The Auto Channel
The Largest Independent Automotive Information Resource
Official Website of the New Car Buyer

Hyundai Motor America and Sirius XM Radio Extend Relationship


hyundai (select to view enlarged photo)

Hyundai renews commitment to offer satellite radio as a standard feature across its vehicle lineup

NEW YORK--Dec. 13, 2012: Sirius XM Radio and Hyundai Motor America today announced an agreement that extends SiriusXM's relationship with Hyundai for three years, including a provision for further extension through August of 2017.

All Hyundai customers will receive a 3-month SiriusXM subscription with the purchase of any new Hyundai vehicle with a factory-equipped satellite radio.

"We are pleased to continue giving Hyundai customers access to SiriusXM's best-in-class audio entertainment as a standard feature across our vehicle lineup," said Michael Deitz, Senior Group Manager, Connected Car, Hyundai Motor America. "Customers tell us that quality audio entertainment is one of the most important features in a vehicle, so the continuation of our relationship with SiriusXM makes their very first experiences in their new Hyundai even more memorable."

"Hyundai created significant customer and dealer satisfaction by making satellite radio standard across its vehicle lineup," said Steve Cook, Group Vice President and General Manager, Automotive Division, SiriusXM. "Hyundai is one of the fastest-growing car companies. We are excited to extend our relationship with them and to welcome even more new Hyundai owners to our growing ranks of subscribers for years to come."