COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug 1, 2012 – Hyundai Motor America announced an all-time Jul sales record of 62,021 units, adult 4 percent over final year’s all-time Jul record and adult 9.5 percent, year-to-date.
“July was another plain month for Hyundai with surging consumer direct dampened a bit by ongoing shortages of core products like Accent, Elantra, and Sonata. Our 27 day supply of vehicles is lowest of all brands and reduction than half of attention normal register levels,” pronounced Dave Zuchowski, executive clamp boss of sales. “This is a severe conditions in this hyper-competitive sell environment, so we are looking brazen to Aug with good anticipation. Relief is really on a approach with a initial shipments of a all-new Santa Fe, built in West Point, Georgia, streamer to dealers now and softened accessibility of recently launched and red prohibited Veloster Turbo, Elantra GT and Elantra Coupe.”
The all-new Azera continued a clever sales gait ensuing in an implausible 578 percent benefit over final July. The Elantra family and Tucson saw sales gains of 22 percent and 17 percent, respectively, over a same duration a year ago. Hyundai swift sales and brew remained comparatively low during 12 percent brew for a month and a 9.7 percent brew year-to-date, among a lowest in a industry.
SALES-WEIGHTED FUEL ECONOMY
In gripping with a industry-leading fuel potency status, Hyundai achieved a corporate normal fuel economy turn of 37.1 (EPA estimated 28 MPG window tag value) in July, while offered 23,517 vehicles (38 percent of sum sales) with EPA estimated 40 MPG window tag highway fuel economy ratings.
“With a approaching further of a third change during a plant in Alabama augmenting Elantra and Sonata production, and a launch of a new Santa Fe in Georgia underway right now, we’ll be improved means to accommodate direct for a core products in a entrance months,” pronounced John Krafcik boss and CEO of Hyundai Motor America.