Mercedes climbs the rankings in Korea: now it jumped to fifth place
Revolutionary January for the Korean market. For the first time in the recent history of the industry, a foreign builder managed to overcome a local one.
In essence, Mercedes has become the fifth most important brand in the country by overtaking Renault Samsung in January.
The Korean import in January recorded an increase of 26.4% to 20,107 units and in this context Mercedes has recorded with 7,509 cars, sufficient to beat Renault Samsung (6.402) and almost to overcome also GM Korea and SsangYong, respectively at 7,844 and 7,675 units.
Among the only foreign carmakers, Mercedes precedes BMW and Lexus.