In passenger car sales, HMCA ranked fourth for the month, and fourth YTD with 5,481vehicles sold and a market share of 11.3%.
The multi-award winning i20 fuel efficient car placed third in the light car segment with its best-ever sales result since launch of 1,163 vehicle sales and a market share of 10.4%.
“The new Accent hatch and sedan models arrived in August,” said Damien Meredith, Director of Sales, Hyundai Motor Company Australia. “Alongside the i20 hatch and i30 range, the new Accent offers consumers a range of solutions to their motoring needs in the smaller car market.”
Hyundai Motor America (HMA) has announced an August sales figure of 58,505 vehicles, an increase of +9.1% August 2011 v. August 2010. Sales are up +21.3% August YTD versus the same period a year earlier.
Hyundai Motor Company has seen an overall increase in global sales of +5.1% rising from 292,491 in August 2010 to 307,320 in August 2011. Domestic sales also increased by +4% (August 2011 v. August 2010) with 51,322 units sold compared to 49,362 for the same period last year.
Hyundai’s Australian highlights include:
• Hyundai's i20 small car ranked third in the light car segment achieving 1,163 vehicle sales and a market share of 10.4%.
• iMax ranked second in the people mover segment after posting a sales result of 151 units and a 15% market share.
• iLoad ranked first in the van segment achieving 629 vehicle sales and a market share of 33.2%.