Hyundai Motor America
10550 Talbert Ave, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
For Immediate Release
Miles Johnson
Senior Manager, Quality, Service and Technology
(714) 366-1048
ID: 28633

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 3, 2004 - Hyundai Motor America today announced sales of 35,045 vehicles for the month of April, which represented the best April sales in company history. The Hyundai Sonata, named the highest Quality entry in the midsize car in the coveted J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study, lead sales in April followed by the Hyundai Elantra and the popular Santa Fe sport utility vehicle.

“Hyundai is pleased to see the Sonata recognized as the highest quality vehicle in its segment in initial quality,” said Ed Bradley, vice president, National Sales at Hyundai Motor America. “Sonata is representative of the winning combination of high quality and high value that consumers are looking for today.”

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 5-year/100,000-mile anti-perforation warranty and 5-year/unlimited-mile roadside assistance protection.

Following is the sales breakdown for April 2004:

CARLINE Apr-04 Apr-03 CY2004 CY2003
ACCENT 3,792 4,471 15,073 17,696
SONATA 10,172 6,963 30,571 25,228
ELANTRA 9,186 9,217 33,656 38,516
TIBURON 1,512 2,088 5,220 6,856
SANTA FE 9,124 10,927 34,172 34,281
XG350 1,259 1,335 4,646 5,402
TOTAL 35,045 35,001 123,338


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