The 2016 Women on Wheels car of the year winners have been announced, and the Hyundai Tucson has taken the top honours! The Women on Wheels car of the year competition gives women the exclusive chance to take the wheel, voting for the best vehicles in various categories. Written by women, for women, Women on Wheels magazine aims to dispel the myth that the ladies don’t equally enjoy cars. Now in its 13th year running, Women on Wheels has implemented a new point system for 2016 to select the top vehicles for women in South Africa.
A combination of reader votes online, an official all-women judge panel, including Women on Wheels editor Juliet McGuire, all were tallied and the Hyundai Tucson is the best vehicle of 2016. Beating out other entrants such as the Honda CR-V and Kia Soul, the Hyundai Tucson not only took the Compact Crossover category, but also the overall top honours. The Tucson finds the perfect balance of practicality, affordability, comfort, and performance to surpass the competition. Such accolades are important, as this competition is selected entirely by women, and women account for the 80% majority in household purchasing decisions.
In addition to the standard voting criteria, the Tucson undoubtedly took the prize due to its stunningly good looks and newly refined style. Hyundai managed to find a perfect balance for a variety of lifestyles, from avid cross-country road tripper, to the daily commute to work in the city, and everywhere in between. The feature packed, well-built, and sophisticated Tucson clearly struck a chord with this years female Women on Wheels readers. Women friendly touches, such as soft, comfortable seats with high seat placement give a commanding view of the road. The great fuel efficiency and ample boot room certainly added to this winning recipe.
With stylish curves, and plenty of room for the whole group, your next day tour of the Stellenbosch wineries will be sure to wow your friends. The huge boot will more than accommodate whatever the purchase on your next shopping trip. Impress the crowds at even the trendiest of craft markets rolling up in your new Hyundai Tucson. Standard features such as LED daytime running lights, six airbags, and ABS & EBD with ESP will ensure you arrive safe and sound. Make the journey better than the destination with the panoramic sunroof, multifunction steering wheel, and standard Bluetooth, USB, AUX, and iPod connectivity. Fear not the crowded parking upon your arrival, for the standard reverse camera and rear park assist will effortlessly guide you to your destination.
Don’t postpone your next urban adventure, test drive the Hyundai Tucson today!