HYUNDAI SALES FOR JULY

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 1, 2003 -- Hyundai Motor America today announced sales of 36,316 vehicles for the month of July. Year-to-date sales of Hyundai vehicles in the U.S. are up 3.9 percent. “Our sales are continuing at a strong pace because the lineup of Hyundai vehicles delivers the kind of value consumers are looking for,” said Robert Cosmai, vice president of national sales for Hyundai Motor America. “Hyundai’s July sales were led by the Santa Fe sport utility vehicle, the compact Elantra and the midsize Sonata sedan, which set an all-time record for sales in July.”

“All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are also covered by the Hyundai Advantage, America’s Best Warranty, which includes the outstanding 10-year/100,000 Powertrain Warranty,” Cosmai said. “It’s all part of the great Hyundai value story.”

Following is the sales breakdown for July 2003:

MODEL Jul-03 Jul-02 CY2003 CY2002
ACCENT 4,290 6,613 32,375 45,255
SONATA 8,287 6,510 47,629 41,287
ELANTRA 10,316 12,570 68,129 72,256
TIBURON 2,192 1,985 13,810 11,810
SANTA FE 9,670 7,537 63,866 46,160
XG350 1,561 1,529 9,838 10,085
TOTAL 36,316 36,744 235,647 226,853

Editor’s Note: Robert Cosmai is available for interviews regarding Hyundai’s July sales. For an interview, please contact Chris Hosford at (714) 965-3470 or Mike Anson at (714) 965-3366.

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