Fountain Valley-based Genesis Motor America Inc., the luxury vehicle division of Hyundai Motor Group, reported its “best-ever” February sales on Monday, led by its sports sedan and SUV.The automaker, which is Orange County’s eighth-largest by employee count, said it sold 3,482 units last month, up 45% from last February.
Sales at its G70 sports sedan jumped 59% to 895 units.
Sales for the GV70, which were not reported last year, totaled 1,357 units. The GV70 was the 2022 MotorTrend SUV of the Year.
Another SUV, the GV80, declined 37% to 822 units. With the introduction of the GV70, Genesis’s overall SUV retail sales were up 70%.
Genesis’ other sedans, G90 rose less than 1% to 145 units while its G80 fell 36% to 263.