Renault Samsung sold a total of 23,295 vehicles in July, up from 18,483 units a year earlier, due to strong demand for its SM6 flagship sedan and the QM3 subcompact SUV, the company said in a statement.
Domestic sales rose 7.8 percent on-year to 7,927 cars from 7,352 units a year earlier. Exports climbed 38 percent to 15,368 from 11,131 during the same period, it said.
|The SM6 midsize sedan (Photo courtesy of Renault Samsung) (Yonhap)|
In particular, exports of the SM6 sedan soared to 870 last month compared with just 10 a year earlier.
In the January-July period, the carmaker sold a combined 159,190 autos, up 12 percent from 142,413 in the year-ago period, it said.
The company's current lineup also includes the SM7 large sedan, the SM5 midsize sedan, the SM3 compact, the all-electric SM3 Z.E. sedan, and the QM3 and QM6 SUVs.
French automaker Renault S.A. owns 80 percent of Renault Samsung. (Yonhap)