They also manufacture large cranes. Toyota is into forklifts. Honda
makes lawnmowers. I read recently where Honda is going to begin
building aircraft for small business. All three are surely making
My company has had 2 new Hyundais in the past year and I find that hard to
believe. The initial quality to me was above the "Big" 3 but well behind
Toyota and Honda. The Santa Fe and the Elantra we have, have many many small
but annoying problems within the first 5000 miles.
My 2005 Santa Fe has had zero problems whatsoever. Fit and finish and
overall quality just as good as the wife's 2006 Accord.
The only difference might be a *slightly* lower quality of interior
materials. However the price differential between similar models (even more
so when you factor in the warranty Hyundai comes with) makes this extremely
Why? Every vehicle will have some sort of problem in ten years The
average new vehicle buyer in the US buys another new vehicle in three or
four years with 30K to 45K on the clock, in any event. Most of the other
new vehicle buyers will do likewise in seven years. Only around 2% of new
vehicle buyers keep their vehicles longer than seven years as their primary
vehicle. However you are missing the point, Hyundai did indeed outscore
Toyota and Honda in that survey of initial quality, among new 2006 vehicle
owners, and their vehicles sell for twenty five to thirty percent less.
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