Brand-new South Trail Hyundai has opened its doors

  • This 47,500 sq-ft GDSI Dealership is the largest in Canada
  • The showroom is over 5,000 sq-ft and 28 service bays are hallmarks of new building
  • State-of-the art facility complements the new, modern premium vehicles in Hyundai line-up
  • South Trail Hyundai is the newest addition to Hyundai's dealership network and the expanding Global Dealership Space Identity program

CALGARY, March 20, 2017 /CNW/ - South Trail Hyundai, a new dealer within the Hyundai network, has proudly opened its doors to customers in the Calgary, AB market under the leadership of Jim and Mike McManes of the McManes Automotive Group.

The design reflects Hyundai's new Global Dealership Space Identity (GDSI) being rolled-out across the country and around the world. The $15 million project has made South Trail Hyundai one of the premiere automotive facilities in the region, with no less than 6,000 sq-ft of showroom floor space to house 11 vehicles indoors and 28 bays to service customer vehicles, combined with a 6 vehicle service drive-thru and new vehicle indoor delivery pod.

"We are delighted to join the Hyundai network and become a proud member of the community for years to come," said Jim McManes, Dealer Principal of South Trail Hyundai. "The entire South Trail Hyundai Team worked exceptionally hard to open the doors and we couldn't be more proud to show it off to our customers and begin building strong ties to the community."

"With the GDSI program, Hyundai dealers coast-to-coast are raising the benchmark for what a modern, welcoming dealership can be," said Don Romano, President and CEO for Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. "South Trail Hyundai" is an immaculate new facility that showcases the stylish, high-quality, well-equipped Hyundai vehicles in our line-up. I would like to congratulate the entire team at South Trail Hyundai for their successful opening."

The dealership also boasts the flagship items of GDSI, including but not limited to: the shaped sky bronze ACM exterior, a one of a kind in North America full bronze ACM showroom ceiling, vertical green columns, the iconic brand wall and reception desk, along with the many other GDSI elements to provide a Customer centric experience for all Hyundai Customers from the past, present and future.

South Calgary is a growing market and Hyundai is confident that Jim, Mike and their team will drive the Hyundai brand to further success in this resilient marketplace.

South Trail Hyundai can be found at 6403 -130 Ave. SE in Calgary or online at

SOURCE Hyundai Auto Canada Corp.

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