Editor's note: An earlier version of this story misstated the change in January U.S. sales for the Kia Forte.
Hyundai-Kia's U.S. sales dropped 6.4 percent in January behind a 16 percent decline in car deliveries. Combined light-truck volume at Hyundai, Kia and Genesis rose 15 percent last month.
Brands: Hyundai down 11%; Genesis down 11%; Kia up by 2 units to 35,628.
Notable nameplates: Hyundai Tucson up 33%, Hyundai Elantra up 6.3%, Hyundai Sonata down 24%, Hyundai Santa Fe down 2.7%; Kia Sorento down 0.9%; Kia Sportage up 24%, Kia Forte up 6.7%.
Incentives: $3,047 per vehicle at Hyundai, up 40%; $3,413 per vehicle at Kia, up 1.4%, ALG says.
Average transaction price: $22,458 for Hyundai, down 3.9%; $23,091 for Kia, up 1.9%, according to ALG.
U.S. market share: 6.6% in January 2018 vs. 7.4% for all of 2017 and 7.2% in January 2017.
Quote: "As we expected, the SUV focused-market continues into 2018 with consumer demand in those segments outpacing all others," John Angevine, director of national sales for Hyundai Motor America, said in a statement.
Did you know? The Hyundai Tucson set a monthly U.S. sales record for the 11th consecutive month. Hyundai is looking to rebound in 2018 with the all-new Kona subcompact crossover and redesigned Santa Fe crossover, along with a retooled Veloster compact. Hyundai-Kia hasn't posted a monthly gain in U.S. sales, year over year, since November 2016.