Hyundai Motor’s luxury brand Genesis has won the title’s best car brand from the US magazine Consumer Reports.
In Consumer Reports’ Brand Report Card, Genesis scored 81 points out of 100, ranking first among the 34 other car brands.
The ranking is the result of a comprehensive assessment of reliability, customer satisfaction and safety, as well as the driving performance of each brand covering more than 640,000 vehicles.
Following Genesis, Audi and BMW were ranked second and third, respectively, scoring 80 and 79 points. In addition to the Book of Genesis, Kia Motors ranked 6th with 76 points and Hyundai Motors 12th with 70 points.
“Genesis has a high reputation for reliability and technical convenience,” said Jake Fisher, an automotive performance tester at Consumer Reports. “Many luxury brands’ technologies are too complex to deal with, but Genesis spoke with CNBC to explain why Genesis was chosen as the top brand.