In April 2020, Hyundai Plug-In Electric Car Sales Decreased By Only 2.4%

Plug-in share out of overall volume actually hit a new record and the hydrogen fuel cell model is “booming.”

April 2020 brought a significant 26.7% decrease (year-over-year) of Hyundai car sales globally, but against all odds, the plug-in segment basically maintained its volume.

The South Korean manufacturer sold 6,646 plug-ins (down 2.4%), which is 5.7% of the total sales (a new record).

Nearly 24,000 sales during the first four months of 2020 is also 1% above the same period of 2019.

Hyundai plug-in electric car sales – April 2020

Sales by powertrain type:

Model results:

Hyundai’s lineup consists basically of three plug-ins at the moment – two BEVs and one PHEV. The most important one is the Kona Electric, which from March has been produced also in Europe.

  • Hyundai Kona Electric – 4,718 (1,232 in South Korea) and 15,406 YTD
  • Hyundai IONIQ Electric – 1,252 and 5,842 YTD
  • Hyundai IONIQ Plug-In676 and 2,749 YTD
  • Total: 6,646

The hydrogen fuel-cell model — NEXO — noted a new record of 917 sales, including 795 in South Korea.

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