HYUNDAI SALES SET NEW FEBRUARY RECORD

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 2, 2004 -- Hyundai Motor America today announced sales of 28,531 vehicles for the month of February, a new record for the month. The popular Elantra continues to be the best-selling Hyundai model in the U.S. with the award-winning Santa Fe sport utility vehicle and the Sonata sedan in hot pursuit.

All Hyundai cars and sport utility vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by The Hyundai Advantage, America’s Best Warranty. Hyundai buyers are protected by a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty, a 5-year/60,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty, a 5-year/100,000-mile anti-perforation warranty and 5-year/unlimited-mile roadside assistance protection.

Following is the sales breakdown for February 2004:

CARLINE Feb-04 Feb-03 CY2004 CY2003
ACCENT 4,105 4,344 6,908 8,282
SONATA 6,161 5,135 11,663 10,715
ELANTRA 8,301 8,776 13,983 18,500
TIBURON 1,201 1,394 2,252 2,627
SANTA FE 7,554 6,526 15,302 12,061
XG350 1,209 1,333 2,161 2,502
TOTAL 28,531 27,508 52,269 54,687

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