01/03/2019, Fountain Valley, CA
- Record-Setting Dec Sales Total
- Total Dec Sales Up 3 Percent; Retail Sales Up 4 Percent
- Best SUV Sales Month Ever with More than 35,000 Units Sold
- Highest Monthly Kona Sales Total Ever
- 2018 Hyundai-Branded Vehicles Sales Increase Over 2017
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 3, 2019 – Hyundai Motor America reported Dec sales of Hyundai- and Genesis-branded vehicles of 65,721 units, a 3 percent boost in comparison with Dec 2017 and a best Dec sales month in association history. Retail sales in Dec were also adult 4 percent. Hyundai sealed a year clever with sum sales augmenting in 7 out of a final 8 months.
2018 Year End Sales Summary
For a full year, Hyundai and Genesis sole 677,946 vehicles, a 1 percent decrease in comparison with 2017, while sell volume was adult somewhat on a year. Hyundai-branded automobile sales exceeded final year’s total, while Hyundai SUVs set an all-time annual record with some-more than 300,000 units sold, a 24 percent boost compared with 2017. SUV sales represented 45 percent of sum sales, a top SUV brew in Hyundai history. The Tucson led a approach with 142,000 units sold, a 24 percent boost over 2017, creation it Hyundai’s second top volume indication behind Elantra. On a automobile front, Elantra yearly sales were adult 1 percent with some-more than 200,000 units sole and Ioniq was adult 35 percent on a year.
Sales by Brand
Hyundai Dec Brand Highlights
Hyundai-branded automobile sales augmenting by 6 percent in December, in vast partial due to a top SUV sales month in association story of 35,058 units sold, a 42 percent boost over Dec 2017. This was a fifth month in a quarrel Hyundai determined a new monthly SUV sales mark, while sell SUV sales brew reached an all-time high of 53 percent. Tucson set a monthly record for a 22nd month in a row, with a 32 percent increase, and Kona sole some-more than 8,000 units, a top monthly sum nonetheless and a 39 percent boost compared with final month, Nov 2018. Retail sales of a all-new 2019 Santa Fe were also adult 46 percent contra a before year. Sonata (up 2 percent), Veloster (up 54 percent) and Ioniq (up 40 percent) dull out a Hyundai models with gains on a month.
“Hyundai had a clever tighten to a year, environment a Dec sales sum record and augmenting sell sales for a year,” pronounced John Cook, director, Sales Operations, Hyundai Motor America. “In 2018 we focused on reinventing and expanding a SUV lineup and business responded in a second half of a year with SUV sell brew surpassing 50 percent for a initial time in December. These vehicles, along with a different automobile lineup put us in a position to collect adult marketplace share in 2019.”
December Product and Corporate Activities
- Most Combined IIHS Safety Ratings: For a second year in a row, a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced that Hyundai has a many total TOP SAFETY PICK+ and TOP SAFETY PICK-rated vehicles in a automotive industry.
- Wards 10 Best Engine Honors: Two out of a 10 desired spots in a 2019 WardsAuto 10 Best Engines foe were Hyundai powertrains with a all-new 2019 NEXO FCEV and 2019 Kona Electric
- First 2019 NEXO Sale: Hyundai deliveredNEXO fuel dungeon SUV to a former scientist fervent to supplement a advantages of this zero-emissions automobile to his environmentally-friendly lifestyle during Keyes Hyundai in Van Nuys, California.
- Kona Electric Pricing: The long-awaited 2019 Kona Electric convention-breaking electric crossover starts during $36,450, for an effective net cost of $28,950 ($29,995 including delivery), with a electric automobile taxation credit of $7,500 factored in.
- Hyundai ‘Elevate’ Walking Car Concept: At CES 2019, Hyundai will benefaction a totally new automobile judgment that combines a energy of robotics and EV record to take people where no automobile has been before. This pattern judgment and antecedent will be showcased during Hyundai’s press discussion on Jan 7 during 3 p.m. PST during a Mandalay Bay South Convention Center, Level 2, Oceanside B.
- Super Bowl Advertising: Hyundai reliable skeleton to publicize during a Super Bowl with a a new 60-second mark that will run in a initial entertain of a game.
- 1 Million Mile Elantra: In only 5 years, a smoothness motorist from Olathe, Kansas gathering her 2013 Elantra 1 million miles with a strange powertrain. Hyundai combined a 1 million mile button for her odometer and astounded her with a new 2019 Elantra.
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Hyundai Motor America
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