Tucson and Santa Fe achieve sales gains beyond anyone’s expectations. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – July 1, 2016 2016 Hyundai Tucson Eco w/ the powerful 175 hp and 195 lb-ft of torque 1.6L GDI-T I4 mated to a 7-speed DCT – $25,170 to start incl. mats and $895 D&H provides a 26/33 mpgUS city/highway rating. TrueCar is showing this exact CUV can be picked up for about $3k off MSRP across the country. Hyundai June 2016 Sales Overview Hyundai reported it sold 67,511 vehicles in June, up 9 vehicles over the 67,502 sold in June of 2015. It was the best June result in the company’s history. Year to date sales of 374,061 was up 0.8 percent over the 371,150 sold during the first 6-months of 2015. Also a record for the hard charging Korean brands best first six months in U.S. history. Hyundai June 2016 Sales Highlights Like most OEMs, the Hyundai highlights proved to be its CUVs. Santa Fe sales reached 18,345 in June, up 75.6 percent over the 10,446 sold in June of 2015. YTD sales of 57,444 is up a more standard 4.9 percent over the 54,738 sold through the first 6-months of 2015. 2016 Hyundai Tucson The highly valued Tucson achieved even more spectacular results with sales of 7,193 vehicles, up 99.5 percent over the 3,606 sold in June of 2015. Besides the upscale Nissan Murano, the value packed Hyundai Tucson in Eco trim is one of my favorite CUVs. YTD sales of 42,664 is up a just as impressive 88.5 percent over the 22,634 sold through the same 6-month period of 2015. Market Share Detail In June, VW market share was down a significant 0.5 percent from its previous 2.1 percent share. This is expected given the TDI emissions problems revealed last fall. Nissan share was up an eye opening 0.9 percent while Toyota was down the same. Ford was up 0.6 percent while GM was down 0.7 percent vs June of 2015. On a volume basis, June of 2016 US Auto sales of 1.51 million vehicles was up 2.7 percent over June of 2015s 1.47 million vehicles result. 2016 YTD sales of 8.59 million is up 1.1 percent ahead of the 8.59 million vehicles sold through the same period of 2015. U.S. June 2016 Sales vs. June 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers GM June 2016 Sales Down 1.6% with 255,210 Vehicles Sold Ford June 2016 Sales Up 6.4% with 240,109 Vehicles Sold Toyota June 2016 Sales Down 5.6% with 198,257 Vehicles Sold FCA June 2016 Sales Up 6.5% with 197,073 Vehicles Sold Nissan June 2016 Sales Up 13.1% with 140,553 Vehicles Sold Honda June 2016 Sales Up 3.2% with 138,715 Vehicles Sold Hyundai June 2016 Sales Up 0.0% with 67,511 Vehicles Sold Kia June 2016 Sales Up 15.6% with 62,572 Vehicles Sold Subaru June 20165 Sales Up 5.1% with 46,598 Vehicles Sold BMW June 2016 Sales Down 11.9% with 33,769 Vehicles Sold Mercedes-Benz June 2016 Sales Up 2.3% with 31,965 Vehicles Sold Mazda June 2016 Sales Down 3.8% with 26,188 Vehicles Sold VW June 2016 Sales Down 21.8% with 23,809 Vehicles Sold Audi June 2016 Sales Up 1.0% with 18,445 Vehicles Sold In June, FCA moved within 1,250 vehicles of overtaking Toyota for the 3rd position, Nissan overtook Honda for the 5th spot and Mazda overtook VW for the first time to occupy the 12th spot. The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in June was approximately 17.0 million vehicles. Calendar-year-to-date, the light vehicle SAAR was 17.3 million vehicles.