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Texas Auto Writers choose all new redesigned 2015 Hyundai Genesis as the “Car of Texas” at the 2014 Texas Auto Roundup on Monday. The car has Hyundai dealers very excited about the potential for this amazing vehicle to hit their lineup in the coming days.

2014 Texas Auto Roundup Results

Vehicle Category Awards

Sub-Compact Car

2014 Ford Fiesta SE 86 points
runner up 2014 FIAT 500 1957 Edition 73 points

Compact Car

2014 Dodge Dart SXT/Rallye Appearance 71 points
runner up 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SEL 64 points

Premium Compact

2015 Subaru WRX Limited 65 points
runner up 2014 Mazda Mazda3 S 5-Door Grand Touring 64 points

Performance Compact

2014 Ford Fiesta ST 66 points
runner up 2014 Scion FR-S 43 points

Mid-Size Car

2015 Chrysler 200 82 points
runner up 2014 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium 53 points

Full-Size Car

2014 Chrysler 300 C 76 points
runner up 2014 GM Chevrolet SS Sedan 72 points

Mid-Size Luxury Car

2015 Hyundai Genesis 5.0L RWD 91 points
runner up 2015 Volvo S60 T6 Drive-E Sedan Platinum 58 points

Full-Size Luxury Car

2014 Cadillac XTS Twin Turbo V Sport Premium 70 points
runner up 2015 Kia K900 VIP 66 points

Performance Coupe

2014 Jaguar F-Type V8 S Convertible 85 points
runner up 2014 GM Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible 45 points

Performance Sedan

2014 Lexus IS 350 F SPORT 59 points
runner up 2014 Infiniti Q50S 3.7 45 points


2014 Chrysler Town & Country 30th Anniversary Edition 43 points
runner up 2014 Toyota Sienna Limited 40 points

Activity Vehicle

2014 Toyota Highlander Limited 46 points
runner up 2014 Dodge Journey Crossroad 44 points

Performance Utility

2014 SRT Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT 33 points

Green Vehicle

2014 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium 66 points
runner up 2014 Cadillac ELR Electric 62 points

Overall Awards

Best New Feature

Ford Fiesta’s 1.0 Liter EcoBoost Engine 78 points

Best New Interior

Hyundai Genesis 70 points

Best Value

Fiesta ST 79 points

Family Car of Texas

2014 Chrysler Town & Country 23 points
runner up 2015 Hyundai Genesis 23 points

Car of Texas

2015 Hyundai Genesis 29 points
runner up 2014 Jaguar F-Type 19 points

John Paul Strong

John Paul Strong combines his two decades of automotive marketing experience with a team of more than 150 professionals as owner and CEO of Strong Automotive.

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