Hyundai Motor Reports February Global Sales

SEOUL, Korea, March 2, 2010 - Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea's largest automaker, reports its domestic and overseas sales results for February 2010 and the January to February period of 2010.

February 2010 Results



Hyundai Motor Reports February Global Sales - inlinetitle

February 2010 Highlights (year-on-year)

Domestic Sales

  • Up 9.2%, aided by two all-new models launched in 2nd half of last year, New Sonata and Tucson ix.
  • The best-selling model in Korea last month was again the Sonata, selling 13,291 units. Of this figure, 12,217 units were the new Sonata model, which was launched in the domestic market in September.

Overseas Sales

  • Up 27.3%
  • Exports up 3.9%, sales of overseas plants up 43.9% led by China and India.


YEAR TO DATE

Unit = one vehicle
JAN~FEB 2010 Y-o-Y (%) JAN~FEB 2009
Domestic Passenger Cars 65,661 30 50,501
Sales SUVs 18,704 70 11,004
1CVs 24,390 30.2 18,739
Total 108,755 35.5 80,244
Overseas Exports 134,286 14.4 117,359
Sales 2Overseas Plants 279,251 50.7 185,260
Total 413,537 36.7 302,619
Global Sales Total 522,292 36.4 382,863

Established in 1967, Hyundai Motor Co. has grown into the Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group which was ranked as the world’s fifth-largest automaker since 2007 and includes over two dozen auto-related subsidiaries and affiliates. Employing over 75,000 people worldwide, Hyundai Motor sold approximately 3.1 million vehicles globally in 2009, posting sales of US$41.8 billion (including overseas plants, using the average currency exchange rate of 1,276 won per US dollar). Hyundai vehicles are sold in 193 countries through some 6,000 dealerships and showrooms. Further information about Hyundai Motor and its products are available at www.hyundai.com.

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