PROFILING HYUNDAI CANADA’S RAPID CANADIAN SALES GROWTH – NOVEMBER EDITION

In October, the badge on the second best-selling SUV in Canada was the italicized H of Hyundai’s. Meanwhile, October’s fourth best-selling car in Canada also featured the italicized H. The Santa Fe and Elantra aren’t newly introduced models, either. These are established players. Yet buyers don’t appear to be put off by the Hyundais even if the North American consumer world has become accustomed to the look of the latest Santa Fe and Elantra.

With this background in mind, it’s no surprise to see another astounding month of sales success at Hyundai Canada. Numbers published by Hyundai overnight show an increase of 1,459 sales over November of 2008. Canada Auto Sales figures from October reveal Hyundai to be the sixth best-selling automotive brand in Canada, just behind Honda, a brand succumbing to falling sales of late. Worldwide, Hyundai is ranked fourth in terms of volume. For all the details on Hyundai’s last thirty days, keep scrolling. Check out the October version here.
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26.2 – percentage increase in year-over-year Hyundai Canada sales for the month ending November 30th
11 – consecutive months of double-digit sales increases posted by Hyundai Canada
10 – consecutive months with record-breaking sales figures posted by Hyundai Canada
7,022 – total Hyundai sales in Canada last month
2,206 – total Hyundai Elantra sales in November, including 513 Elantra Tourings
2,042 – total Hyundai Santa Fe sales in November, nearly double the number of Santa Fes sold last November
970 – total Hyundai Accent sales in November, the Accent being one of five Hyundai models to suffer lower sales this November than in November of ’08
802 – total Hyundai Sonata sales in November (down from 1,391 Sonata sales last November), a month where Hyundai revealed initial images of the next Sonata
680 – total Hyundai Tucson sales in November, up 17% from last November
113 – total Hyundai Genesis Coupe sales last month, 1 more than the total of Hyundai’s Genesis sedan which, somewhat surprisingly, sold fewer units this November than last
92 – total November sales of the Hyundai Veracruz, a model which starts just $2,000 below the Genesis sedan
3 – total sales of the Hyundai Azera in November, down 85.7% from last November, even as Hyundai extinguishes the model from its website