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Hyundai continues sales records in 2012

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

Hyundai Motor America announced another round of all-time sales records saying January 2012 sales figures were up 15 percent over the same period last year. The company moved 42,694 units during the first month of the year.

January retail sales were up 19 percent from last year, according to Hyundai.

The Montgomery, Alabama built Elantra's sales are up 13 percent and the Genesis/Equus sales are up 27 percent over last year.

"January was a good month for us as Januarys go. We set an all-time sales record for the month, saw continued stabilization in the general economy, and witnessed the Hyundai Elantra crowned as North American Car of the Year," said Dave Zuchowski, Hyundai Motor America's executive vice president, national sales.

Zuchowski summed the report up saying, "All in all, a very solid base to build off in 2012."

CARLINE

JAN/2012

JAN/2011

CY/2012

CY/2011

ACCENT

4,341

4,244

4,341

4,244

SONATA

14,489

13,261

14,489

13,261

ELANTRA

10,900

9,659

10,900

9,659

SANTA FE

4,818

4,415

4,818

4,415

AZERA

18

156

18

156

TUCSON

3,116

2,863

3,116

2,863

VERACRUZ

736

579

736

579

VELOSTER

1,693

N/A

1,693

N/A

GENESIS

2,291

1,783

2,291

1,783

EQUUS

292

254

292

254

TOTAL

42,694

37,214

42,694

37,214

INFORMATION SOURCE: Hyundai Motor America reports

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