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Hyundai‘s Tucson is best-selling new car in Germany

By Korea Herald

Published : Aug. 5, 2016 - 17:36

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South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor’s compact SUV model, the Tucson, was the best-selling car among 20 new models released in Germany in the first half of this year, data showed Friday.

According to the German Association of the Automotive Industry,13,454 Tucsons have been sold in Germany since its debut in January. 

The average monthly sales of the Tucson were 2,242 units over the period, far surpassing Ford‘s Mustang with 556 and Italian carmaker Fiat’s Tipo with 337, the association said.

Among 328 cars sold in Germany this year, the Tucson took 36th place, the highest among Hyundai models. It was the second best-selling Asian vehicle following Japanese carmaker Nissan‘s Qashqai compact crossover in 33rd place, it noted. (Yonhap)