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Monday, 8 May 2017

USA SALES APRIL - HYUNDAI - A 1% growth in long with record Tucsothe month an sales help keep the brand growing.

  • April Sales of 63,050 Vehicles; Up 1 Percent Overall
  • Best Combined CUV/SUV April Ever
  • Elantra and Sonata Also See Increases in April
Hyundai Motor America today set an all-time mark for monthly Tucson sales and along with increased demand for Elantra, Sonata and the Santa Fe family led to sales of 63,050 vehicles in April, an overall increase of 1 percent compared with April 2016.


“Consumers are finding that within the heart of the Hyundai lineup there is a vehicle ideally suited for their needs and lifestyles,” said Derrick Hatami, vice president of national sales, Hyundai Motor America. 
“Hyundai’s car-to-CUV/SUV mix is improving and our ‘Better Than Ever Sales’ event is increasing consumer demand for Hyundai cars.”



HYUNDAI BRAND HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tucson up 29 percent with 9,952 vehicles sold
  • Santa Fe family sales totaled 9,480, up 33 percent
  • Elantra sales totaled 16,346; up 32 percent
  • Sonata sales up 7 percent with 16,294 vehicles sold; 2018 Sonata being pulled ahead to meet demand
  • All-new Hyundai IONIQ gaining momentum with increased dealer inventory
  • Hyundai consumer consideration and brand opinion reach all-time highs in Q1
GENESIS BRAND HIGHLIGHTS

“As we continue to focus on building the Genesis brand, we’ve achieved significant improvements in unaided awareness, consumer opinion, and proud-to-own data in the first quarter of the year,” said Erwin Raphael, general manager of Genesis in the U.S. market. “We’ve also received many positive responses from both consumers and media who have driven the G80 and G90 and we are continuing to grow our position in the luxury car market.”



SALES BY BRAND

APRIL/2017
APRIL/2016
CY/2017
CY/2016
HYUNDAI
61,651
62,213
225,288
235,543
GENESIS
1,399
0
6,554
0
TOTAL
63,050
62,213
231,842
235,543


HYUNDAI MODELS

CARLINE
APRIL/2017
APRIL/2016
CY/2017
CY/2016
ACCENT
6,951
12,933
21,714
30,759
SONATA
16,294
15,211
54,163
76,668
ELANTRA
16,346
12,361
70,548
51,724
SANTA FE
9,480
7,150
37,582
24,367
AZERA
273
510
1,225
1,865
TUCSON
9,952
7,718
31,107
28,102
VELOSTER
923
2,792
6,471
9,258
IONIQ
1,316
0
1,648
0
GENESIS
116
3,374
814
12,019
EQUUS
0
164
16
781

GENESIS MODELS

CARLINE
APRIL/2017
APRIL/2016
CY/2017
CY/2016
G80
1,083
0
5,035
0
G90
316
0
1,519
0