HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA REPORTS JULY SALES

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 1, 2008 - Hyundai Motor America today announced sales of 40,703 for the month of July, a 6.5 percent decrease over the same period last year.

“Although Accent and Elantra sales continued their upward trend with increases of 96 percent and 31 percent, respectively, over the same period last year, we experienced an overall slow down for the month of July,” said Dave Zuchowski, Hyundai Motor America’s vice president of national sales. “We are encouraged going forward, however, due to the fact we have recently opened a new four-cylinder engine plant in Montgomery, Alabama, allowing us to shift our engine mix for future product. We also expect greater availability of our more-fuel efficient vehicles in the months to come and the demand for our new rear-wheel drive Genesis to continue to rise.”

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 power train 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.

CARLINE Jul-08 Jul-07 CY2008 CY2007
ACCENT 6,740 3,435 34,924 22,361
SONATA 11,409 14,802 77,336 82,460
ELANTRA 10,454 7,982 72,432 57,914
TIBURON 1,102 1,573 6,069 8,968
SANTA FE 6,868 7,567 44,278 51,939
AZERA 808 1,407 12,251 13,946
TUCSON 1,521 3,452 13,268 23,802
ENTOURAGE 482 1,544 3,514 13,490
VERACRUZ 700 1,749 7,048 5,226
GENESIS 619 0 649 0
TOTAL 40,703 43,511 271,769 280,106

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