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August 2016: Hyundai Motor America

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Hyundai Motor America Reports August Sales

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Riding the wave of hot CUV sales, Hyundai Motor America delivered its best August ever with sales up fractionally over one year ago while the company's luxury division kicked off sales of its new Genesis G80 mid-luxury sedan.

Hyundai Division posts sales of 70,518 units

"Strong performances by our family of CUVs led us to our best August ever," said Derrick Hatami, vice president of national sales for Hyundai Motor America.  "It's a similar story to the past couple of months we see continuing as the summer draws to a close."

Santa Fe (up 69 percent), Santa Fe Sport (up 21 percent), and Tucson (up 15 percent) led the way.

Genesis Division posts sales of 1,497 units

For the first time, the company is reporting sales of the new Genesis luxury brand. As such, sales of the G80 mid-luxury sedan and, shortly, the all-new G90 luxury sedan, will be reported individually. "It's exciting to see our first G80s being delivered to customers and we're very happy with the reception it's receiving," said Erwin Raphael, general manager of Genesis in the U.S. market. "And I expect we'll see the first G90s getting to our dealers later this month, another milestone moment for our nascent brand."

SALES BY BRAND

 

AUG/2016

AUG/2015

CY/2016

CY/2015

HYUNDAI    

70,518

72,012

519,581

514,175

GENESIS

1,497

0

1,497

0

TOTAL

72,015

72,012

521,078

514,175

MODELS

CARLINE

AUG/2016

AUG/2015

CY/2016

CY/2015

ACCENT      

8,329

4,733

54,705

44,985

SONATA

14,888

21,818

139,932

141,556

ELANTRA   

20,733

22,405

137,668

173,238

SANTA FE

15,176

11,255

86,948

77,648

AZERA

398

291

3,356

4,358

TUCSON

7,608

6,609

58,000

33,151

VELOSTER

1,986

2,276

16,917

15,537

GENESIS

1,317

2,440

20,818

22,184

EQUUS

83

185

1,237

1,518

G80

1,497

0

1,497

0

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