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Hyundai October 2013 U.S. Sales - All-Time Record October Sales


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Hyundai Santa Fe

COSTA MESA, CA--Nov. 1, 2013: Hyundai Motor America today announced sales for the month of October of 53,555 units, up seven percent versus the same period in 2012, representing the best October in company history.

"October was a bit of a roller coaster ride for the entire automotive sector so we feel pretty good about exceeding prior year sales results and posting our best-ever October performance," said Dave Zuchowski, executive vice president of national sales. "We expect continued economic and political stabilization throughout the final two months of 2013, which should ease uncertainty, boost consumer confidence and restore a robust growth curve for new vehicle sales."

The core vehicles in the Hyundai line-up all saw sales gains during the month of October. Accent, Sonata, Elantra and Santa Fe sales were up 7, 18, 3 and 36 percent, respectively, with Sonata and Santa Fe aided by the arrival of freshened 2014 models with high-demand features like blind spot detection. The new 2014 Equus continues its roll, with sales up 14 percent. Azera, Tucson, Genesis and Veloster 2014 models are just now arriving at Hyundai dealerships.

"Consumers sidelined during the government shutdown took to showroom floors later in the month, with Hyundai sales pacing well over prior year levels in the last two weeks," said John Krafcik, president and CEO. "While we continue to rebuild dealer inventories on core models like Sonata and Santa Fe, we're also looking forward to the Los Angeles Auto International Auto Show in a few weeks, where we'll be introducing a refreshed 2014 Elantra line-up and our take on the next generation of electric vehicles."

Fleet sales represented 18 percent of total sales in October.

Certified Pre-Owned vehicle sales for the month were 6,405 a gain of 106 percent.

CARLINE

OCT/2013

OCT/2012

CY/2013

CY2012

ACCENT       

3,605

3,373

48,717

54,811

SONATA

19,872

16,773

172,574

192,119

ELANTRA    

14,876

14,512

209,469

167,087

SANTA FE

8,194

6,022

70,938

56,983

AZERA

512

840

9,617

6,833

TUCSON

2,016

3,451

34,907

41,295

VERACRUZ

0

343

175

7,683

VELOSTER

2,175

2,464

25,448

30,802

GENESIS

1,944

2,175

27,061

29,191

EQUUS

361

318

2,867

3,281

TOTAL

53,555

50,271

601,773

590,085

 

SALES-WEIGHTED FUEL ECONOMY


 

 

September
Window Label
Combined MPG

October Window
Label Combined
MPG

2013 CYTD Window
Label Combined MPG

Car

28.1

27.6

28.2

Truck

21.8

21.4

22.0

Hyundai Brand

27.9

27.4

28.0