• September sales total 382,375 units, down 1.3 percent y/y
SEOUL, October 1, 2019 – Hyundai Motor Company today announced global sales results for September 2019, which totaled 382,375 units.
Domestic sales recorded a 4.5 percent year-on-year decrease, totaling 50,139 units. The all-new Sonata maintained strong sales with 7,156 units, while Grandeur (Azera) and Avante (Elantra) sales also remained solid with 4,814 and 4,900 units, respectively.
Hyundai’s SUV lineup combined for a total of 19,454 units sold in Korea led by the Santa Fe, which became the country’s best-selling vehicle for the month of September with 7,813 units. Brand new entry SUV Venue was Hyundai’s second most popular SUV model with 3,690 units sold, followed by the Kona which sold 3,636 units.
For markets other than Korea, sales decreased by 0.8 percent from the same month in 2018, totaling 332,236 units sold. Tucson led all models with 43,872 units.
Weaker demand in emerging markets weighed on overseas sales despite continued growth in developed markets including North America and Europe.
Sales Results (Units)
* Monthly sales figures provided in this press release are unaudited and on a preliminary basis.
1. Sales in Korea is based on retail sales while Overseas Sales (Global Sales excluding Korea) is based on wholesales.
2. Sales result includes entire sedan, SUV and CV models produced by Hyundai Motor.
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