SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyundai Motor Co.’s i30 compact became Australia’s top-selling vehicle last month for the third consecutive month, government data showed Friday.
The data compiled by Australia’s Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries showed that South Korea’s top automaker sold 3,771 units of its i30 compact in Australia in May, up 126 percent from a year earlier.
Toyota Motor’s Hilux took the second place with 3,675 sales. The Toyota Corolla was in third place for May with 3,333 sales, followed by the Mazda3 with 3,243 sales, and the Ford Ranger with 3,115 sales.
The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries said Toyota led the market for May with 17,201 sales, followed by Mazda on 9,608 and Hyundai with 9,005 sales.