Thursday, 01 April 2021 18:18

Automakers Report March, Q1 Sales


...November sales of 4,720 vehicles, an increase of 37.5% compared to March last year. Year-to-date sales decreased 1.5%, with 12,729 vehicles sold.




Kia Motors America announced its best-ever month and an all-time high for first quarter sales. Through March, Kia sales are up 9% over the previous first quarter high set in 2016.


Finishing in record-setting fashion, Kia delivered 66,523 vehicles in March, with best-ever monthly performances by the K5 and Seltos.


March also saw Telluride continue its historic run, posting best-ever March sales a full two years after the model's introduction.




Hyundai Motor America reported total March sales of 75,403 units, a 115% increase compared with March 2020 and the all-time best month in Hyundai history.


Palisade and Kona had their best month ever, while Santa Fe and Tucson set new March highs. Hyundai fleet sales were down 58%, representing 4% of total volume.


March was also the best retail month ever, with 72,740 retail sales, up 153%. Retail sales rose for the entire lineup with SUVs (+173%), cars (+120%) and eco-friendly vehicles (+235%), all up triple digits.


For the quarter, Hyundai had its highest Q1 retail sales ever at 157,470 units, an increase of...

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