Hyundai Motor America Reports Record January Sales - Accent, Elantra and Equus all up more than 20 percent

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America today reported its best January in company history, selling 44,005 units for the month, up less than one percent versus the same period last year.

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"While year-over-year sales were up slightly, January was a bit of a challenge due to weather issues across the country, making us wonder how many more units we could have sold," said Bob Pradzinski, vice president, national sales. "Even with our Alabama plant shutting down production of Elantra and Sonata for a couple of days, due to a winter snow storm that crippled Montgomery, our dealers are well stocked with a full lineup of vehicles ready to support customer demand."

Leading the way were Accent, Elantra and Santa Fe with sales up 21, 26 and 12 percent, respectively.  Equus experienced sales of 327 units for the month, up 29 percent.

CARLINE

JAN/2014

JAN/2013

CY/2014

CY/2013

ACCENT       

4,240

3,495

4,240

3,495

SONATA

9,815

13,247

9,815

13,247

ELANTRA    

15,326

12,174

15,326

12,174

SANTA FE

6,721

5,991

6,721

5,991

AZERA

762

797

762

797

TUCSON

3,533

3,493

3,533

3,493

VERACRUZ

1

32

1

32

VELOSTER

1,821

1,759

1,821

1,759

GENESIS

1,459

2,472

1,459

2,472

EQUUS

327

253

327

253

TOTAL

44,005

43,713

44,005

43,713

Certified pre-owned sales saw an increase of 31 percent for the month.

HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA
Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai's 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty, and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Assurance includes Assurance Connected Care that provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Hyundai Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for three years. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.    

For more details on Hyundai Assurance, please visit www.HyundaiAssurance.com

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