Hyundai USA Sales Grows 20% thanks to Tucson, Santa Fe

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Hyundai and Kia Motors saw their combined U.S. sales reach 110,049 units last month, up 16.1 percent from a year ago. In the U.S. market, Hyundai Motor sold 60,005 units during the month of October, up 19.8 percent year on year, the highest October sales in its history.

The sales of Tucson and Santa Fe increased sharply, leading the overall growth in Hyundai Motor’s sales in America. The Santa Fe was sold more than 10,000 units, registering a positive year-on-year growth of 25 percent, while the sales of the Tucson doubled to 7,298 units thanks to the launch of a new model. This could be better when Hyundai Motor America apply the facelift received in South Korea.

Kia Motors America also enjoyed strong sales there last month. It sold 50,044 units, up 12.0 percent year on year. For last month, Hyundai Motor’s per-unit incentive amounted to US$2,408, the third lowest behind Honda’s $2,093 and Subaru’s $591. Kia Motors’ per-unit incentive was $2,826, higher than that of Hyundai Motor.

For the January-October period of this year, the combined U.S. sales of Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors totaled 1,164,219 units, up 6.1 percent from the same period last year.

Hyundai October Sales Figures

CARLINE

OCT/2015

OCT/2014

CY/2015

CY/2014

ACCENT

5,102

4,839

53,727

51,244

SONATA

16,071

15,563

173,751

180,497

ELANTRA

15,868

12,758

209,830

189,161

SANTA FE

11,060 8,817 99,460 87,724

AZERA

243 287 4,882 6,263

TUCSON

7,298 3,592 48,374 40,550

VERACRUZ

0 0 0 1

VELOSTER

2,140 1,652 19,795 24,617

GENESIS

2,020 2,325 26,443 24,638

EQUUS

203

248

1,933

2,844

TOTAL

60,005

50,081

638,195

607,539

Kia October Sales Figures

  MONTH OF OCTOBER YEAR-TO-DATE
Model 2015 2014 2015 2014
Rio 1,571 2,534 21,847 31,921
Forte 5,198 5,190 68,498 58,983
Optima 14,381 11,840 132,684 134,486
Cadenza 1,018 608 5,898 8,237
K900 229 62 2,134 1,168
Sportage 4,476 3,743 43,484 36,386
Sorento 8,593 7,656 94,354 84,234
Sedona 2,332 2,376 32,196 8,032
Soul 12,246 10,685 124,929 126,264
Total 50,044 44,694 526,024 489,711

 

 

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