Hyundai Tuscon and Genesis are on the top of the JD Power List


The Hyundai Tuscon and Hyundai Genesis was named highest in overall customer experience with vehicle technology in the small vehicle and midsize premium segments by the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Tech Experience Index StudySM.The study measures owner experience, usage and interaction with driver-centric vehcile technology. Both models out ranked their competition, with the Tuscon the highest in 6 categories: collision protection, comfort and inconvenience, driving assistance, entertainment and connectivity, and navigation. The Genesis surpassed 20 other vehicles to rank highest in its category.

“Advanced safety and convenience technologies are top of mind for many drivers, and we are thrilled that our models are exceeding expectations in these crowded segments,” said Mircea Gradu, director, engineering & quality, Hyundai Motor America. “From being among the first to implement and standardize leading safety technologies such as Automatic Emergency Braking and Lane Departure Warning to entertainment features including Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration, Hyundai is committed to providing better technological solutions for a better owner and driver experience.”

ircea Gradu, director, engineering & quality, Hyundai Motor America accepts 2016 U.S. Tech Experience Index trophies for the Hyundai Tucson and Hyundai Genesis from Mike Battaglia, vice president, Automotive Retail Global Automotive Practice, J.D. Power. 

The Hyundai Tuscon comes with cutting-edge safety features, including Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist, Backup Warning Sensors and Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB).The Tucson offers a standard five-inch color LCD display with rearview camera and touchscreen function for intuitive operation. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are also available along with Apple Siri® “Eyes Free” integration. On the navigation-equipped Tucson, popular apps such as Pandora® Internet Radio are already integrated with the multimedia system.

The Hyundai Gensis utlizes a combination of active driver safety technologies named Sensory Surround SafetyTM.Genesis offers Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), Smart Cruise Control with Lane Departure Warning (LDW) to provide this extra margin of safety, Lane Keeping Assist (LKA), Blind-Spot Detection system (BSD), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Lane Change Assist (LCA), Rear Cross-traffic Alert (RCTA), and more. 

For more information about the 2016 U.S. Tech Experience Index (TXI) Study, visit