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Hyundai Motor America Reports Its Best January Ever

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America today announced its best January ever, beating last year's record by 3.3 percent. Sales for January were 46,507.

Hyundai Division posts sales of 44,689 units in January

"Coming off a strong December, consumers' interest in our CUVs continued with the Santa Fe family up 53 percent and Tucson up 10 percent, a best January for both," said Derrick Hatami, vice president of national sales for Hyundai Motor America. 

Hyundai's small cars played a role in setting Hyundai's best January, too, with Accent up 40 percent, the Elantra family up 33 percent and Veloster up 20 percent.

Genesis Division posts sales of 1,818 units in January

"The Genesis brand continues to build on the momentum set in December with sales up five percent over last month," said Erwin Raphael, general manager of Genesis in the U.S. market.

SALES BY BRAND

 

JAN/2017

JAN/2016

CY/2017

CY/2016

HYUNDAI

44,689

45,011

44,689

45,011

GENESIS

1,818

0

1,818

0

TOTAL

46,507

45,011

46,507

45,011


MODELS

CARLINE

JAN/2017

JAN/2016

CY/2017

CY/2016

ACCENT

7,062

5,050

7,062

5,050

SONATA

7,894

15,209

7,894

15,209

ELANTRA

13,185

9,885

13,185

9,885

SANTA FE

7,889

5,139

7,889

5,139

AZERA

278

409

278

409

TUCSON

5,748

5,218

5,748

5,218

VELOSTER

2,438

2,023

2,438

2,023

GENESIS

186

1,907

186

1,907

EQUUS

5

171

5

171

G80

1,350

n/a

1,350

n/a

G90

468

n/a

468

n/a

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