Genesis: A luxury brand is born. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Oct. 3, 2016 2016 Hyundai Accent SE w/ the 6-speed MT - $15,580 to start including the $835 D&H charge provides owners with a 27/37 mpg city/highway rating. I have seen this vehicle going for < $11k new on dealership lots which is a great deal for first time buyers. I have not driven the new Genesis G80 or G90 so I will let those sit on the back burner until I can/do. Hyundai September 2016 Sales Overview Hyundai posted its best September in history with sales of 66,610, up 4.1 percent over the 64,015 sold in September of 2015. YTD sales of 587,688 is up 1.6 percent over the 578,190 sold through the same period and same number of sales day in 2015. Genesis G80 and G90 have now reached dealership showrooms and should help boost the brand's sales further going forward. Hyundai September 2016 Sales Highlights The brand's September highlights included the Santa Fe Sport and Accent. The Accent achieved sales of 7,495 vehicles in September, up 105.9 percent over the 3,640 sold in September of 2015. Within its segment, the B-Segment, it is solidly ahead of Fit. Although Versa sales are falling precipitously, the Accent has a ways to go before reaching that competitor. See below. Accent YTD sales of 62,200 is up 27.9 percent over the 48,625 sold through the same period of 2015. 2016 Hyundai Accent Sport Hatch The Santa Fe also achieved excellent September sales results with 11,350 sold, up 5.6 percent over the 10,752 sold in September of 2015. YTD sales of 98,298 is up 11. Percent over the 88,400 sold through the same period of 2015. September 2016 U.S. Automobile Market Share Detail In September, Ford’s U.S. market share was down a significant 0.9 percent. On a volume basis, September of 2016 US Auto sales of 1.43 million vehicles was down a slight 0.7 percent below September of 2015s 1.44 million vehicle sales result. 2016 YTD sales of 13.05 million is up 0.2 percent above the 13.02 million vehicles sold through the same period of 2015 with the same number of selling days. U.S. September 2016 Sales vs. September 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers GM September 2016 Sales Down 0.6% with 249,795 Vehicles Sold Ford September 2016 Sales Down 7.7% with 204,447 Vehicles Sold Toyota September 2016 Sales Up 1.5% with 197,260 Vehicles Sold FCA September 2016 Sales Down 0.9% with 192,883 Vehicles Sold Honda September 2016 Sales Down 0.1% with 133,655 Vehicles Sold Nissan September 2016 Sales Up 4.9% with 127,797 Vehicles Sold Hyundai September 2016 Sales Up 4.1% with 66,610 Vehicles Sold Subaru September 2016 Sales Up 3.5% with 54,918 Vehicles Sold Kia September 2016 Sales Down 1.2% with 49,220 Vehicles Sold Mercedes-Benz September 2016 Sales Up 3.1% with 33,075 Vehicles Sold BMW September 2016 Sales Down 5.2% with 29,413 Vehicles Sold Mazda September 2016 Sales Down 2.8% with 24,889 Vehicles Sold VW September 2016 Sales Down 7.8% with 24,112 Vehicles Sold Audi September 2016 Sales Up 1.6% with 17,617 Vehicles Sold In September, Mazda moved ahead of VW to take the 12th spot. The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in September was 17.8 million vehicles. On a YTD sales basis, light-vehicle SAAR was 17.4 million vehicles.