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2019 Hyundai Kona Named Best Subcompact SUV for a Money by U.S. News & World Report

02/01/2019, Fountain Valley, CA

  • Hyundai Sales Up 3 Percent
  • Best Jan SUV Sales Total Ever
  • Kona, a North American Utility Vehicle of a Year, Continues to Perform Well with Nearly 6,000 Units Sold

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 1, 2019
– Hyundai Motor America reported Jan sales of 40,796 units, a 3 percent boost in comparison with Jan 2018. Despite a month with many challenges, including a U.S. supervision shutdown and serious arctic continue opposite a country, Hyundai was means to grasp augmenting sales interjection to clever performances opposite a lineup of vehicles that underline heading safety, quality, and cost to possess value.

Sales Summary


January Highlights

Hyundai sole 21,007 SUVs, representing 51 percent of a sum sales volume. This was an all-time Jan SUV sales record and an boost of 37 percent compared with Jan 2018. Kona, a recently named North American Utility Vehicle of a Year, sole 5,696 units, a third top monthly sum ever. Santa Fe sum sales grew by 2 percent, while sell sales of a indication were adult 20 percent. Increased accessibility in Southern California of Hyundai’s modernized fuel dungeon automobile NEXO, resulted in 35 sales, a many fuel dungeon vehicles Hyundai has sole in a month. Sonata sales increasing by 3 percent, while Veloster was adult 15 percent, showcasing how Hyundai’s different lineup is assembly sundry patron needs.

“We are gratified with Hyundai’s start to 2019 as we strike a Jan objectives, following a record-breaking Dec and several hurdles outward of a control,” pronounced John Cook, director, Sales Operations, Hyundai Motor America. “We’ve also started a year with many positives as Hyundai won several prestigious attention recognitions, including Utility Vehicle of a Year and Car and Driver 10Best for Kona and Kona EV.”

January Product and Corporate Activities

  • Kona and Kona EV Named Utility Vehicle of a Year: At a North American International Auto Show, a 2019 Kona and Kona EV SUV models were named a North American Utility Vehicle of a Year, one of a industry’s top honors.
  • Car and Driver 10Best for Kona and Kona EV: Kona and Kona EV were also comparison to a prestigious Car and Driver 10Best Trucks and SUVs list, a initial time a Hyundai SUV has been named to a list.
  • Hyundai Elevate Concept: At CES, Hyundai denounced a Elevate ultimate mobility automobile judgment that can span turf over a stipulations of even a many able off-road automobile with a innovative robotic legs.
  • North American International Auto Show News: During a final winter Detroit Auto Show, Hyundai denounced a Veloster N competition car that competes in a IMSA MICHELIN Pilot Challenge, introduced a Elantra GT N Line trim and announced inhabitant promotion for a Shopper Assurance
  • Super Bowl Ad: Earlier this week, Hyundai expelled a humorous Super Bowl commercial that will atmosphere in a initial entertain and uncover how most improved automobile shopping can be with Shopper Assurance.
  • Government Shutdown Payment Relief: To assistance sovereign supervision employees influenced by a shutdown, Hyundai offering automobile loan and franchise remuneration extensions.
  • Santa Fe Redesign of a Year: Hyundai’s all-new 2019 Santa Fe prisoner a Redesign of a Year endowment by ALG that measures a grade of automobile change and a peculiarity of a execution.
  • Sonata Readers’ Choice Awards: The Detroit News awarded a Hyundai Sonata a Readers’ Choice Award in a “Most for Your Money” difficulty during a 15th annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

Model Sales


* Tucson Fuel Cell sale


Hyundai Motor America
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