April 2011 was a very strong month for Hyundai Motor America! The South Korean carmaker recently reported an all-time record April 2011 sales of 61.754 units! The number represents a 40 percent increase compared with the same record-breaking period in 2010.
Hyundai's sales-to-date in the States are up as well. The automaker increased its sales so far by more than 30 percent, with retail volume rising 40 percent. According to Hyundai Motor America, sales to fleet accounts are down 45 percent for the year with fleet representing 13 percent of the total sales mix year-to-date.
Hyundai's best-selling nameplate in April 2011 was the popular Elantra with sales surpassing the 22.000 sales mark. It was followed by Sonata mid-size sedan and Santa Fe SUV in second and third spot with sales 21,730 and 5,771 units, respectively.
April 2011 marks the first time Hyundai sold more than 20,000 units in the same month of two different models.
You can find more detailed April 2011 sales report at our friend's Hyundai blog: Hyundai sales April