Hyundai Motor America on Wednesday reported that its US auto sales soared 45 percent, led by strong gains from its Sonata, Tucson and Genesis models.

The carmaker sold 40,723 vehicles in November as against 28,045 vehicles during the same period year ago, the carmaker said in a statement.

Elantra, Sonata, and Tucson sales for November increased 41 percent, 72 percent, and 243 percent respectively, while Genesis achieved an all-time sales record of 3,005 units, up 72 percent, marking the 17th consecutive month of year-over-year sales increases for Hyundai's award-winning premium car, statement said.

We are encouraged by a second consecutive month of strengthening industry retail sales. With Hyundai's rapidly expanding lineup of fresh, fuel-efficient and high quality products, we're positioned right in the sweet spot for this recovery, said Dave Zuchowski, executive vice president of sales, Hyundai Motor America.

The car maker also has aggressive plans in place to sustain this momentum into December and leverage a healthy holiday selling season, it added.