Hyundai receiving J.D. Power award for 2019 Santa Fe

Santa Fe Wins Award Thanks to Impressive Design and Features

Which Hyundai SUVs are Most Dependable? 

While most cars work great and just the way you want them to coming off the lot, various issues and maintenance needs can pop up quicker than you might think. After a big new vehicle purchase, the last thing a driver wants to worry about it spending more money to fix a nagging issue. That’s why outlets such as J.D. Power helps drivers find the most dependable vehicles going into their purchase. So, which Hyundai SUVs are most dependable? 

Red 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe driving on open roadHyundai Santa Fe J.D. Power Awards 

Recently, J.D. Power announced the award winners for their 2019 Vehicle Dependability Study. This annual study is now in its 30th year, as it looks as any problems vehicles encounter during the first 12 months of ownership. The overall dependability score is determined by the number of problems seen in a particular model per 100 vehicles, covering 177 specific problems in eight categories that drivers might come across. 

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When it comes to Hyundai vehicles, the new Santa Fe ranked highest in its class thanks to its impressive design, powertrain options, various features to go along with its functionality, versatility and comfort. The new Santa Fe got even better for 2019, adding in new safety, comfort and convenient technologies, better visibility for drivers, more space on the interior and much more. 

“Long-term ownership satisfaction is a key part of the Hyundai Way. We strive to create vehicles that deliver quality, safety, bold design and great value. This award from J.D. Power recognizes the strong effort of our R&D, Manufacturing and Quality teams as well as our dealers who all work together to support our owners. Along with great vehicles, Hyundai also offers our customers the assurance of a great shopping and ownership experience.” 

Barry J. Ratzlaff, vice president of customer satisfaction, Hyundai Motor America 

If you would like to see which Hyundai SUVs are most dependable for yourself, feel free to visit our dealership in Winchester, VA, to test drive a new Hyundai. Drivers can also keep up to date with our blog for more Hyundai news and awards.