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05-17-2006, 06:33 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><B>Hyundai Azera Top Car, Lincoln Navigator Top Truck</B><p>TUSTIN, Calif., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A study released today by noted<br>automotive consulting firm AutoPacific, Inc. summarizes the results of its<br>2006 model year owner satisfaction research. AutoPacific's VSA (Vehicle<br>Satisfaction Award) study is an industry benchmark for objectively<br>measuring how satisfied an owner is with their new car or light truck.<p>The vehicle registering highest overall satisfaction in 2006 is the<br>Lincoln Navigator Luxury SUV. The highest rated car is the new-for-2006<br>Hyundai flagship -- Hyundai Azera.<br> <br>Unlike 2005, when Nissan North America had seven winners, the 2006<br>results are distributed across the industry. There are eighteen Vehicle<br>Satisfaction Award categories. Honda won four categories, General Motors<br>won three categories, Ford won three categories, Nissan won two categories, Hyundai won two categories, Mitsubishi won two categories.<br> <br>Top 2006 model year performers are:<p>BRAND: Lexus<p>PASSENGER CARS:<p>Premium Luxury Car - Lexus LS<br>Entry Luxury Car - Cadillac CTS<br>Luxury/Large Car - Hyundai Azera<br>Premium Mid-Size Car - Volkswagen Passat<br>Mid-Size Car - Mercury Milan<br>Image Compact Car - MINI Cooper<br>Compact Car - Honda Civic<br>Sports Car - Chevrolet Corvette<br>Sporty Car - Acura RSX<p>LIGHT TRUCKS:<p>Large Light-Duty Pickup - Nissan Titan<br>Large Heavy-Duty Pickup - Chevrolet Silverado HD<br>Sport Utility Truck - Honda Ridgeline<br>Compact Pickup - Mitsubishi Raider<br>Luxury Sport Utility - Lincoln Navigator<br>Large Sport Utility - Nissan Armada<br>Premium Mid-Size Sport Utility - Mitsubishi Endeavor<br>Mid-Size Sport Utility - Hyundai Santa Fe<br>Compact Sport Utility - Suzuki Grand Vitara<br>Minivan - Honda Odyssey</TD></TR></TABLE><p><A HREF="http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/05-17-2006/0004363327&EDATE=" TARGET="_blank">Rest of the Press Release</A>

05-17-2006, 07:09 PM
Good for Hyundai & the Azera. On top of this, the Azera is also attracting the highest transaction price of any other Hyundai in its history, $27.500, job well done. And i am indeed satisfied with my Silverado HD