FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America reported total November sales of 55,171 units, a 9% decrease compared with November 2019. Retail sales were down 11%. There were three fewer selling days and one less selling weekend in November 2020. On a daily selling rate basis, Hyundai total sales were up 4% and retail sales increased 1% year over year.
"We were able to maintain our industry-beating sales momentum despite quirks in the reporting calendar and added COVID-19 challenges," said Randy Parker, vice president, National Sales, Hyundai Motor America. "We've never had a better product lineup and with the all-new Elantra hitting dealerships now and an onslaught of new SUV, performance and eco-friendly vehicles on their way, we are extremely optimistic about the future of Hyundai."
Hyundai sold 45,690 retail units in November, with SUVs representing 68% of the total retail mix. Retail sales rose for Palisade (+20%), Venue (+322%), and Hyundai's entire eco-friendly lineup (+18%), including Sonata Hybrid, the Ioniq family, Kona EV and Nexo. Hyundai also sold 8,242 total Sonata units, the best month in 2020 and an increase of 39%, while Kona total sales jumped 43%.
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November Product and Corporate Activities
Tucson North American Debut: Hyundai unveiled its innovative 2022 Tucson SUV
SUV Blitz: Hyundai will introduce 12 new or enhanced SUVs in the U.S. through 2021
N Expansion: An exciting cadence of seven new N and N Line models in sports, sedan and SUV segments will come to the U.S. through 2022
Eco-Focused Lineup: Hyundai will offer 10 electrified, eco-focused vehicles by the end of 2022, including seven SUVs and three car models
Best SUV Brand: U.S. News & World Report named Hyundai as the 2021 Best SUV Brand
AEB Achievement: During the past year, 96% of the Hyundai vehicles produced for sale in the U.S. offered Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) as standard equipment
Sonata Residual Value: The 2021 Sonata won the prestigious ALG Residual Value Award
Racing Wins: Hyundai drivers in the Hyundai Veloster N TCR won the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Drivers' Championship, while Hyundai took home the Manufacturers' Championship
Leadership Awards: Automotive News namedOlabisi Boyle, Claudia Marquez and Angela Zepeda among the 100 leading women in the auto industry and selected José Muñoz and Zepeda as All-Stars.
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