09/04/2018, Fountain Valley, CA
- Total Sales Up 6 Percent Year-Over-Year
- Retail Sales Up 12 Percent Year-Over-Year
- Best All-time Aug SUV and Tucson Sales
- Total SUV Sales Up 30 Percent Compared with Last August
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 4, 2018 – Hyundai Motor America reported Aug sales of Hyundai- and Genesis-branded vehicles of 57,542 units, a 6 percent boost in comparison with Aug 2017. Retail sales for a month were adult 12 percent, while swift deliveries were down 30 percent compared with final year and reduction than 10 percent of sum volume.
Sales by Brand
Hyundai Brand Highlights
Hyundai vehicles achieved an 8 percent advantage corroborated by a best sum Aug SUV and Tucson sales. Tucson set a monthly sales record for a 18th month in a quarrel with a 19 percent alleviation compared with final year. Kona sales exceeded 4,700 units and a all-new 2019 Santa Fe continues to arrive during dealers in incomparable numbers. The clever opening of Hyundai’s SUV lineup led to sum SUV sales of 27,678 units, a 30 percent boost year-over-year and a top Aug SUV sales sum in association history. On a automobile front, Elantra achieved a fourth true month of sales expansion with 15,475 units sold, a 2 percent increase.
“Hyundai’s double number sell sales boost is a outcome of a improving product mix, and a tough work of a play partners and sales and selling teams,” pronounced John Angevine, director, National Sales, Hyundai Motor America. “It’s a good pointer that Hyundai is convalescent a sales movement in a second half of a year, with SUV sales scarcely 50 percent of volume and automobile models, like Elantra station out in a segment.”
August Product and Corporate Activities
- Redesigned Elantra Unveiled: The redesigned 2019 Elantra done a warn coming during a media launch eventuality for a 2019 Santa Fe in Park City, Utah, display off a new demeanour and SmartSense reserve technology.
- Kona Earns IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+: The 2018 Kona (built after May 2018) was named a TOP SAFETY PICK+ by a IIHS, one of a industry’s top reserve honors.
- Sunday Night Football Sponsorship: Hyundai will have an even bigger participation this football deteriorate as a new sponsor of NBC’s Sunday Night Football Kickoff uncover in further to a ongoing central automobile and SUV of a NFL designations.
- Pirelli World Challenge TCR Wins: Hyundai and a Bryan Herta Autosport group continued a racing success with a 1-2 finish in both races during a Utah Motorsports Campus in a PWC TCR category during a second weekend of August. The final competition weekend during Watkins Glen (Sept. 1-2) saw Hyundai take home a TCR manufacturer and group championships for a season.
Hyundai Model Sales
Genesis Brand Highlights
Genesis Motor America reported sales of 613 in August, a 66 percent diminution compared with a before year. While formulation to transition to a smaller sell network, importation of indication year 2018 vehicles was stopped in a spring. This sell outcome stems from a poignant miss of inventory.
In August, Genesis participated in a Monterey Classic Car Week for a third uninterrupted year. Genesis displayed a high-performance Essentia Concept during McCall’s Motorworks Revival: during The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering; and during a Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, alongside a many innovative judgment vehicles. Genesis also displayed via a week and donated a 2019 G70 as partial of a gift raffle, to advantage Animal Friends Rescue Project Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital Foundation.
The new Genesis sell network will start to open and a first-ever, all-new 2019 G70 oppulance competition sedan will launch in September.
Genesis Model Sales
Hyundai Motor America
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