In 2021, Hyundai Motor America increased car sales by 19% with the Tucson and Elantra its most popular models in the USA.
In full-year 2021, Hyundai sold 738,081 total vehicles in the USA — an increase of 19% over sales volumes achieved in 2020. The top-selling Hyundai model in the US in 2021 was the Tucson followed by the Elantra and Santa Fe. The first battery-electric Ioniq 5 models in the US were delivered in Decmber 2021.
Hyundai Sales in the USA in 2021 (Full Year)
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In 2021, Hyundai sold 738,081 total vehicles, a 19% increase compared with 2020 and the third-best year in company history for sales in the USA. Several models increased sales sharply to set new annual total sales records including for the Venue (+50%), Kona (+18%), Tucson (+22%), Palisade (+5%), and Nexo (+107%).
On the retail front, Hyundai sold 694,349 retail units, the highest yearly retail sales total ever, for a 23% gain. Hyundai fleet sales in 2021 were down 24%, representing 6% of total volume.
“2021 was a highly successful year for the Hyundai brand and our retail partners,” said Randy Parker, senior vice president, National Sales, Hyundai Motor America. “We navigated a variety of challenges and sold the most retail units in our history, increasing our retail market share nearly a full point. Shopping activity and consumer interest in our product portfolio remain high, and we are focused on meeting that demand in 2022 and continuing our ascent in the market.”
Hyundai USA Sales by Model in 2021 (Full Year)
Hyundai Motor America sales per model in the USA in full-year 2021 were as follows:
Car Sales by Brand in the USA in 2021 (Full Year)
→ USA Car Sales by Brand in 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018
Car Sales by Brand in the USA in 2021 (Full Year):
- FCA (Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, Ram)
- General Motors (GM, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC)
Note: Sales data as provided by manufacturers. Definitions may vary.
About Hyundai Motor America
Hyundai Motor America focuses on ‘Progress for Humanity’ and smart mobility solutions. Hyundai offers U.S. consumers a technology-rich lineup of cars, SUVs and electrified vehicles. Our 820 dealers sold more than 730,000 vehicles in the U.S. in 2021, and nearly half were built at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama.