Glenbrook Hyundai, in Fort Wayne is proud to say…we out sold Altima, Camry, Accord, Cruze, Fusion, Corolla…every car in the industry!

If you saw John Krafcik’s month-end letter to all dealers you already know this, but WOW!  Sonata was the best-selling car at retail in the entire industry, with 20,879 deliveries through your dealerships.  

We outsold Altima, Camry, Accord, Cruze, Fusion, Corolla…every car in the industry. 

 Here are a few more highlights from John’s letter: 

  • Elantra was the third-best selling car at retail in the industry, with 19,085 retail deliveries.  Only Altima and Sonata outsold Elantra.  It was the best-selling compact car at retail in the segment.
  • We had all-time record retail market share of 6.4%, with a total market share of 5.6%.  Calendar year to date, we’re at a 5.0% total share, by far our best-ever trending full year share.
  • Total sales up 21%, to 59,214.
  • New records, again, for brand-level (Hyundai) and model-level (Elantra) sales velocity/turn rates (you are turning Elantra inventory about 5 times per month…incredible).
  • Continued decrease in fleet mix (just 7% for the month).
  • 23rd month in a row of year-over-year sales increases for Genesis.
  • Once again, one-third of our sales in May were cars with 40-mpg fuel economy labels…more than anyone else, by far, in the industry.

Hyundai has canceled our 12MY fleet orders and converted that production into retail allocations and have made a significant investment to add more 4-cylinder engine capacity at HMMA and are working closely with the plant to optimize operating efficiency and squeeze additional domestic production out of the plant. 

You’ve clearly figured out how to retail cars with lean inventories.  We haven’t had dealer inventories this low since November 2000.  That month, we sold about 17,000 units.  We’re selling well over three times that right now.  Great demand based on hot products, and a really simple model mix (less than 100 buildable combinations of all of our models, excluding color – that’s the best in the industry), have helped enable you to do things we didn’t think possible.  Grosses are up, floorplan expenses are way down, and our future has never looked brighter.

Come see all the Buzz at Glenbrook Hyundai on Coldwater Road, next to Red Lobster on online anytime at www.HappyCarStore.com

 

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About www.HappyCarStore.com

Glenbrook Hyundai, a car dealer in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is a family owned and operated dealership. Located in Fort Wayne for over 20 years, Glenbrook Hyundai understands the value of a Happy customers. For the past 10 years, 62% of all Glenbrook Hyundai customers have been either repeat customers or someone referred in by a friend. The "Happy Car Store" theme came about a few years ago when Mark McKibben, the store's General Manager, decided to make buying a car at Glenbrook Hyundai different than every other dealership in the area. Some of the Happy Car Store advantages are: - a quicker sales process, no need to take hours to buy a car - Glenvrook Hyundai is a full disclosure dealership, every customer gets to see the price, taxes, fees, money down options, term options, trade figures...everything they need to know to make a well informed decision, with absolutely NO PRESSURE to buy. - The area's largest selection of new and used Hyundais - Service rewards cards, giving customers the opportunity to earn free oil changes, rental cars, complete details and more. - Service loaner cars - 100% customer oriented sales process - A Happy, No Worries atmosphere - And much, much more Stop in to see us at: Glenbrook Hyundai 4801 Coldwater Road Fort Wayne, IN 46825 260-484-9531 Or check us out on the web anytime at www.HappyCarStore.com
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