HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA SETS ALL-TIME RECORD APRIL

Posted on 01. May, 2013 by in Hyundai Canada

  • Elantra adult 45 percent
  • Azera adult 48 percent
  • All-new Santa Fe adult 10 percent
  • Inventory stays tight, generally for fast-turning Sonata
  • Assurance Connected Care rising May 16

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 1, 2013 – Hyundai Motor America currently announced sales of 63,315 units, adult dual percent contra a same duration in 2012.

“April is always a transitory month going into a rise offered deteriorate and we were gratified with a strength that both a attention and a award-winning lineup of vehicles exhibited,” pronounced Dave Zuchowski, executive clamp boss of inhabitant sales. “Through a initial 4 months of this year, HMA has cracked a all-time volume mark, and with clever mercantile signals, improving accessibility and a historically clever offered deteriorate directly in front of us, we entirely design to continue this record-setting trend for a initial 6 months of a year.”

Elantra sales for a month were 24,445 units, adult 45 percent over final Apr and adult 29 percent year-to-date. The all-new award-winning Santa Fe, that is charity families a uninformed choice in this rarely rival segment, had sales of 6,940 units for a month, adult 10 percent over Apr 2012 and 27 percent for a year.

“While we did a decent pursuit relating prolongation levels with clever direct for Azera, Elantra and Santa Fe, a U.S.-built Sonata inventories sojourn among a lowest in a segment, and we continue to work to accommodate direct for all variants of a fast-turning mid-size sedan,” pronounced John Krafcik, boss and CEO of Hyundai Motor America. “Our new Sonata Hybrid has been a concentration indication for us though, and here we’ve been means to support a 40 percent year-over-year sales boost with additional prolongation and high consumer seductiveness in a upgraded hybrid powertrain with a industry-leading Lifetime Hybrid Battery Warranty.”

Genesis and Equus inventories remained intensely parsimonious due to indication year ramp up, with a freshened 2014 Equus on a approach to Hyundai showrooms after this month.

Hyundai recently announced an encouragement to a Assurance apartment of consumer-focused programs with a innovative connected-car solution, Assurance Connected Care. Three years of Assurance Connected Care will turn customary on all Blue Link-equipped vehicles, representing many Hyundai models, commencement May 16.

Fleet brew was 16 percent for both a month and a year, among a lowest in a industry. Certified Pre-Owned car sales were 6,218, an Apr record, adult 33 percent over Apr 2012. Low swift brew and high CPO sales are dual pivotal mixture pushing Hyundai’s clever residual value performance, among a best in a attention according to ALG.

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