Mercedes-Benz USA reports April sales of 27,207 units, up 1.0%

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Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported April sales of 27,207 units, an increase of 1.0% from the 26,932 vehicles sold during the same time period last year. Mercedes- Benz Vans reported best-ever April sales of 2,815 units (up 28.4%) and smart reported 93 units, bringing MBUSA to a grand total of 30,115 vehicles for the month (up 2.1%). On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz recorded sales of 105,681, adding 11,001 units for Vans and 414 vehicles for smart, MBUSA’s year-to-date sales volume totaled 117,096.

“April sales are leading us into a solid second quarter,” said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. “We continue to see strong demand for our SUVs, and our increasingly diverse product line up will continue this momentum as we enter into the summer months.”

Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in April included the GLC, C-Class and GLE model lines. The GLC took the lead at 5,853, followed by C-Class sales of 5,148. The GLE rounded out the top three with 4,110 units sold.

Mercedes-AMG high-performance models sold 2,707 units in April, with a total of 10,326 units sold year-to-date.

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded sales of 9,294 vehicles in April, compared to 9,874 vehicles sold during the same month last year. On a year-to-date basis, MBCPO sold 39,035 vehicles, a decrease of 3.3% over 2017 (40,352).

 

Mercedes-Benz
Passenger Vehicles

Apr-18 Apr-17 Monthly % YTD 2018 YTD 2017 Yearly %
B-CLASS

7

66

-89.4%

129

225

-42.7%

CLA

1,910

1,067

79.0%

7,365

5,077

45.1%

C-CLASS

5,148

7,821

-34.2%

18,498

28,440

-35.0%

E-CLASS/CLS

3,945

4,059

-2.8%

16,380

16,375

0.0%

S-CLASS

1,535

1,491

3.0%

6,100

5,139

18.7%

SLC/SLK

197

326

-39.6%

783

1,191

-34.3%

SL

202

270

-25.2%

842

994

-15.3%

AMG GT

178

87

104.6%

559

364

53.6%

GLA

2,011

1,339

50.2%

8,535

7,254

17.7%

GLC

5,853

3,305

77.1%

22,113

12,261

80.4%

GLE

4,110

4,468

-8.0%

15,766

17,374

-9.3%

GLS

1,794

2,265

-20.8%

7,290

10,006

-27.1%

G-CLASS

317

368

-13.9%

1,321

1,373

-3.8%

TOTAL

27,207

26,932

1.0%

105,681

106,073

-0.4%

Vans1

2,815

2,193

28.4%

11,001

9,626

14.3%

smart

93

365

-74.5%

414

1,426

-71.0%

MBUSA
Combined Total

Apr-18 Apr-17 Monthly % YTD 2018 YTD 2017 Yearly %
GRAND TOTAL

30,115

29,490

2.1%

117,096

117,125

0.0%

1 Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner Sprinter and Metris Vans are sold and marketed in the U.S. by Mercedes-Benz USA and Daimler Vans USA, respectively.

About Mercedes-Benz USA

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), headquartered in Atlanta, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service for all Mercedes-Benz products in the United States. MBUSA offers drivers the most diverse lineup in the luxury segment with 15 model lines ranging from the sporty CLA-Class four-door coupe to the flagship S-Class and the Mercedes-AMG GT R.

MBUSA is also responsible for Mercedes-Benz Vans and smart products in the U.S. More information on MBUSA and its products can be found at www.mbusa.com, www.mbsprinterusa.com and www.smartusa.com.

Source: Mercedes-Benz USA

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