Hyundai May 2022 US New Car Sales


FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 1, 2022 – Hyundai Motor America reported May retail sales of 59,432 units, down 30% from May 2021. May was a record month for Santa Cruz retail sales. Hyundai had no fleet sales in May 2022.

“There continues to be tremendous consumer demand for Hyundai vehicles, with dealerships selling every vehicle they get,” said Randy Parker, senior vice president, national sales, Hyundai Motor America. “We expect demand to remain strong and inventory levels to improve later in 2022.”

May Total Sales Summary

May-22

May 21

% changes

2022 year to date

2021 cumulative since the beginning of the year

% changes

hyundai

59,432

90,017

-34%

280,776

334,670

-16%

May products and corporate activities

  • New electric vehicle factory: Hyundai Motor Group has announced that it will establish its first factory dedicated to electric vehicles and battery manufacturing in the United States with an investment of approximately $5.54 billion. Commercial production will start at 1H 2025 with an annual capacity of 300,000 units.
  • Hyundai IONIQ 5 Added to Consumer Guide®’s 2022 Best Buy Pricing: Six Hyundai vehicles have won the Consumer Guide Best Buy Awards. More than 150 new vehicles were evaluated in 20 categories.
  • Hyundai IONIQ 5 named CUV of Texas by Texas Auto Writers Association: Hyundai has won six Texas Auto Roundup Awards for the IONIQ 5 and the Elantra N.
  • Hyundai Presents Sixth Annual American Heroes Memorial Day Weekend Event: 2022 marked the sixth consecutive year that Hyundai was the title sponsor of the event in South Florida.
  • Hyundai New Horizons Studio to Design and Build Ultimate Mobility Vehicles in Bozeman, Montana: Hyundai New Horizons plans to invest $20 million over the next five years.
  • Hyundai Hope: Hyundai Hope and Gary Rome Hyundai donated $25,000 to local food banks at the dealership’s 25th anniversary event.

May model total sales

Vehicles

May-22

May 21

% changes

2022 cumulative since the beginning of the year

2021 cumulative since the beginning of the year

% changes

Accent

1,273

2,162

-41%

5,342

9,145

-42%

Elantra

7,731

18,821

-59%

40,472

59,272

-32%

Ionic

14

2,174

-99%

3,662

7,663

-52%

ioniq 5

1,918

0

0%

10,839

0

0%

Kona

5,665

9,731

-42%

26,686

42,608

-37%

Nexo

9

16

-44%

222

112

+98%

Palisade

7,395

8,051

-8%

36,771

37,536

-2%

santa cruz

3,151

0

0%

14,701

0

0%

Santa Fe

10,548

12,868

-18%

47,204

51,908

-9%

Sonata

5,053

13,487

-63%

14,859

44,260

-66%

Tucson

14,152

18,848

-25%

68,423

68,896

-1%

Veloster

191

244

-22%

932

1,253

-26%

Venue

2,332

3,615

-35%

10,663

12,017

-11%

Note: Electrified vehicles are hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell models.

Hyundai Motor America
Hyundai Motor America is focused on “Progress for Humanity” and intelligent mobility solutions. Hyundai offers U.S. consumers a range of state-of-the-art cars, SUVs and electrified vehicles. Our 820 dealerships sold more than 738,000 vehicles in the United States in 2021, and nearly half were built at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama.