HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA POSTS ALL-TIME FULL YEAR SALES RECORD

Posted on 03. Jan, 2013 by in Hyundai Canada

  • Best Dec ever
  • Sonata and Elantra both finish in a Top 10 in automobile sell sales
  • Sonata and Elantra both tip 200K in sales
  • Sonata, Elantra, Veloster, Genesis, Equus have best-ever sales years

COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan 3, 2013 – Hyundai Motor America currently announced record sales of 59,435 vehicles in December, a 17 percent sum sales boost and 3 percent sell sales boost compared with a same record-setting duration a year ago.

For a year, Hyundai sales were adult 9 percent contra 2011 in both sell and sum sales. Sales to swift accounts represented only 10 percent of sum sales for 2012, among a lowest in a industry.

“The holiday offered season, in and with softened consumer confidence, done for a successful December,” pronounced Dave Zuchowski, executive clamp boss of sales. “Our movement over a final several months, interconnected with softened register levels and a launch of 7 new or rested products in 2012, positions us for continued expansion in a new year, generally with a seven-passenger chronicle of a new Santa Fe set to launch in a subsequent few weeks.”

The Alabama-built Sonata and Elantra, dual of a top-10 retail-selling cars in 2012, once again set full-year annals with sales of 230,605 units, adult dual percent and 202,034 units, adult 8 percent, respectively. Sonata Hybrid sales were adult 74 percent for a year. Veloster finished a year adult 276 percent with a clever display of 34,862 sales, best ever, and a recently rested Accent saw sales gains of 10 percent. The all-new Azera continues to sell during a discerning gait and saw sales gains of 453 percent for a year.

With a North American International Auto Show only around a corner, Hyundai is creation skeleton to exhibit a new pattern instruction for a reward rear-wheel expostulate lineup. In 2012, Hyundai’s reward Genesis and Equus models continued to warn and pleasure some-more and some-more consumers, experiencing their fifth uninterrupted year of sales growth. Hyundai’s 6 percent sell marketplace share in a reward segments in that it competes now exceeds Hyundai’s altogether 5 percent sell share of a sum industry. Genesis delivered 33,973 sales for a year, an boost of 3 percent over 2011, with Equus sales adult 24 percent to 3,972. Both models set annual sales records, while Hyundai’s sum rear-wheel expostulate automobile sales of 37,945 places it above many determined oppulance nameplates in this category.

“We sealed 2012 with clever direct in both volume and reward segments, and all-time sales annals for Dec and a full year,” pronounced John Krafcik, boss and CEO, Hyundai Motor America. “2013 will symbol a initial full year of three-shift U.S. prolongation for Sonata, Elantra, and Santa Fe, that will concede us to improved accommodate a direct we’re saying from American automobile buyers for a 3 many renouned vehicles.”


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