DETROIT - Chrysler Corp.'s international sales in May were 11 percent higher than in May 1996.
Chrysler reported that it sold 19,638 vehicles in May in markets outside North America, up from 17,688 a year ago.
International sales through May were 94,999, up 8 percent from a year ago, when January-to-May sales were 88,204.
The United Kingdom was Chrysler's top international market during May.
Sales there were 173 percent above last year's.
Chrysler's May total of 10,145 in Europe was second highest in its history and up 22 percent from a year ago.
Chrysler minivans remained the volume leader, with international sales of 5,857 in May, up 27 percent from May 1996. The Jeep Wrangler, Jeep Grand Cherokee and Chrysler Neon also were strong in international markets, Chrysler said.