Hyundai Motor America, a many fuel fit automaker in a U.S., currently announced an all-time monthly sales record of 69,728 units, adult 13 percent over final March, that hold a prior record. For a initial quarter, Hyundai sales were adult 15 percent over 2011.
“March was a best month in Hyundai’s story and capped a best initial entertain we’ve ever recorded,” pronounced Dave Zuchowski, Hyundai Motor America’s executive clamp boss of inhabitant sales. “Improving car availability, quite among a many fuel-efficient vehicles, Sonata, Elantra, Accent and Veloster, has fueled this record growth.”
Overall sell sales by dealerships rose 33 percent over final March. Sales of Accent, Sonata and Elantra saw sales increases y-o-y of 28 percent, 6 percent and 8 percent, respectively. Fleet brew stays low during 11 percent for a month.
“As Hyundai continues to offer some-more fuel-efficient vehicles, we are saying some-more and some-more consumers in a showrooms, ensuing in larger 40-mpg highway car sales than ever before,” pronounced John Krafcik, boss and CEO of Hyundai Motor America. “Our 40-mpg car sales are adult an startling 67.5 percent over final March.”
Hyundai’s RWD reward products, Genesis and Equus, saw an superb sales boost of 30 percent over Mar 2011 and are adult 35 percent over February. While sales in a CUV shred remained comparatively flat, a launch of a all-new 2013 Santa Fe during a New York International Auto Show will move increasing seductiveness and direct in Hyundai’s CUV segment.
SALES-WEIGHTED FUEL ECONOMY
Hyundai achieved a corporate normal fuel economy turn of 37.7 MPG (28.4 MPG tag value) in March, while offered 28,636 vehicles (41 percent of sum sales) with 40 MPG window tag highway fuel economy ratings.