Less than a week into the month, and Hyundai has already announced that it has set an all-time sales record for the year in the US. Beating last year's best-ever total of 645,691, Hyundai's record-setting numbers are up eight percent through November, and it has broken monthly sales records in every month so far this year excluding June and October, which includes an all-time monthly record set in March of 69,728 units.

Helping to improve Hyundai's sales this year, new models like the Veloster and Azera have posted massive increases over 2011, while the Accent, Elantra and Tucson have all seen pretty big gains, too. John Krafcik, president and CEO of Hyundai Motor America, gave a brief statement about the momentous occasion in the press release we've posted after the jump.
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HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA BREAKS ALL-TIME SALES RECORD BEFORE YEAR END

COSTA MESA, Calif., December 5, 2012 – Hyundai Motor America announced it surpassed its all-time full-year sales record of 645,691 vehicles, breaking a record it set in 2011.

"With teamwork from thousands of Hyundai team members in manufacturing plants, offices, engineering centers and dealerships across the U.S, we've been able to increase supply of our hottest selling vehicles like Sonata, Elantra, and Santa Fe, and deliver more satisfied customers than ever before," said John Krafcik, president and CEO, Hyundai Motor America. "We're looking forward to a strong close of 2012 for Hyundai and the industry, and a positive economic environment that supports continued auto industry recovery in 2013."

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Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle warranty, Hyundai's 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty, and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance.

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