HYUNDAI REPORTS OCTOBER SALES

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 1, 2005 – Hyundai Motor America sold 29,413 units during the month of October. Year-to-date sales of Hyundai vehicles in the U.S. are up 7.6 percent over the same period, 2004. The all-new Sonata led sales in October with 9,676 units, up 13 percent over last year. “Automobile buyers in the U.S. are looking for value more than ever,” said Mark Barnes, vice-president of national sales for Hyundai Motor America. “Hyundai’s solid lineup of vehicles deliver that value,” he added.

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 October 2005:

CARLINE Oct-05 Oct-04 CY2005 CY2004
ACCENT 2,855 2,519 37,728 37,946
SONATA 9,676 8,589 95,296 92,454
ELANTRA 4,816 8,566 101,348 94,614
TIBURON 1,467 1,767 18,211 17,484
SANTA FE 4,224 8,946 60,830 94,457
XG350 1,289 1,681 13,589 13,764
TUCSON 5,086 1,043 51,606 1,066
TOTAL 29,413 33,111 378,608 351,785

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