Hyundai Motor America reported April retail sales of 61,668 units, the second-best April retail sales month in its history. Electrified vehicle year-over-year retail sales increased 68% in April. Hyundai had no fleet sales in April 2022. Elantra Hybrid, Santa Fe Hybrid, Palisade and Nexo set new April records, while it was the best month ever for Santa Cruz.
“This was our second-best retail April ever as we worked overtime to meet robust consumer demand,” said Randy Parker, senior vice president, national sales, Hyundai Motor America. “Even with the challenges facing our industry, we were able to exceed the pre-pandemic total and retail sales of April 2019. Even more, our World Car of the Year IONIQ 5 and robust lineup of hybrid and plug-in hybrid models led to significantly increased electrified vehicle sales.”
- IONIQ 5 Swept World Car of the Year: The IONIQ 5 was named overall World Car of the Year, World Electric Vehicle of the Year and World Car Design of the Year
- U.S. Electrified Vehicle Production: Hyundai announced plans to produce the electrified Santa Fe Hybrid at its Hyundai Motor Manufacturing plant in Alabama, the first U.S. production of an electrified Hyundai model
- Palisade Product Enhancement Reveal: Hyundai unveiled its significantly enhanced 2023 Palisade SUV in a global debut at the New York International Auto Show
- Newsweek Disruptors: Hyundai Motor Group’s Executive Chair, Euisun Chung, was selected as the ‘Visionary of the Year’ by Newsweek and Hyundai was also awarded ‘Research and Development Team of the Year’ and ‘Powertrain Evolution of the Year’
- Model Awards: The Santa Cruz Sport-Adventure Vehicle was named Best Pickup Truck by the Northwest Automotive Press Association, while the Tucson was deemed the 2022 Best Compact SUV for Families by U.S. News & World Report
- Hyundai Hope: Hyundai Motor America continued its corporate social responsibility initiative, Hyundai Hope, with a $15,000 donation to the Food Bank for Monterey County
- Hyundai Hope On Wheels: Hyundai Hope On Wheels surpassed $200 million in funding to pediatric cancer research
- One Tree Planted: Hyundai donated $150,000 to help plant 150,000 trees across the U.S.