Mercedes-Benz Reports Another Strong Month with April Sales Of 18,228

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Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported April sales of 18, 228 vehicles, an increase of 25.1%, beginning the second quarter with a 25.5% increase on a year-to-date basis.

 

Continued strong demand in both the Mercedes passenger car and light-truck categories fueled the sales volume for the month. In the sedan category, the popular C-Class - the gateway to the Mercedes-Benz brand for younger as well as first-time Mercedes-Benz buyers - maintained its lead as the volume leader with sales of 4,624. The 9th generation E-Class continued to exhibit strong momentum with sales of 4,528 (up 152.3%) and the versatile M-Class SUV followed suit with sales of 2,269.

 

On a year-to-date basis, the company sold 68,794 new vehicles, an increase of 25.5% over last year.

 

Separately, through the Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) program, MBUSA sold 7,755 vehicles in April; a 14.1 % increase compared to April 2009 sales of 6,797 vehicles. Year-to-date sales for the MBCPO program were 27,934 - a 7.6 % increase over 2009 year-to-date sales (25,959 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 CL coupes.

 

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

Mercedes-Benz Passenger Vehicles

April '10

April '09

Monthly %

YTD 2010

YTD 2009

Yearly %

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C-CLASS

          4,624

          4,274

8.2%

       18,903

16,304

15.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

E-CLASS

          4,528

          1,795

152.3%

       17,437

7,645

128.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-CLASS

          1,002

          1,159

-13.5%

         3,771

3,391

11.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CL-CLASS

              87

             122

-28.7%

            316

522

-39.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SL-CLASS

             232

             502

-53.8%

            823

1,405

-41.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLK-CLASS

                2

             999

-99.8%

            575

3,801

-84.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SLK-CLASS

             182

             305

-40.3%

            578

1,082

-46.6%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLS-CLASS

             476

             255

86.7%

            843

1,245

-32.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

R-CLASS

             519

             192

170.3%

            964

1,094

-11.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M-CLASS

          2,269

          1,838

23.4%

         8,005

6,221

28.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

G-CLASS

              68

              50

36.0%

            267

191

39.8%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GL-CLASS

          1,840

          1,205

52.7%

         6,314

4,213

49.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GLK-CLASS

          1,799

          1,869

-3.7%

         8,061

7685

4.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

        17,628

        14,565

21.0%

       66,857

       54,799

22.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*SPRINTER

             600

 -

-

         1,937

 -

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MBUSA              Combined Total

April '10

April '09

Monthly %

YTD 2010

YTD 2009

Yearly %

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GRAND TOTAL

        18,228

        14,565

25.1%

       68,794

       54,799

25.5%

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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