HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA REPORTS SEPTEMBER SALES

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 1, 2008 - Hyundai Motor America today announced sales of 24,765 for the month of September, a 25 percent decrease from September 2007 levels.

“As consumers tighten their spending due to the uncertain economic times we are experiencing, we are certainly feeling the pinch, as I am sure every other manufacturer is,” said Dave Zuchowski, Hyundai Motor America’s vice president of national sales. “While we are disappointed in September sales results, we believe it is consistent with what happened in the overall industry. But we feel Hyundai is well positioned to weather these difficult economic times with a full lineup of vehicles that offer some of the best value, fuel economy, safety and quality 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 power train 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.

CARLINE Sep-08 Sep-07 CY2008 CY2007
ACCENT 3,014 3,120 44,393 29,212
SONATA 8,629 6,550 97,442 99,358
ELANTRA 3,681 7,164 86,144 73,890
TIBURON 677 1,236 7,730 11,850
SANTA FE 4,676 7,496 56,629 70,005
AZERA 483 1,423 13,437 17,361
TUCSON 1,294 3,693 16,247 32,449
ENTOURAGE 455 879 4,360 15,664
VERACRUZ 827 1,653 8,427 8,618
GENESIS 1,029 N/A 2,855 N/A
TOTAL 24,765 33,214 337,664 358,407

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