Hyundai March 2018 Sales: 61,540 Vehicles Sold, Down 11.2 Percent

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  1. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    [​IMG] Highlights are hard to come by as the brand continues to reduce fleet sales.

    Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – April 3, 2018

    2019 Hyundai Tucson


    The redesigned 2019 Tucson was introduced at the 2018 NYIAS and includes the brands cascading grille, a new center stack design, more advanced safety features and available Qi wireless charging. Standard Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, available second-row USB charger and Surround View Monitor add to its desirability. The 2019 Tucson is scheduled to arrive at Hyundai dealerships nationwide this fall.

    2019 Tucson Changes

    New Hyundai signature cascading grille
    New headlight/DRLs
    New front and rear fascias
    New rear taillights
    New 18” alloys
    Redesigned 17- and 19” alloys
    Redesigned exhaust tip on SEL and up
    New center stack design
    New panel vents
    New leather seats
    New rearview mirror
    New cluster
    Standard Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist and Lane Keeping Assist
    Surround View Monitor
    Smart Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go
    Driver attention warning
    Standard Electronic parking brake
    Available High Beam Assist, rain-sensing wipers, second-row USB charger, Qi wireless charging
    Standard 7-inch Display Audio system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Blue Link Connected Car System with three years of complimentary Blue Link services

    Hyundai March 2018 U.S. Auto Sales

    Hyundai reported it sold 61,540 vehicles in the United States in March, down 11.2 percent below the 69,265 sold in March of 2017. Sales were down 14.3 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis in which there were 28 selling days in March of 2018 vs. 27 in March of 2017.

    Hyundai’s YTD sales of 148,877 were down 11.8 percent below the 168,792 sold through the same period of 2017. Sales were down 14.1 percent on a DSR basis with 77 selling days in 2018 vs. 75 through the same period of 2017.


    Hyundai March and 1Q Sales Highlights

    The Tucson was the lone highlight with March sales of 11,806 vehicles, up 31.4 percent over the 8,985 sold in March of 2017. This March 2018 result was an all-time high result while setting monthly records for 13 consecutive months. YTD sales of 27,882 were up 31.8 percent over the 21,155 sold through the same period of 2017.

    2019 Hyundai Tucson Interior

    How Elantra like. :)


    Top 10 March 2018 sales items of note: The well accepted Equinox continues to outsell the perennial leading CR-V.


    B and C-Segment March 2018 sales items of note: The Sonic had a poor showing into the end of last year but that has since subsided as discounts continue to move it back to a more prominent position in the B-segment. Remember it used to hold on to the #2 spot behind the Versa for months on end just a few years ago. The all-new and imho, best B-segment available, all-new 2018 Accent continues to flounder since its release.


    D and Utility-Segment March 2018 sales items of note: Other than the up and coming 5-series, there is a lot of blank ink in the D-Segment. The all-new Camry is holding its own while most of the segment continues to see sales declines as perspective purchasers continue to move to the CUV where double digit gains show across much of the top 10 in that segment.

    In the Crossover segment, Rogue has held onto its #1 position and #3 overall position through the1Q ahead of RAM pickups. That is saying something!


    Pickup-Segment March 2018 sales items of note: There really is no change other than the sheer volume of Pickups’ sold. The F-Series has outsold 12 of the top 18 manufactures by its lonesome.


    Electrified-Segment March 2018 sales items of note: With a slow January start, Ford has placed a lot of $s behind its Fusion Hybrid and its sales volume again dominates the HEV segment placing the strong RAV4 and fading Prius behind. The Camry Hybrid although not moving beyond its stagnant 5th spot within the HEV Top 10, the positive sales results bode well for continued success of the most efficient midsize available today.

    On the electric front, the Prius Prime PHEV now accounts for 41.8 percent of the Prius liftback sales. Given the lower cost and plug-in capability, is it any wonder?

    Tesla, Honda, FCA, and Kia do not supply HEV/PHEV/BEV monthly sales breakouts.

    U.S. Automobile March 2018 vs. March 2017 Market Share Comparison


    March 2018 Market Share items of note: GM market share was up an extremely strong 1.3 percent compared to March of 2017. On the downside, Ford was down .6 percent, Hyundai was down 0.8 percent, and Nissan was down a steep 1.1 percent.

    U.S. March 2018 Sales vs. March 2017 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 18 Automobile Manufacturers
    Manufacturer ranking Items of note: Hyundai moved back ahead of Subaru despite a double digit negative monthly result. BMW, Mazda, and VW moved ahead of Mercedes-Benz with Mazda and VW achieving double digit sales volumes gains in March. Audi has sold 20,000 U.S. vehicles for just the fourth time and first ever for a March result.

    March 2018 U.S. Automotive industry sales of 1.649 million was up 6.3 percent vs. the 1.551 million sold in March of 2017. On a Daily Selling Rate basis with 28 selling days in March 2018 vs, 27 in March of 2017, sales were still up a healthy 2.6 percent.

    2018 YTD sales of 4.09 million is up .08 million or 2 percent over the 4.01 million sold through the same period of 2017.

    March 2018 automotive industry seasonally annual adjusted rate (SAAR) reached 16.8 million.
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  2. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    [​IMG] Hyundai Canada – March 2018 Overall and Highlights

    Hyundai Canada reported total March sales of 9,739 vehicles, down 12.1 percent below the 11,087 sold in March of 2017.

    YTD sales of 21,317 were down 11.7 percent below the 24,128 sold through the same period of 2017.

    Hyundai Canada Sales Highlights

    Ioniq achieved March sales of 245 vehicles.

    [​IMG] Canada March 2018 Sales vs. March 2017 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 7 Automobile Manufacturers
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