HYUNDAI SETS RECORD MARCH WITH 41,984 SALES

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 3, 2007 -- Hyundai Motor America today reported its best March ever with sales of 41,984 vehicles, up 22 percent over February. The all-new Santa Fe and Accent were up 109 percent and 57 percent over March 2006 respectively.

“Once again we are pleased to see such a strong March given the continued challenging sales conditions across the country,” said Dave Zuchowski, Hyundai’s vice president of National Sales. “We are excited to finish off the first quarter with such momentum and feel poised for continued sales growth in the second quarter with the launch of our new midsize crossover Veracruz and continued strong performance from one of the freshest product lineups in the industry.”

All Hyundai 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, and a 7-year/unlimited-mile anti-perforation warranty and 5-year/unlimited-mile roadside assistance protection.

Following is the sales breakdown for March 2007:

CARLINE Mar-07 Mar-06 CY2007 CY2006
ACCENT 3,427 2,181 8,272 4,765
SONATA 10,584 17,487 29,997 42,871
ELANTRA 10,343 9,665 22,832 25,785
TIBURON 1,247 1,547 2,903 3,663
SANTA FE 8,470 4,058 21,239 10,452
XG350/AZERA 2,395 2,401 5,864 6,260
TUCSON 3,982 4,427 9,694 12,192
ENTOURAGE 1,358 n/a 3,226 n/a
VERACRUZ 178 n/a 178 n/a
TOTAL 41,984 41,766 104,205 105,988

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