HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA REPORTS OCTOBER SALES

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 1, 2007 – Hyundai Motor America’s popular Santa Fe and Sonata vehicles posted sales increases of 15 percent and 28 percent, respectively, for the month of October. Additionally, the fuel-efficient Accent posted strong sales, up 32 percent over October 2006. Overall, sales for the month were relatively flat at 30,232, compared with 30,479 one year ago.

“We are hopeful the arrival of our 2008 models in showrooms will mitigate some of the uncertain economic conditions in the fourth quarter and sales will improve through the end of the year and build momentum heading into 2008,” said Bob Pradzinski, Hyundai Motor America’s director, national sales.

All Hyundai 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 7-year/unlimited-mile anti-perforation warranty and 5-year/unlimited-mile roadside assistance protection.

Following is the sales breakdown for October 2007:

CARLINE Oct-07 Oct-06 CY2007 CY2006
ACCENT 2,660 2,010 31,872 30,099
SONATA 9,507 7,438 108,865 130,993
ELANTRA 4,737 5,468 78,627 86,102
TIBURON 895 1,211 12,745 15,663
SANTA FE 5,940 5,162 75,945 50,432
AZERA 1,415 1,911 18,776 22,473
TUCSON 2,958 4,322 35,407 44,610
ENTOURAGE 596 2,957 16,260 9,366
VERACRUZ 1,524 n/a 10,142 n/a
TOTAL 30,232 30,479 388,639 389,738

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