Hyundai Motor America Reports Best April Ever

                Hyundai Motor America Reports Best April Ever  - Hyundai CUV segment up 21.4 percent  PR Newswire  FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 1, 2014  FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America announced April sales of 66,107, up 4.4 percent versus the same period in 2013, setting an all-time record April.  Hyundai Motor America.  "With consumer confidence continuing on an upward swing and the economy improving across the nation, customers appear to have put cars back on their shopping lists," said Bob Pradzinski, vice president of national sales, Hyundai Motor America. "With our award-winning lineup of vehicles, including our recently introduced all-new 2015 Genesis sedan that nabbed top honors -- Car of Texas -- at the Texas Auto Writers Association's Annual Texas Auto Roundup earlier this week, we look forward to the spring selling season."  Three Hyundai vehicles saw sales gains of 30 percent or more:Accent was up of 36 percent, followed closely by both Santa Fe and Sonata, up 30 percent.Sonata Hybrid had its best month ever at 2,055 units, up 8.6 percent for the month.Equus, Hyundai's premium luxury sedan, garnered a 9.2 percent gain over April 2013.  CARLINE      APR 2014 APR 2013 CY 2014 CY 2013 ACCENT 6,419    4,730     22,427  18,644 SONATA       20,495   16,077    60,748  63,362 ELANTRA   20,225   24,445    73,462  78,991 SANTA FE     8,997    6,940     32,437  26,386 AZERA        701      1,409     2,819   4,118 TUCSON       3,962    3,733     16,078  14,743 VERACRUZ     0        16        1       152 VELOSTER     2,759    3,120     9,445   9,477 GENESIS      2,264    2,584     7,500   10,697 EQUUS        285      261       1,203   1,075 TOTAL        66,107   63,315    226,120 227,645    HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA  Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai's 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Blue Link Assurance Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for one year with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.  For more details on Hyundai Assurance, please visit  Please visit our media website at and our blog at  Hyundai Motor America on Twitter | YouTube | Facebook  Logo-  SOURCE Hyundai Motor America  Website: Contact: Lori Scholz, 714-965-3890, 714-457-2170 (cell),