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Hyundai Motor America Reports March Sales

-- Hyundai CUV segment up double digits

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America announced March sales of 67,005, up 37 percent over February, down 1.9 percent from a year ago.

Hyundai Motor America

"While we were hoping weather across the country would finally break, much of the nation continued to experience winter conditions, resulting in slower sales early in the month," said Bob Pradzinski, vice president of national sales, Hyundai Motor America. "During the second half of March, we saw very nice gains in our retail pace that we expect to continue throughout the month of April."   

Entering the spring selling season, we are looking forward to the launch of the all-new 2015 Genesis sedan set to arrive at dealerships later this month. Just as the first Genesis, launched in 2009, was a turning point for the Hyundai brand, we expect the all-new sedan will draw a new group of premium customers to our dealerships.    

The Santa Fe family saw sales gains of 36.7 percent, followed by the Tucson at 13.6 percent. The flagship Hyundai Equus was up 13.8 percent for the month, followed by the Sonata and Veloster up 6.8 percent and 3.3 percent respectively.

CARLINE

MAR 2014

MAR 2013

CY 2014

CY 2013

ACCENT      

5,843

5,669

16,008

13,914

SONATA

19,248

18,013

40,253

47,285

ELANTRA   

21,518

26,153

53,237

54,546

SANTA FE

9,726

7,116

23,440

19,446

AZERA

760

1,117

2,118

2,709

TUCSON

4,627

4,073

12,116

11,010

VERACRUZ

0

39

1

136

VELOSTER

2,782

2,693

6,686

6,357

GENESIS

2,170

3,124

5,236

8,113

EQUUS

331

291

918

814

TOTAL

67,005

68,306

160,013

164,330

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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