01.10.2021 Press release

Hyundai Motor Reports September 2021 Global Sales Results

  • September 2021 global sales totaled 281,196 units, a decrease of 22.3% Y/y
  • Sales outside of Korea declined 19.4% to 237,339 units
  • Sales in Korea were down 34.6% to 43,857 units
  • Hyundai will make every effort to recover its sales momentum

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Hyundai Motor Company today announced global sales results for September 2021. The company sold 281,196 units globally last month, a decrease of 22.3 percent from a year earlier.

Overseas Sales

The company sold 237,339 units outside of Korea, down 19.4 percent from a year earlier.

Korea Sales

Sales in Korea decreased 34.6 percent year-over-year to 43,857 units. Sales in this month were affected by fewer working days due to the Korean Thanksgiving holiday.

The overall decrease mainly resulted from the COVID-19 resurgence and the disruption of the semiconductor part supply around the globe.

Hyundai Motor expects that sales could be slowed down for the 4Q of this year amid adverse business conditions caused by the same issues.

Nevertheless, Hyundai Motor will make every effort to recover its sales momentum for the rest of the year and proactively cope with the risks.

Sales Results (Units)

Korea Sales

September ’21: 43,857 
September ’20: 67,080 
Y/Y Change: -34.6%
August ’21: 51,034 
M/M Change: -14.1%
2021 YTD: 540,842 
2020 YTD: 583,664 
YTD Change: -7.3%

Overseas Sales

September ’21: 237,339
September ’20: 294,631 
Y/Y Change: -19.4%
August ’21: 248,974 
M/M Change: -4.7%
2021 YTD: 2,385,017 
2020 YTD: 2,021,490 
YTD Change: 18.0%

Global Sales

September ’21: 281,196 
September ’20: 361,711 
Y/Y Change: -22.3%
August ’21: 300,008 
M/M Change: -6.3%
2021 YTD: 2,925,859 
2020 YTD: 2,605,154 
YTD Change: 12.3%

* Monthly sales figures provided in this press release are unaudited and on a preliminary basis.

Sales in Korea is based on retail sales while overseas sales (global sales excluding Korea) is based on wholesales.

Sales results include entire sedan, SUV and CV models produced by Hyundai Motor.


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