Hyundai announces record high May sales, with new Sonata breaking its monthly sales record!
Hyundai Motor Company announced its sales have jumped 33 percent in May 2010, compared to the same month a year earlier. The South Korean largest carmaker sold 49,045 new cars and SUVs in the US market last month, while in the first five months it has sold a total of 204,577 new vehicles.
The most popular Hyundai model in May 2010 was again the hot-looking Sonata sedan, which experienced a 33 percent growth in sales compared to last year. Hyundai delivered more than 21 thousand units of its brand-new Sonata sedan to customers across the USA.
Other Hyundai models that also achieved higher sales than in May last year include Santa Fe SUV with more than 6.000 units sold, Elantra with sales above 9.000 units and Tucson crossover, which saw its sales grow incredible 227 per-cent to 4,395 units. Hyundai Genesis sedan also posted sales gain of 27 percent for a total of 2,480 units.
In the first five months of fiscal year, Hyundai Motor America sold 204,577 units, which represents an increase of 23 percent increase compared to last year.