Hyundai Motor America Reports January 2018 Sales

  • Retail Sales up 7 percent
  • All-time Tucson January with 7,638 Sold
  • Best Total SUV January; 12 Percent Increase Compared with January 2017 SUV Sales

 

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 1, 2018 – Despite another standout month for total SUV and Tucson sales, Hyundai Motor America reported January sales of Hyundai- and Genesis-branded vehicles of 41,242 units, an 11 percent decline in comparison with the company’s record setting January in 2017. Still, retail sales were up 7 percent with all regions experiencing an uptick. Tucson continues to achieve substantial sales growth, up 33 percent on the month and setting its January record, while Elantra sales increased by 6 percent.

Sales by Brand

 

Jan-18

Jan-17

2018 YTD

2017 YTD

Hyundai

39,629

44,689

39,629

44,689

Genesis

1,613

1,818

1,613

1,818

TOTAL

41,242

46,507

41,242

46,507

 

Hyundai Brand Highlights

“As we expected, the SUV focused-market continues into 2018 with consumer demand in those segments outpacing all others,” said John Angevine, director, National Sales, Hyundai Motor America. “Tucson set its monthly sales record for the eleventh consecutive month and is clearly resonating with what customers are looking for with its striking design and advanced technology.”

In January, Hyundai showcased its extensive capabilities in delivering exciting new vehicles and introducing technology innovations for the future of transportation. At CES, Hyundai unveiled its all-new dedicated fuel cell vehicle NEXO, partnered with Aurora to bring self-driving Hyundai vehicles to market by 2021 and aligned with Cisco to enable next-generation in-vehicle networking. The Detroit Auto Show quickly followed, and Hyundai pulled the sheet on its all-new uniquely styled Veloster and surprised the industry with the first N product in the U.S., the Veloster N. The Veloster will also come to market with several strategic partnerships, including joining the official roster of drivable vehicles in Forza Motorsport 7 for Xbox and integration in the upcoming major motion picture the “Ant-Man and the Wasp”. The past several weeks have also been spent preparing for Super Bowl LII, where Hyundai will leverage its official car and SUV designations with the NFL to bring the spotlight to its non-profit organization, Hyundai Hope On Wheels and the fight against pediatric cancer.

Hyundai Model Sales

Vehicle

Jan-18

Jan-17

2018 YTD

2017 YTD

Accent

2,429

7,062

2,429

7,062

Azera

125

278

125

278

Elantra

14,017

13,185

14,017

13,185

Santa Fe

7,677

7,889

7,677

7,889

Sonata

6,027

7,894

6,027

7,894

Tucson

7,638

5,748

7,638

5,748

Veloster

744

2,438

744

2,438

Ioniq

973

4

973

4

 

Genesis Brand Highlights

Genesis Motor America reported sales of 1,613 vehicles in January 2018.

“Our January sales of 1,613 G80 and G90 sedans demonstrate market share gains in two highly competitive luxury segments,” said Erwin Raphael, General Manager of Genesis Motor America. “We’re establishing a network of standalone retailers and intend to deliver a leading purchasing and ownership experience in addition to continued positive momentum.”

The Genesis G90 was also named the recipient of the 2018 Consumer Guide® Automotive Best Buy Award for Premium Large Car. The award will be officially presented at the upcoming Chicago Auto Show on February 8. This coming weekend, the Super Bowl Experience Driven by Genesis expects to welcome more than 125,000 attendees, and to continue to raise awareness for the brand.

Genesis Model Sales

Vehicle

Jan-18

Jan-17

2018 YTD

2017 YTD

G80

1,243

1,350

1,243

1,350

G90

370

468

370

468

 

Hyundai Motor America

Hyundai Motor America is focused on delivering an outstanding customer experience grounded in design leadership, engineering excellence and exceptional value in every vehicle we sell. Hyundai’s technology-rich product lineup of cars, SUVs and alternative-powered electric and fuel cell vehicles is backed by Hyundai Assurance—our promise to deliver peace of mind to our customers. Hyundai vehicles are sold and serviced through more than 830 dealerships nationwide and the majority sold in the U.S. are built at U.S. manufacturing facilities, including Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama. Hyundai Motor America is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, and is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea.

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