Korean customers purchased a total of 37,723 Mercedes-Benz vehicles during the first half of 2017, up by 54 percent compared with the same period last year, the carmaker’s Seoul branch said.
|E-Class Coupé (Mercedes-Benz)|
Last year, the country was the eighth-largest market for the German luxury carmaker.
Korea ranked the third in terms of the number of E-Class and S-Class vehicles sold, beating Germany which came in fourth for the two models.
The number of E Class cars sold in Korea reached 18,546 units in the first half, after China and the US.
The foreign carmaker sold more than 3,000 units of the E Class each month in the first half, while selling a total of 2,500 units of S-Class sedans.
By Shim Woo-hyun (firstname.lastname@example.org)