Hyundai Sales Continue to Climb; March Sales Set New Record

Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET from Hyundai Motor America

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America
 today announced sales of 27,715 vehicles for the month of March, setting a new
 March sales record for the company.  This represents an increase of 26 percent
 over the previous March.  "March sales set yet another record for Hyundai and
 we expect our strong sales to continue," said Robert Cosmai, vice-president of
 sales for Hyundai Motor America.  "Our product lineup is fresh and we expect
 sales of our Santa Fe sport utility vehicle will continue to grow as plant
 capacity increases," he added.
     "In addition to our complete line of high-quality, high-value vehicles,
 another factor bringing customers into Hyundai showrooms is The Hyundai
 Advantage, America's Best Warranty," Cosmai said.  "Hyundai buyers are covered
 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," he added.
     Following is the sales breakdown for March 2001:
 
     CARLINE            March/2001      March/2000     CY2001      CY2000
 
     ACCENT               7,155           6,330        20,930      16,250
     SONATA               5,022           4,020        12,743      10,304
     ELANTRA              8,874          10,103        21,887      25,734
     TIBURON              1,804           1,548         4,172       1,676
     SANTA FE             3,268             N/A        11,040         N/A
     XG300                1,592             N/A         4,001         N/A
 
     TOTAL               27,715          22,001        74,773      55,400
 
 

SOURCE Hyundai Motor America
    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America
 today announced sales of 27,715 vehicles for the month of March, setting a new
 March sales record for the company.  This represents an increase of 26 percent
 over the previous March.  "March sales set yet another record for Hyundai and
 we expect our strong sales to continue," said Robert Cosmai, vice-president of
 sales for Hyundai Motor America.  "Our product lineup is fresh and we expect
 sales of our Santa Fe sport utility vehicle will continue to grow as plant
 capacity increases," he added.
     "In addition to our complete line of high-quality, high-value vehicles,
 another factor bringing customers into Hyundai showrooms is The Hyundai
 Advantage, America's Best Warranty," Cosmai said.  "Hyundai buyers are covered
 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," he added.
     Following is the sales breakdown for March 2001:
 
     CARLINE            March/2001      March/2000     CY2001      CY2000
 
     ACCENT               7,155           6,330        20,930      16,250
     SONATA               5,022           4,020        12,743      10,304
     ELANTRA              8,874          10,103        21,887      25,734
     TIBURON              1,804           1,548         4,172       1,676
     SANTA FE             3,268             N/A        11,040         N/A
     XG300                1,592             N/A         4,001         N/A
 
     TOTAL               27,715          22,001        74,773      55,400
 
 SOURCE  Hyundai Motor America