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Hyundai Motor America Reports Second Best April Retail Sales In Its History

Hyundai Motor America Reports Second Best April Retail Sales In Its History
  • Hyundai electric vehicle retail sales up 68% in April Led by the World Car of the Year IONIQ 5 electric SUV

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, California.May 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hyundai Motor America reported sales of 61,668 units in April, the second best April sales month in its history. Retail sales of electric vehicles rose 68% year-on-year in April. Hyundai had no fleet sales in Apr 2022† Elantra Hybrid, Santa Fe Hybrid, Palisade and Nexo set new records in April, while it was the best month ever for Santa Cruz

“This was our second best April ever as we worked overtime to meet strong consumer demand,” said Randy Parker, Senior Vice President, National Sales, Hyundai Motor America. “Even with the challenges our industry faces, we were able to sustain the pre-pandemic total and retail sales of April 2019† In fact, our World Car of the Year IONIQ 5 and our robust range of hybrid and plug-in hybrid models have resulted in significantly higher electric vehicle sales.”

April total sales summary


April 22nd

Apr-21

% Chg

2022 YTD

2021 YTD

% Chg

Hyundai

61,668

77.523

-20%

221.344

244,653

-10%

Product and business activities in April

  • IONIQ 5 Swept World Car of the Year: The IONIQ 5 was called overall World Car of the Year, World Electric Vehicle of the Year and World Car Design of the Year
  • U.S. Electric Vehicle Manufacturing: Hyundai announced plans to produce the electrified Santa Fe Hybrid at its Hyundai Motor Manufacturing plant in Alabamathe first US production of an electrified Hyundai model
  • Palisade Product Improvement Reveals: Hyundai revealed its significantly improved 2023 Palisade SUV in its worldwide debut at the New York International Auto Show
  • Newsweek disruptors: Chairman of the Board of Hyundai Motor Group, Euisun Chungused to be selected as ‘Visionary of the Year’ by Newsweek and Hyundai was also named ‘Research and Development Team of the Year’ and ‘Powertrain Evolution of the Year’
  • Model prices: The Santa Cruz Sport adventure vehicle was called Best Pickup Truck by the Northwest Automotive Press Association, while the Tucson used to be deemed the 2022 Best Compact SUV for Families by US News & World Report
  • Hyundai Hope: Hyundai Motor America continued its corporate social responsibility initiative, Hyundai Hope, with a $15,000 donation to the Food Bank for Monterey County
  • Hyundai Hope On Wheels: Hyundai Hope On Wheels surpassed $200 million in funding childhood cancer research
  • Planted a tree: Hyundai donated $150,000 to help plant 150,000 trees in the US

April model total sales

vehicles

April 22nd

Apr-21

% Chg

2022 YTD

2021 YTD

% Chg

accent

1,372

2.711

-49%

4.069

6.983

-42%

Elantra

10.669

14,358

-26%

32,741

40,451

-19%

ioniq

104

1,364

-92%

3.648

5.489

-34%

Ioniq 5

2,677

0

8.921

0

Kona

5.485

10,267

-47%

21,021

32,877

-36%

Nexo

47

18

+161%

213

96

+122%

stockade

8.351

8.278

+1%

29,376

29,485

0%

Santa Cruz

3,150

0

11.550

0

Santa Fe

11.074

10,470

+6%

36,656

39,040

-6%

Sonata

2.062

10.216

-80%

9.806

30.773

-68%

Tucson

14,616

16,901

-14%

54,271

50.048

+8%

veloster

279

322

-13%

741

1,009

-27%

Event location

1,782

2.618

-32%

8,331

8.402

-1%

Note: Electrified vehicles are hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell models.

Hyundai Motor America

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