Foreign Cars See Record Sales in April

The number of foreign cars sold here stood at 16,712 units in April, hitting a new record for the second consecutive month and bringing the total sales through April to 61,146, up 27 percent on-year.

Mercedes-Benz's E220 CDI was the bestseller, outpacing BMW's 520 Diesel for the first time this year. Volkswagen's Tiguan 2.0 TDI ranked third.

By brand, German cars swept the top four spots. BMW dominated the market by selling 13,698 units, followed by Mercedes-Benz (11,256), Volkswagen (9,668) and Audi (8,761).

englishnews@chosun.com / May 12, 2014 10:16 KST