Hyundai Grandeur TG Most Popular Used Car of Year

Hyundai's Grandeur TG and BMW's New 5 Series were named the bestselling second-hand cars of 2012 by SK Encar, the biggest used car dealer in Korea.

Among domestic models, the Grandeur TG ranked No. 1 for the second straight year, with sales of 30,349 units. The same carmaker's Porter 2 pickup truck took second place after its sales skyrocketed to 24,258 units. It was followed by the YF Sonata, Avante HD and Santa Fe CM.

Among foreign cars, German models dominated the used car market, sweeping the top six spots. BMW's New 5 and New 3 Series ranked first and second with sales of 8,726 and 5,724 units.

Audi's New A6 and New A4 took third and fourth places by selling 5,044 and 4,991 units. Mercedes-Benz's New C Class was No. 5 (3,548 units) and its New E Class No. 6 (3,326 units).

englishnews@chosun.com / Jan. 02, 2013 10:23 KST