Hyundai Motor America sees decrease for November sales

It was a favorable November for Hyundai Motor America despite sales of 55,171 units compared with November 2019 and retail sales that dropped by 11%. | Pixabay

It was a favorable November for Hyundai Motor America despite sales of 55,171 units compared with November 2019 and retail sales that dropped by 11%.

Total sales increased by 4% and retail sales grew by 1% year over year, based on a daily selling rate with selling days reduced by three days and one less selling weekend in November this year.

Hyundai had 45,690 retail units sold in November, according to PR Newswire.

Sonata posted 8,242 units sold in November, making it the best month Hyundai model this year.

The month also revealed a retail sales increase for Palisade (+20%), Venue (+322%) and Hyundai’s entire eco-friendly lineup (+18%), including Sonata Hybrid, the Ioniq family, Kona EV and Nexo.

“We were able to maintain our industry-beating sales momentum despite quirks in the reporting calendar and added COVID-19 challenges,” Randy Parker, vice president, National Sales, Hyundai Motor America, said. “We’ve never had a better product lineup and with the all-new Elantra hitting dealerships now and an onslaught of new SUV, performance and eco-friendly vehicles on their way, we are extremely optimistic about the future of Hyundai.”

November Total Sales Summary

Nov-20 Nov-19 2020 YTD 2019 YTD
Hyundai 55,171 60,601 555,991 624,051

Model Total Sales

Vehicle Nov-20 Nov-19 2020 YTD 2019 YTD
Accent 972 1,596 14,416 23,317
Elantra 8,095 17,322 94,626 156,374
Ioniq 1,090 1,495 11,531 18,410
Kona 8,551 5,996 67,904 66,648
Nexo 20 38 195 252
Palisade 6,436 5,268 74,538 23,082
Santa Fe 8,765 9,740 88,257 117,023
Sonata 8,242 5,931 68,938 80,361
Tucson 9,739 12,008 111,776 126,157
Veloster 296 917 7,324 12,137
Venue 2,965 290 16,486 290

Source: Hyundai Motor America sees decrease for November sales