Hyundai Motor America Breaks March Record Set in 2007

Hyundai Motor America Breaks March Record Set In 2007

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., 04/01/2008 Hyundai Motor America today announced record sales of 42,796 for the month of March, a two percent increase over the same record-setting period last year.

“We are very encouraged by our March results, especially considering the challenging market we are in,” said Dave Zuchowski, Hyundai Motor America’s vice president of national sales. “Our redesigned Sonata posted a solid seven percent increase over a year ago, while Accent, Elantra and Azera all saw double-digit growth compared with March of last year. We are cautiously optimistic and feel our brand is very well positioned to respond to the emerging spring selling season.”

All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by The Hyundai Advantage, America’s Best Warranty. Hyundai buyers are protected by a 10-year/100,000-mile power train warranty, a 5-year/60,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty, a 7-year/unlimited-mile anti-perforation warranty and 5-year/unlimited-mile roadside assistance protection.

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 790 dealerships nationwide.

CARLINE MAR 2008 MAR 2007 CY2008 CY2007
ACCENT 3,938 3,427 10,214 8,272
SONATA 11,306 10,584 24,431 29,997
ELANTRA 11,505 10,343 23,870 22,832
TIBURON 829 1,247 2,071 2,903
SANTA FE 7,972 8,470 17,691 21,239
AZERA 2,922 2,395 5,706 5,864
TUCSON 2,427 3,982 6,013 9,694
ENTOURAGE 627 1,358 1,542 3,226
VERACRUZ 1,270 178 3,800 178
TOTAL 42,796 41,984 95,338 104,205

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