Hyundai Motor America Reports Best Ever July Sales

              Hyundai Motor America Reports Best Ever July Sales

- Sonata Hybrid has Best Month Ever

- Premium Models up More than 9 Percent

PR Newswire

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Hyundai Motor America,
recently ranked the highest non-premium brand in J.D. Power's APEAL and IQS
reports, posted its best July sales ever. Sales for the month were 67,011
units, up 1.5 percent compared with the same period in 2013. The Sonata had
another strong month with sales of 22,577 up 19 percent while the Santa Fe
recorded sales of 8,655, up 26 percent.

Hyundai Motor America

"As the summer weather heated up across the country, so did the selling
season," said Bob Pradzinski, vice president of national sales, Hyundai Motor
America. "With 2015 models beginning to hit showrooms, incentive spend up
across major brands and competitive financing available, it's a buyers' market
that many shoppers took advantage of."

The 2015 Genesis and Equus, Hyundai's premium models, both saw sales gains for
the month, up 5 percent and 76 percent, respectively.

CARLINE      JULY 2014 JULY 2013 CY 2014 CY 2013
ACCENT 3,755     5,537     38,019  34,996
SONATA        22,577    18,903    128,924 121,913
ELANTRA   22,213    23,958    134,710 150,202
SANTA FE      8,655     6,845     60,660  48,003
AZERA         512       928       4,703   6,720
TUCSON        3,767     3,949     28,103  26,156
VERACRUZ      0         2         1       169
VELOSTER      2,237     2,868     17,207  17,912
GENESIS       2,990     2,842     17,036  19,244
EQUUS         305       173       2,082   1,700
TOTAL         67,011    66,005    431,445 427,015

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 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.

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