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April 2016: Hyundai Motor America

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Hyundai Motor America Reports April Sales

 
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America today reported sales of 62,213 for the month of April, down 8.5 percent versus a record-setting April 2015.
 
"While Genesis sedan and our all-new Tucson CUV had their best-ever April sales, we are still seeing softness in car sales, which was the headwind our Sonata and Elantra sedans faced," said Derrick Hatami, vice president of national sales for Hyundai Motor America. 
 
Tucson, Veloster and Accent all experienced sales gains during the month of April, up 92, 69 percent and 58 percent, respectively. Genesis sedan sales were up nine percent for the month, with sales of 2,724 units.
 
Sales of Certified Pre-Owned units were up 10 percent for the month and set a best-ever April with 9,059 units sold.
 

CARLINE

APR/2016

APR/2015

CY/2016

CY/2015

ACCENT

12,933

8,208

30,759

25,007

SONATA

15,211

17,914

76,668

62,604

ELANTRA

12,361

21,911

51,724

78,653

SANTA FE

7,150

10,054

24,367

36,460

AZERA

510

915

1,865

2,872

TUCSON

7,718

4,020

28,102

15,147

VELOSTER

2,792

1,650

9,258

6,887

GENESIS

3,374

3,159

12,019

11,589

EQUUS

164

178

781

819

TOTAL

62,213

68,009

235,543

240,038

 

 

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Seems things are starting to slow for the sedans.....looks like across many of the makes.....

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      2017
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      7,248
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      7,245
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      62
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      373
      -18.5
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      563
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      8,144
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      37,813
      10.3
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      4,199
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      0
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      6,578
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      45,467
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      2,370
      129.3
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      14,155
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      37,004
      34,349
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      215,202
      195,689
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      5,534
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      Quest
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      502
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      4,921
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      1,553
      1,688
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      8,248
      9,447
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      NV200
      1,717
      1,686
      1.8
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      9,602
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      65,050
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      376,255
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      JUNE
      Monthly
      CYTD
      CYTD
      CYTD
       
      2018
      2017
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      2018
      2017
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      12,271
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      3,224
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      591
      851
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      4,692
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      419
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      3,283
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      726
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      3,358
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      18,279
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      678
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      4,772
      -83.1
      Infiniti QX80
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      1,805
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      9,920
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      26,366
      28,824
      -8.5
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      7,112
      7,777
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      45,804
      50,319
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      JUNE
      JUNE
      Monthly
      CYTD
      CYTD
      CYTD
       
      2018
      2017
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      2018
      2017
      % chg
      TOTAL VEHICLE
      145,096
      143,328
      1.2
      780,695
      819,688
      -4.8
      Total Car
      65,194
      70,501
      -7.5
      345,134
      393,114
      -12.2
      Total Truck
      79,902
      72,827
      9.7
      435,561
      426,574
      2.1
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      27
      26
       
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      152
       
       
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