Mercedes-Benz was top-selling foreign automaker last month

Home > Business > Industry

print dictionary print

Mercedes-Benz was top-selling foreign automaker last month

Mercedes-Benz topped monthly foreign car sales for the second month in a row, beating its German rival BMW again.

The data released by the Korea Automobile Importers and Distributors Association (Kaida) yesterday showed that Mercedes-Benz sold 3,511 units in October, while BMW sold 3,480 units. In September, Mercedes-Benz became the top foreign brand by monthly sales for the first time in 29 months.

Audi had the third-most sales, with 1,933 units followed by Volkswagen with 1,759 units sold last month. Ford was No. 5 with 841 units. The best-selling model in October was Volkswagen’s popular hatchback Golf 2.0 TDI, which sold 602 units.

Kaida said that a total of 16,436 foreign cars were sold last month.

More in Industry

Eastar Jet's pilot union pushes for receivership of airline

ITC agrees to review its decision in Botox dispute

Hyundai Motor and union come to a wage freeze deal

Samsung Biologics signs supply deal with AstraZeneca

Tesla to increase battery cell purchases from suppliers including LG

Log in to Twitter or Facebook account to connect
with the Korea JoongAng Daily
help-image Social comment?
lock icon

To write comments, please log in to one of the accounts.

Standards Board Policy (0/250자)

What’s Popular Now