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Things are good for Korean automaker Hyundai as the month’s end approaches and it sits poised to break an all-time sales record.
With more than 65,000 units expected to sell in the U.S. alone, it’s safe to say the 40-mpg minimum mantra that made many people eager to buy was a success. By how much? March of last year the company sold 61,873 units, meaning Hyundai is set for a roughly 5 percent increased sales volume.
“March is shaping up to be our best sales month ever,” said Dave Zuchowski, Hyundai Motor America’s executive vice president of national sales. “We expect to sell 50 percent more of our 40-mpg highway vehicles than we sold in March 2011 as customers recognized that Hyundai is the place to shop for the best selection of high mileage cars.”