year total cost of ownership data (determined by Vincentric).
In the rankings, Hyundai won more than any other car brand with five awards. Honda came in second with three, while Kia, Nissan and Toyota each collected one award. Three of Hyundai’s models racked in their second award (Hyundai Kona, Hyundai Santa Fe, Hyundai Tucson) while two of their vehicles earned the award for the very first time (Hyundai Elantra Hybrid and Hyundai Tucson Hybrid). Hyundai, the star of the show, shone the brightest in the SUV category, but also acquired success in the car category as well. The awards are as follows:
Best Cars for the Money
- Hyundai Elantra Hybrid: Best Hybrid or Electric Car for the Money
- Nissan Versa: Best Subcompact Car for the Money
- Honda Civic: Best Compact Car for the Money
- Honda Accord: Best Midsize Car for the Money
- Toyota Avalon: Best Large Car for the Money
Best SUVs for the Money
- Hyundai Kona: Best Subcompact SUV for the Money
- Hyundai Tucson: Best Compact SUV for the Money
- Hyundai Santa: Best 2-Row SUV for the Money
- Hyundai Tucson Hybrid: Best Hybrid or Electric SUV for the Money
- Kia Telluride: Best 3-Row SUV for the Money
Best Minivan for the Money
- Honda Odyssey: Best Minivan for the Money
Get You Next Hyundai From A Winning Team?
Interested in owning a car that has won a US News & World Report’s, Best Cars for the Money Award? We invite you to come visit the Tulsa Hyundai family and learn about why Hyundai gives you the best bang for your buck! Between the low cost of ownership, the amazing safety features, and America’s best warranty, it is hard not to want to own a Hyundai.
While on our website, you should see our selection of new Hyundai’s in Tulsa. We also carry an ever changing, large selection of used cars as well. Give Tulsa Hyundai a call today to hear more about our inventory, payment options, financing pre-approval, or simply get your questions answered. You are also encouraged to stop by our Hyundai dealership at 9777 S Memorial Dr, Tulsa, OK 74133, to find your next car, truck, or SUV in person.
We can’t wait to hear from you and assist you in finding your dream car!
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