HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA REPORTS MAY SALES AND BEST TUCSON MONTH OF ALL TIME

  • Retail Sales up 10 Percent Year-Over-Year
  • Fleet Mix Under 10 Percent in May
  • Ioniq up 39 Percent Compared with April
  • Genesis G80 and G90 Sales Up 25 Percent Compared with April

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 1, 2017 Hyundai Motor America today reported May sales of Hyundai and Genesis branded vehicles of 60,011 units, a decline of 15 percent compared with May 2016. Retail sales for the month were strong with the overall decline attributed to a temporary reduction in fleet deliveries compared with May of last year.

SALES BY BRAND

 

May-17

May-16

2017 YTD

2016 YTD

Hyundai

58,259

71,006

283,547

306,549

Genesis

1,752

0

8,306

0

TOTAL

60,011

71,006

291,853

306,549


HYUNDAI BRAND HIGHLIGHTS
“In May, we continued our positive retail sales momentum on the core products in our lineup—Sonata, Elantra, Tucson and Santa Fe—which all saw increases compared to last year,” said Derrick Hatami, vice president of national sales, Hyundai Motor America. 

  • All-time Tucson monthly sales mark, eclipsing the record from just last month
  • Tucson sales up 44 percent, totaling 10,600 sold
  • Positive consumer demand for Ioniq which sold 1,827 vehicles, up 39 percent over April as production and supply ramps up
  • Accent sales up 6 percent year-over-year with 5,773 sold


HYUNDAI MODELS

Vehicle

May-17

May-16

2017 YTD

2016 YTD

Accent

5,773

5,432

27,487

36,191

Azera

326

368

1,551

2,233

Elantra

16,407

22,168

86,955

73,892

Equus

1

123

17

904

Genesis

76

2,970

890

14,989

Santa Fe

9,844

14,732

47,426

39,099

Sonata

12,605

15,879

66,768

92,547

Tucson

10,600

7,369

41,707

35,471

Veloster

800

1,965

7,271

11,223

Ioniq

1,827

0

3,475

0


GENESIS BRAND HIGHLIGHTS
“Genesis had a strong month in May, with sales of both G80 and G90 up 25 percent compared with last month,” said Erwin Raphael, general manager of Genesis in the U.S. market. “G80 Sport is entering dealerships now. We just launched it last week to an enthusiastic media response and we expect its enhanced performance and driving dynamics to resonate with luxury car buyers. Overall, G80 continues to perform strongly in one of the most competitive segments in the entire industry.”

GENESIS MODELS

Vehicle

May-17

May-16

2017 YTD

2016 YTD

G80

1,355

0

6,390

0

G90

397

0

1,916

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 more than 830 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 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. Hyundai Blue Link® Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for three years with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.

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