HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA REPORTS BEST TUCSON SALES MONTH IN COMPANY HISTORY

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 2, 2017 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.

2017 Tucson

“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

 

HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA
Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through 835 dealerships nationwide. All new Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes a 5-year/60,000-mile fully-transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance.

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