• HARI Scores Double Win For Service Excellence

    Award-winning customer service. HARI S-AVP for After-Sales Service Operations (4th from left) Richard Gapasin received the prestigious Excellent Customer Service Achievement award for the passenger cars segment from HMC EVP & COO for International Operations Division Byung Kwon Rhim (rightmost) at the Global Customer Service Innovation Seminar held from July 4 to 6, 2017, in Seoul, Korea.   Becoming the most trusted lifetime partner of the Filipino goes beyond providing mobility solutions. It …

    Read More...
  • HFI Salutes PH Team to 58th International Mathematical Olympiad

    HARI Foundation, Inc. roots for the PH Math team to the 58th International Mathematical Olympiad. Flying off to this year’s host city, Rio de Janeiro are: (first row, L-R) Team Leader Dr. Richard Eden (Ateneo de Manila University), Clyde Weslet Ang (Chiang Kai Shek College), Farrell Eldrian Wu (MGC New Life Christian Academy), Deputy Team Leader Dr. Louie John Vallejo (University of the Philippines-Diliman); (second row, L-R) Sean Anderson Ty (Zamboanga Chong Hua High School), Shaquille Wyan …

    Read More...
  • HARI Foundation, Inc. Champions Biodiversity Conservation in the Asean Region

    One for Biodiversity. HARI Foundation, Inc. (HFI), led by President Ma. Fe Perez-Agudo, and ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), led by Director Atty. Roberto Oliva, commit to intensify efforts at preserving the ASEAN region’s rich but threatened biodiversity.   Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), through its corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm HARI Foundation, Inc. (HFI), takes up the cudgels for the environment in a grand new way as the Philippine automotive industry’s champion for …

    Read More...
  • Hyundai: Official Mobility Partner of ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes

    A show of force for the environment. HARI Foundation, Inc. (HFI) President Ma. Fe Perez-Agudo and ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) Director Atty. Roberto Oliva commit to intensify efforts at conserving the ASEAN region’s rich but threatened biodiversity.   Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), through its corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm HARI Foundation, Inc. (HFI), has partnered with the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), to take its advocacy for education in environmental …

    Read More...
  • Hyundai Keeps It Clean at the National Car Wash Weekend

    On its 3rd successful run, Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) will hold the Hyundai National Car Wash Weekend on July 1-2 at authorized dealerships, nationwide.   In the 2-day event, Hyundai customers get to enjoy a full vehicle pampering experience inside and out. The usual exterior wash, vacuum and tire black are stashed with the 23-point check-up using the Global Diagnostic System (GDS) Tool.   And the treat just keeps on getting better! Customers get a limited edition golf umbrella if …

    Read More...

“Hyundai 5” Score Big at DOE Euro 4 Fuel Efficiency Eco Run

image

 

The Hyundai Accent Sedan, Accent Hatch, Tucson (Gas and Diesel), Elantra, and Santa Fe lived up to their Modern Premium cred by figuring among the most fuel-efficient vehicles at the recently concluded DOE Euro 4 Fuel Efficiency Eco Run.

 

A total of 70 vehicles representing 22 global automotive brands participated in the run. Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), official distributor of Hyundai passenger and commercial vehicles in the Philippines, fielded six models.

 

In the passenger car category, the Accent Sedan 1.6 CRDi 6M/T (Dsl) topped the list, beating smaller and lighter vehicles in the A-Segment with a rating of 29.41km/L, and bested major competitors in the B-Segment despite having the highest engine displacement (1.6L vs 1.3L-1.5L engines). The Accent Hatch also performed well, notching 8th place in the B-Segment and entering the overall top 20 list with fuel consumption of 25.64 km/L.

 

The Elantra 1.6 GL 6M/T ranked third in the C-Segment with a rating of 27.83km/L. Being a gasoline-fed vehicle, the Elantra surprisingly shared similar fuel efficiency results with its top two diesel rivals.

 

In the SUV category, the Tucson (Gas and Diesel) and the Santa Fe CRDi were among the Top 10 performers in the entire segment. The Tucson CRDi, which ranked second in the Compact SUV segment, turned out to be more fuel efficient than smaller and lighter SUVs, with a rating of 24.80km/L.

 

While in the mid-size SUV category, the Santa Fe CRDi ranked second with a fuel consumption rating of 22.76km/L, outperforming its peers with exceptional fuel efficiency despite having one of the most powerful engines among the SUV participants.

 

Said HARI President and CEO Ma. Fe Perez-Agudo, “The results of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Euro 4 Fuel Economy Run only validate our commitment to responsible innovation-innovation that responds to our customer’s desire for fuel economy and is responsible to the community and to the environment in our concerted bid to reduce toxic emissions in the atmosphere. That is what being Euro 4-compliant is all about. As our ongoing “Gusto” campaign goes, we are proactively responding to what customers today need and want. I am proud to say that Hyundai engineering innovation in the Accent, Accent Hatch, All-New Elantra, All-New Tucson, and Santa Fe continues to give the market just that.”