If you counted up all the zeroes, you know that number is 10 million. With the 10,000,000th Hyundai Elantra sold around the world, the Elantra is now in an exclusive group of high-volume cars. It is now one of only 10 cars in the auto industry, and the first for Hyundai, to reach this monumental milestone.
The Elantra was first introduced in 1990 and reached this goal by selling an average of 1,100 models a day.
“Reaching this historic mark is a testament to Elantra’s staying power and the global appeal of a vehicle that delivers design, functionality and performance,” said Bob Pradzinski, vice president of National Sales, Hyundai Motor America, in a statement. “As a company it also shows our ability to quickly adapt to changing consumer preferences and continue to push the compact car segment with features once reserved for luxury vehicles.”
In its 24-year history, the Elantra has left its mark on the industry. In 2012, it was named the North American Car of the Year at the Detroit Auto Show. It is currently produced in Montgomery, Alabama, and has helped give Hyundai U.S. sales records for the past four years.
Currently, the Elantra is one of the most popular models in the compact car segment. Stop by Southtowne Hyundai today to see what makes this model such a great car.