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Hyundai Motor America Reports June 2008 Sales

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Tops 50,000 sales for the first time ever

Best sales month in its history

Genesis begins arriving in dealerships

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 1 -- Hyundai Motor America today announced sales of 50,033 for the month of June, a 1.3 percent increase over the same record-setting period last year and best sales month ever.

"As consumers continue to shift to smaller cars, our most fuel-efficient vehicles -- Accent, Elantra and Sonata -- continue their upward trend with increases of 70 percent, 51 percent and 12 percent respectively over last year," said Dave Zuchowski, Hyundai Motor America's vice president of national sales. "We are very pleased with our record-setting results for June, breaking the 50,000 mark, and look forward to building on this trend."

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 almost 800 dealerships nationwide.

  CARLINE            JUNE/2008      JUNE/2007        CY2008         CY2007

  ACCENT                6,914          4,067         28,184         18,926
  SONATA               16,875         15,080         65,927         67,658
  ELANTRA              14,482          9,617         61,978         49,932
  TIBURON                 979          1,670          4,967          7,395
  SANTA FE              5,863          8,460         37,410         44,372
  AZERA                 1,745          1,807         11,443         12,539
  TUCSON                1,964          3,639         11,747         20,350
  ENTOURAGE               499          3,479          3,032         11.946
  VERACRUZ                682          1,549          6,348          3,477
  GENESIS                  30            n/a             30            n/a
  TOTAL                50,033         49,368        231,066        236,595