Mercedes-Benz Reports August Sales of 19,674

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Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported August sales of 19,674 vehicles, an increase of 15% for the month, with a 22.2% increase on a year-to-date basis.

 

Impressive gains continued in both the Mercedes-Benz passenger car and light-truck categories. The strongest performer for the month was the popular and sporty C-Class, with sales of 6,100 (up 43.4%). The 9th generation E-Class followed suit with sales of 5,882 for the month (up 25.9%) - bringing the year-to-date total to 39,122 (up 70.6%). The versatile M-Class SUV rounded out the top three volume performers with sales of 2,473 for the month.

 

Also showing strong gains in August is the spacious R-Class crossover (up 389.7%) and the commanding G-Class SUV (up 62.2%). The company also sold 56 of its newly launched supercar, the SLS AMG, bringing its year-to-date sales to 321.

 

On a year-to-date basis, the company sold 144,689 new vehicles, an increase of 22.2 % over last year.

 

Separately, through the Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) program, MBUSA sold 6,488 vehicles in August, up 2.7% compared to August 2009 sales of 6,315 vehicles. Year-to-date sales for the MBCPO program were 54,720 - a 6 % increase over 2009 year-to-date sales (51,410 vehicles) during the same timeframe.

 

About Mercedes-Benz USA

 

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service for all Mercedes-Benz and Maybach products in the United States. MBUSA offers drivers the most diverse line-up in the luxury segment with 12 model lines ranging from the sporty C-Class to the flagship S-Class sedans and the SLS AMG supercar.

 

MBUSA is also responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans in the US. More information on MBUSA and its products can be found at www.mbusa.com  and www.mbsprinterusa.com

 

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