Mercedes-Benz USA reports September sales of 26,169 units

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Mercedes-Benz Vans posts best-ever month

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported September sales of 26,169 Mercedes-Benz models, a decrease of 9.8% from September 2017. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported best-ever month of 4,448 units (up 44.0%) and smart reported 98 units, bringing MBUSA to a grand total of 30,715 vehicles for the month. On a year-to-date basis, sales of Mercedes-Benz vehicles totaled 225,384, with an additional 28,023 units for Vans and 959 vehicles for smart, bringing the sales volume to 254,366, a decrease of 5.8% from last year.

“Customer demand remains consistently strong, but our inventory levels are still impacted by delays in availability of many of our most popular 2019 models,” said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. “We expect increased availability throughout October and for the remainder of the year.”

Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in September included the GLC, C-Class and E-Class model lines. The GLC took the lead at 6,070, followed by C-Class sales of 4,682. The E-Class rounded out the top three with 4,072 units sold.

September sales of Mercedes-AMG high-performance totaled 1,378 units, with 20,738 vehicles sold year-to-date.

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded sales of 10,274 vehicles in September, an increase of 17.8% when compared to the same month last year (8,725). On a year-to-date basis, MBCPO sold 95,569 vehicles, an increase of 9.0% over 2017 (87,677).

Mercedes-Benz
Passenger Vehicles

Sep-18 Sep-17 Monthly % YTD 2018 YTD 2017 Yearly %
B-CLASS*

0

87

_

133

543

-75.5%

CLA

2,377

2,034

16.9%

17,148

14,692

16.7%

C-CLASS

4,682

6,194

-24.4%

42,252

58,959

-28.3%

E-CLASS/CLS

4,072

4,166

-2.3%

32,013

36,511

-12.3%

S-CLASS

684

1,053

-35.0%

10,334

10,673

-3.2%

SLC

125

195

-35.9%

1,506

2,188

-31.2%

SL

134

261

-48.7%

1,569

2,075

-24.4%

AMG GT

89

60

48.3%

1,207

896

34.7%

GLA

2,436

2,440

-0.2%

17,235

17,017

1.3%

GLC

6,070

4,662

30.2%

50,585

32,889

53.8%

GLE

3,807

4,583

-16.9%

34,617

39,035

-11.3%

GLS

1,554

2,922

-46.8%

14,405

23,461

-38.6%

G-CLASS

139

351

-60.4%

2,380

3,311

-28.1%

TOTAL

26,169

29,008

-9.8%

225,384

242,250

-7.0%

Vans1

4,448

3,088

44.0%

28,023

25,227

11.1%

smart

98

241

-59.3%

959

2,635

-63.6%

MBUSA
Combined Total

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

30,715

32,337

-5.0%

254,366

270,112

-5.8%

*Discontinued model
1Mercedes-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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