Hyundai Entourage Brings Home the Gold for Safety and Value

Hyundai Entourage Brings Home the Gold for Safety and Value  
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Minivans/MPVs, Hyundai
on 04/20/2006

Source: Hyundai

Hyundai Motor America announced pricing today for the best minivan ever tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) -- the 2007 Hyundai Entourage.

With its unprecedented combination of unsurpassed standard safety technology, Gold Top Safety Pick status by IIHS, outstanding interior roominess, and industry- leading quality backed by Hyundai's 10-year, 100,000-mile warranty, minivan shoppers now have a new gold standard minivan to consider.

2007 Hyundai Entourage Pricing:
* Entourage GLS -- $24,495 (freight included)(2)
* Entourage SE -- $26,995 (freight included)
* Entourage Limited -- $29,495 (freight included)

"The all-new Entourage combines roominess, comfort, power, and the industry's most effective safety technologies to take it to the front of the minivan pack," says John Krafcik, Hyundai's vice-president of product development and strategic planning. "Toyota Sienna and Honda Odyssey cannot match Entourage's unbeatable combination of power, interior roominess, IIHS Gold Top Safety Pick status and segment-leading standard safety technologies, like six airbags with air curtains, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), and anti-whiplash active head restraints -- all for under $25,000."

Entourage is the first vehicle with the Hyundai Hideaway(TM) third-row seat, a simple-to-use 60/40 split fold-into-floor seat offering flexibility for up to seven passengers. At 202 inches long and 78.1 inches wide, the new Entourage is truly full-size. In fact, these larger dimensions and efficient packaging deliver an interior volume of 172 cubic feet -- more than Honda Odyssey.

Hyundai packed the all-new Entourage with the industry's most effective safety technologies, including ESC, anti-whiplash active front head restraints and six airbags including side air curtains, which help protect occupants in all three rows during side impacts. The Hyundai Entourage earned the IIHS's highest honor -- the gold "TOP SAFETY PICK" award because of its strong body construction and the standard application of the industry's most effective safety technologies.


Entourage GLS comes well-equipped with a 3.8-liter V6 engine, five-speed SHIFTRONIC automatic transmission, ESC with traction control system, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), 16-inch wheels, chrome-insert bodyside moldings, bodycolor power side mirrors, power windows, power door locks and remote keyless entry. Roof rack side rails are also standard. Inside are active front head restraints, dual front airbags, front seat side-impact airbags plus side curtain airbags protecting all three rows of occupants. Other features include premium cloth seats, tilt steering wheel, cruise control, dual vanity mirrors, front armrest, AM/FM/CD audio system, tri-zone climate control system, a front wiper deicer and the Hyundai Hideaway(TM) third-row seat.


The SE adds 17-inch alloy wheels, bodycolored heated sideview mirrors, chrome exterior and interior door handles, dual power sliding doors, solar control glass, power driver seat, leather steering wheel and shift knob, fog lights, steering wheel audio controls, dual zone front automatic temperature control, power rear windows, automatic headlights, dual illuminated vanity mirrors, front armrest with height adjustment, compass and trip computer. A Premium Package with heated front seats, auto-dimming mirror with HomeLink(R) and backup warning sensors is optional. The available Premium Entertainment Package includes the Premium Package features, plus a rear-seat entertainment system with an eight-inch LCD monitor and Infinity(R) AM/FM/CD-changer/MP3 audio system with Logic 7(R) surround sound.


Entourage Limited comes standard with all of the standard equipment found on the SE, plus leather seating surfaces, heated front seats, electroluminescent gauge cluster, auto-dimming mirror with HomeLink(R), power tailgate, premium scuff plates and Limited badging. A tilt/slide glass sunroof is offered as a stand-alone option. The available Entertainment Package features a rear-seat entertainment system with an eight-inch LCD monitor and Infinity(R) AM/FM/CD-changer/MP3 audio system with Logic 7(R) surround sound.

For maximum luxury, the available Ultimate Package includes a sunroof, rear-seat entertainment system with an eight-inch LCD monitor, Infinity(R) AM/FM/CD-changer/MP3 audio system with Logic 7(R) surround sound, power front passenger seat, power adjustable foot pedals, backup warning sensors and an integrated memory system controlling the driver's seat, outside mirrors and foot pedals.

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