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Hyundai announces November sales figures

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Hyundai Motor America says it sold forty percent fewer cars in November, 2008 than one year earlier. Total number of units sold for the month were 19,221.

"We are still experiencing challenging times but believe that Hyundai remains exceptionally well positioned to confront these difficult market conditions," said Dave Zuchowski, Hyundai Motor America's vice president of national sales.  "The Hyundai Holiday Sales event will continue to offer great deals for the month of December and we are proud of the fact that Accent is now the lowest priced and most dependable sub-compact car on the market."

Several Hyundai models are built in Montgomery, including the Sonata sedan and Santa Fe SUV.

None of the company's ten models made sales gains over the November, 2007 figures however.

Sonata sales were off 55% and Santa Fe sales dipped 42% in same month sales.

Here's a look at overall sales -

CARLINE

NOV/2008

NOV/2007

CY/2008

CY/2007

ACCENT      

1,983

2,238

48,598

34,110

SONATA

5,379

11,831

110,764

120,696

ELANTRA   

3,268

3,340

92,085

81,967

TIBURON

411

727

8,699

13,472

SANTA FE

4,282

7,374

64,705

83,319

AZERA

316

1,575

14,114

20,351

TUCSON

918

3,107

18,153

38,514

ENTOURAGE

584

466

5,405

16,726

VERACRUZ

929

1,225

10,055

11,367

GENESIS

1,151

0

5,127

0

TOTAL

19,221

31,883

377,705

420,522

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