OC-based automakers faced some headwinds this month, all reporting sales declines except for Cypress-based automaker Mitsubishi Motors North American Inc.
Mitsubishi has continued its sales growth, reporting an increase of 24% for the month, selling 9,950 units, and an increase of 23.4% for the year with 77,277 units.
Fountain Valley-based Hyundai Motors North America’s sales fell 2.5% in July, and 2.6% for the year at 378,923 units. Its Genesis brand fell sharply, selling 615 units, a decline of 62.6% and a year-to-date decline of 31.8%.
Irvine-based Kia Motors North America reported a decline of 5.8% for the month, and 1.6% at 346,675 units.
Mazda North American Operations in Irvine reported July sales of 24,125 units, a decrease of 10.9%. For the year, sales were up 11.5% at 188,049 vehicles.