Hyundai's January 2012 sales in China top 53.500 units!
According to latest sales statistics coming from China, the world's most populated market, Hyundai Motor Company recorded sales of 53.500 units in january.
Hyundai was the fifth best-selling automobile brand in China last month following only Shanghai VW, Shanghai GM, FAW-VW and Dongfeng Nissan.
The popular Verna sedan was followed by Hyundai Sonata mid-size sedan which recorded sales of 8.006 units in january 2012. Hyundai Sonata sales have been consitently exceeding 6.000 units sales mark over the past couple of months with sales crossing the 10.000 units mark in September last year.
Other Hyundai models that performed pretty well last month include the ix35 crossover, know also as Hyundai Tucson in the States and Hyundai Elantra compact sedan. Thanks to high demand in China, the Elantra sedan was ranked the second-best selling vehicle in the world at the end of 2011.
The Hyundai Elantra has been out of the top 10 best selling cars in the world in the years of 2009 and 2010, but became the second-best selling vehicle on the planet in 2011. With worldwide sales of 1.01 million units last year it was ranked only 10.000 units below the Toyota Corolla, the top seller in 2011!