Hyundai Motor sold 1.53 million vehicles in 2000, despite a slowdown in December, setting a new record for the Korean manufacturer. With domestic sales of 646,670 and export sales of 886,485 for the year, the company hit a total of 1,533,155 vehicles according to figures for 2000, an increase of 20 per cent over the 1999 total of 1,271,515 vehicles.