Mercedes-Benz USA July Sales Hit All-Time High Of 28,523 Units, Up 3.6%

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ATLANTA, Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported record July sales of 28,523 vehicles, increasing 3.6% from the 27,526 vehicles sold during the same month last year. Mercedes-Benz Vans also reported best-ever July sales with 3,272 units, and smart reported 493 units, up 11.8%, bringing MBUSA grand total to 32,288 vehicles for the month, up 7.2% from last year.

“We are continuing to see strong momentum build into the third quarter, fueled by the recent launch of three of our dream cars,” said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. “The S-Class Cabriolet, SL and SLC Roadsters, teamed with strong momentum for the all-new E-Class helped us set a new record for July.”

Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in July included the C-Class, E-Class (including the CLS) and GLE model lines. The C-Class took the lead at 6,304, followed by the E-Class at 5,225. The GLE, rounded out the top three with 4,412 units sold.

Mercedes-AMG high-performance models sold 1,565 units in July, up 68.1% from last year (931), with a total of 12,510 units sold year-to-date (up 79.3%).

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded sales of 10,517 vehicles in July, an increase of 8.8% from last year (9,669). On a year-to-date basis, MBCPO sold 70,863 vehicles, an increase of 3.4%.

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 S.

MERCEDES-BENZ USA
Sales — July 2016

Mercedes-Benz
Passenger Vehicles

Jul-16

Jul-15

Monthly %

YTD 2016

YTD 2015

Yearly %

B-CLASS

50

196

-74.5%

360

1,368

-73.7%

CLA

2,284

2,439

-6.4%

15,895

18,542

-14.3%

C-CLASS

6,304

6,384

-1.3%

43,609

49,721

-12.3%

E-CLASS/CLS

5,225

6,131

-14.8%

27,683

31,184

-11.2%

S-CLASS

1,783

1,415

26.0%

10,276

12,047

-14.7%

SLC/SLK

238

324

-26.5%

1,975

2,404

-17.8%

SL

279

330

-15.5%

2,077

2,531

-17.9%

AMG GT

57

89

735

696

*SLS AMG

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1

27

GLA

1,502

2,040

-26.4%

14,317

14,353

-0.3%

GLC/GLK

3,411

2,318

47.2%

26,802

16,153

65.9%

GLE/M-CLASS

4,412

3,851

14.6%

29,598

26,811

10.4%

GLS/GL

2,670

1,755

52.1%

15,550

14,693

5.8%

G-CLASS 

308

254

21.3%

2,422

1,962

23.4%

TOTAL

28,523

27,526

3.6%

191,300

192,492

-0.6%

Vans1

3,272

2,163

51.3%

19,034

15,697

21.3%

smart

493

441

11.8%

3,086

4,065

-24.1%

MBUSA
Combined Total

Jul-16

Jul-15

Monthly %

YTD 2016

YTD 2015

Yearly %

GRAND TOTAL

32,288

30,130

7.2%

213,420

212,254

0.5%


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

*out of production