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Hyundai Motor Reports December 2018 Global Sales Results

2019.01.02 00:00:00 No. 16093

Hyundai Motor Reports December 2018 Global Sales Results

- Global sales total 4,586,775 units in 2018, increase of 1.8 percent year-over-year

- Sales for December increased by 0.4 percent year-over-year, total 410,326 units

SEOUL, Jan. 2, 2019  Hyundai Motor Company today announced its global sales results for 2018, recording a total of 4,586,775 units
sold, up 1.8 percent from last year.

Overseas sales increased by 1.3 percent year-over-year, posting 3,865,697 units. Despite the challenging market environment such as
faltering demands in China, Hyundai Motor continued its growth in rapidly growing markets, namely the Central American region and Russia.

Sales in Korea increased by 4.7 percent compared to the previous year, resulting in 721,078 units sold. Sales increase was led by the
All-new Santa Fe and Grandeur (also known as Azera) with combined sales of 120,303 units.

Hyundai Motor posted unit sales of 410,326 in December of 2018, increase of 0.4 percent year-over-year.

Hyundai targets 4.68 million units in sales in 2019, with the expectation of continued sales momentum with the introduction of full line up
of SUVs, including Palisade - flagship premium three-row SUV and the newest addition to Hyundai family, Santa Fe and the refreshed
Tucson, spearheading into major markets to meet its customers.

1. Hyundai Motor currently has overseas plants in Brazil, China, the Czech Republic, India, Russia, Turkey and the U.S. 

2. Sales in Korea are based on retail sales while Overseas Sales (Global Sales excluding Korea) are based on wholesales.

3. Sales result includes entire sedan, SUV and CV models produced by Hyundai Motor.

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About Hyundai Motor Company
Established in 1967, Hyundai Motor Company is committed to becoming a lifetime partner in automobiles and beyond with its range of world-class vehicles and mobility services offered available in more than 200 countries. Employing more than 110,000 employees worldwide, Hyundai sold more than 4.5 million vehicles globally. Hyundai Motor continues to enhance its product line-up with vehicles that are helping to build solutions for a more sustainable future, such as NEXO – the world’s first dedicated hydrogen-powered SUV. 

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Jin Cha
Global PR Team / Hyundai Motor

+82 2 3464 2128 

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