Sunday, October 9th, 2011
Hyundai has recorded its best-ever September sales result since the brand was introduced to Australia in 1986

Hyundai Motor Company Australia (HMCA) finished in fourth position overall with 7,508 sales achieving a market share of 8.6%. The sales result saw an increase of 22.7% September 2011 v. September 2010 in a total market which was up 2.1% over the same period.

In passenger car sales, HMCA ranked third for the month and fourth YTD with 5,484 vehicles sold and a market share of 11.5%.

Hyundai was first in the light car segment with a combined market share of 15.2% for i20 and Accent models and second in the small car segment with a combined market share of 15.1% for the i30 and Elantra models.

“A strong passenger car sales result for September is very pleasing and reflects the success of our recent new model introductions including Elantra and Accent,” said Damien Meredith, Director of Sales, Hyundai Motor Company Australia. “We look forwards to a robust last quarter of 2011 as we launch the all-new i40 Tourer medium-size wagon.”

Hyundai Motor America (HMA) has announced a record September sales figure of 52,051 vehicles, an increase of 12.0% September 2011 v. September 2010. Sales are up 20.0% September YTD versus the same period a year earlier.

Hyundai Motor Company has seen an overall increase in global sales of 14.1% rising from 315,157 in September 2010 to 359,560 in September 2011.

Hyundai’s Australian highlights include:

• iMax ranked second in the people-mover segment achieving 197 vehicle sales and a 21.4% market share.

• iLoad ranked second in the van segment after posting a sales result of 565 units and a 30.8% market share. In the competitive van segment Hyundai’s iLoad remains first overall YTD.

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