• Best All-Time Tucson, Santa Fe and Combined CUV October Sales
  • Genesis Sales Up 49 Percent

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 1, 2017
  Hyundai Motor America today reported October sales of Hyundai and Genesis branded vehicles of 53,010 units, a 15 percent decline in comparison with the company’s all-time best October in 2016. Hyundai’s lineup of CUVs continues to drive growth as it sets monthly October sales records for combined CUV sales (up 12 percent), Tucson (up 8 percent) and Santa Fe (up 15 percent). The reduction in fleet sales, down 23 percent from a year ago, is a contributing factor to the overall sales decrease.


Oct-17 Oct-16 2017 YTD 2016 YTD
Hyundai 51,224 61,304 547,862 646,284
Genesis 1,786 1,201 16,888 3,909
TOTAL 53,010 62,505 564,750 650,193


“The CUV growth trend for Hyundai continues as customers are able to find the right size, versatility and performance from Tucson and Santa Fe in highly competitive segments,” said John Angevine, director, National Sales, Hyundai Motor America. “With two months remaining in the year, our focus is on maintaining retail market share and working closely with our dealers for a strong close to 2017.”

In October, Hyundai displayed its commitment to making things better for its customers with several corporate and product initiatives. Earlier in the month, Hyundai launched its new Shopper Assurance program in Dallas, Houston, Orlando and Miami, offering customers a streamlined and modernized car buying experience. Hyundai also introduced a new Rear Occupant Alert system and showcased the aftermarket potential of its vehicles by unveiling four unique custom-builds at the SEMA Show, while drivers of its Tucson Fuel Cell accumulated more than 3 million zero-emission miles since the vehicle’s launch.


Vehicle Oct-17 Oct-16 2017 YTD 2016 YTD
Accent 5,485 6,498 50,126 68,698
Azera 162 359 2,773 4,134
Elantra 14,733 15,917 157,800 172,967
Equus 0 30 20 1,327
Genesis 0 581 1,132 22,244
Santa Fe 13,024 11,311 108,679 109,609
Sonata 7,595 14,972 115,313 170,251
Tucson 8,731 8,088 91,570 73,421
Veloster 596 3,548 11,122 23,633
Ioniq 898 0 9,327 0




FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 1, 2017 – Genesis Motor America today reported sales of 1,786 for October, a 49 percent increase compared with October 2016. G80 sales were also up 27 percent on the month.

“Consumer demand and awareness for G80 and G90 are increasing and that’s directly resulting in sales growth as both of our product lines have now been available for one year. We’re pleased with how our brand is performing going into November and December,” said Erwin Raphael, general manager of Genesis in the U.S. market. “In October, we also launched two key initiatives – An innovative new website called ‘MyGenesis’ for our customers and a partnership with the Executive Leadership Council focusing on the achievements of black executives and entrepreneurs.”


Oct-17 Oct-16 2017 YTD 2016 YTD
Genesis 1,786 1,201 16,888 3,909



Vehicle Oct-17 Oct-16 2017 YTD 2016 YTD
G80 1,408 1,109 13,264 3,807
G90 378 92 3,624 102
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