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Sales of Import Cars Hit Record High in May

June 05, 2012 14:02|July 04, 2012 11:05
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Import cars are selling like hot cakes with their market share reaching 10 percent in May. According to the Korea Automobile Importers and Distributors Association, the number of import cars sold in May totaled 11,708 units, topping the level of 10,000 units for three straight months.

By engine displacement, the sales of less than 2-liter models stood at 5,878 units, accounting for more than 50 percent of the total, followed by those ranging between 2 and 3 liters (3,951 units or 33.7 percent). BMW’s 520d became the most popular model with sales of 993 units, followed by the Benz E200 (502), and BMW 320d (496). Following them were the Toyota Camry with 393 units and the BMW 528i with 295.

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