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I will try my best to provide detailed info on various cars and what is like to live with them, I have already produced a few for Jaguar-car-forums, I will do my best to be unbiased, but it will be hard for some cars. I will re-produce press releases and copy from other motoring news.

Friday, 10 February 2017

USA SALES JANUARY - HYUNDAI/GENESIS - The brands posted it's best january ever, beating last years record.

Hyundai Motor America today announced its best January ever, beating last year’s record by 3.3 percent. Sales for January were 46,507.


Hyundai Division posts sales of 44,689 units in January
“Coming off a strong December, consumers’ interest in our CUVs continued with the Santa Fe family up 53 percent and Tucson up 10 percent, a best January for both,” said Derrick Hatami, vice president of national sales for Hyundai Motor America. 



Hyundai’s small cars played a role in setting Hyundai’s best January, too, with Accent up 40 percent, the Elantra family up 33 percent and Veloster up 20 percent.



Genesis Division posts sales of 1,818 units in January
“The Genesis brand continues to build on the momentum set in December with sales up five percent over last month,” said Erwin Raphael, general manager of Genesis in the U.S. market.



SALES BY BRAND


JAN/2017
JAN/2016
CY/2017
CY/2016
HYUNDAI
44,689
45,011
44,689
45,011
GENESIS
1,818
0
1,818
0
TOTAL
46,507
45,011
46,507
45,011


MODELS

CARLINE
JAN/2017
JAN/2016
CY/2017
CY/2016
ACCENT
7,062
5,050
7,062
5,050
SONATA
7,894
15,209
7,894
15,209
ELANTRA
13,185
9,885
13,185
9,885
SANTA FE
7,889
5,139
7,889
5,139
AZERA
278
409
278
409
TUCSON
5,748
5,218
5,748
5,218
VELOSTER
2,438
2,023
2,438
2,023
GENESIS
186
1,907
186
1,907
EQUUS
5
171
5
171
G80
1,350
n/a
1,350
n/a
G90
468
n/a
468
n/a