HYUNDAI SETS NEW ALL-TIME MONTHLY SALES RECORD

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 1, 2005 - Hyundai Motor America today announced sales of 43,051 vehicles for the month of June, setting a new all-time, single-month record for the company. Leading the way was the Elantra with sales of 11,910 units. SUV sales were also very strong with combined Santa Fe and Tucson sales of 14,567, establishing an all-time record for monthly SUV sales.

“We’re very pleased that consumers continue to recognize the quality and value Hyundai offers throughout the product line-up,” said Ed Bradley, Hyundai’s vice president, National Sales. “Tucson’s recognition as the segment leader in the 2005 Strategic Vision Total Quality Study is further reinforcement of the confidence consumers have in Hyundai products.”

All Hyundai cars and sport utility vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by The Hyundai Advantage, America’s Best Warranty. Hyundai buyers are protected by a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty, a 5-year/60,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty, a 7-year/unlimited-mile anti-perforation warranty and 5-year/unlimited-mile roadside assistance protection.

Following is the sales breakdown for June 2005:

CARLINE Jun-05 Jun-04 CY2005 CY2004
ACCENT 4,086 4,332 21,910 23,004
SONATA 8,560 12,035 55,534 53,976
ELANTRA 11,910 11,316 60,539 56,849
TIBURON 2,277 1,830 10,306 8,932
SANTA FE 8,592 10,362 39,087 54,459
XG350 1,651 1,461 8,102 7,791
TUCSON 5,975 0 28,959 0
TOTAL 43,051 41,336 224,437 205,011

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