Several automakers on Oct. 1 released sales reports on the month of September and the third quarter of 2020.
Hyundai Motor America reported total September sales of 54,790 units, a 5% increase compared with September 2019. Retail sales were up 21%. Hyundai fleet sales were down 67% and represented 5% of total volume.
Hyundai anticipates outperforming the retail sales industry average again in September, something it has accomplished every month in 2020.
"Our outstanding product portfolio combined with stable inventory, the right incentives and the elevation of the customer experience at our dealerships has resulted in another month of market share gains," said Randy Parker, vice president of national sales. "Retail sales in the third quarter also increased, another indication that sales are recovering from the pandemic."
In the third quarter, Hyundai sold a total of 170,828 units, a 1% decline and 161,254 retail units, a 7% increase compared with Q3 2019.
Mazda North American Operations reported total September sales of 24,237 vehicles, an increase of 28.7% compared to September 2019.
Year-to-date sales totaled 203,280 vehicles; a decrease of 2.3% compared to the same time last year. With 25 selling days in September, compared to 23 the year prior, the company posted an increase of 18.4% on a Daily Selling Rate (DSR) basis.
Mazda Motor de Mexico reported September sales of 4,089 vehicles, a decrease 4.8% compared to September last year. Year-to-date sales decreased 28.3%, with 31,078 vehicles sold.