Mercedez-Benz Topples Long Time Top Ranker BMW in Korean Market | Be Korea-savvy

Mercedez-Benz Topples Long Time Top Ranker BMW in Korean Market


SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire)Mercedez-Benz won back the top place in Korean imported car market by edging out its long rival BMW which had been the top ranker for 2 years and 9 months since December in 2011 in South Korea. According to the sales report for September by the Korea Automobile Importers and Distributors Association, Mercedez-Benz sold 3,538 units during the month outpacing BMW’s 3,303 units.

Led by the sales of 610 units of the E220 CDI sedans, 419 unit sales of the E250 CDI 4MATIC and 342 unit sales of the C220 BlueTec, Mercedez-Benz has reclaimed its first position. Following Mercedez-Benz and BMW, Audi(2,349 units), Folkswagen(2,289 units), Ford(733 units) and Toyota(666 units) were among the most selling imported wheel brands.



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