Arlington, Virginia – The Hyundai Genesis has been named a “Top Safety Pick” by the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

To qualify, a vehicle must earn the highest rating of “good” in the IIHS’ front, side and rear crash tests, and be equipped with electronic stability control, which is standard on the Genesis.

The Top Safety Pick designation applies to 2009 Genesis models built after November 2008.

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