Jump to content

Recommended Posts

Mercedes-Benz July Sales Hit All-Time High Of 27,526 Units

  • MBUSA posts 6.9% year-to-date increase to 212,258

ATLANTA, Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported record July sales for the Mercedes-Benz brand at 27,526, increasing 1.2% from the 27,192 vehicles sold during the same month last year. Sprinter delivered 2,163 sales for the month of July, combining with 441 units at smart for a monthly total of 30,130 for MBUSA. On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz retails totaled 192,496, up 7.7%. Adding year-to-date sales of 15,697 for Sprinter Vans and 4,065 for smart, MBUSA posted a grand total of 212,258 units through July.

 

"We are seeing strong momentum in the marketplace as we move through the third quarter," said Stephen Cannon, president and CEO of MBUSA. "This will increase as our SUV product offensive continues with the GLE and GLE Coupe, and the all new GLC later this year."

 

July sales for the Mercedes-Benz brand were led by the C-, E- and M-Class model lines. The C-Class took the top spot with 6,384 units, up 12.0% from the same month last year. The E-Class followed with July sales of 4,893, while the M-Class rounded out the top three at 3,851.

 

Mercedes-AMG high-performance models posted a 7.3% monthly sales increase to 931 units in July, while year-to-date sales climbed 7.6% to 6,979. Sales of Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC diesel models hit 571 for the month and 8,065 year-to-date.

 

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models delivered July sales of 9,669, up 6.1% from the same month in 2014, with a year-to-date total of 68,543.

 

post-10485-0-78989000-1438623219_thumb.j

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Their sales success comes from the C-class and E-class.  Most brands are crossover or bust anymore.  I predict the GLC will be a hot seller though.  The GLK is an ugly vehicle, and I think the rounded off styling of the GLC will be appealing to female buyers.   I think the GLC could get into the 4,000 a month range, maybe more, that small or entry level crossover market Mercedes hasn't really tapped into fully.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

There might have been some 2015 model year CL's, probably made in early 2014, I am not sure, 2014 might have been the last model year of the CL.  That 1 CL might be the last one ever made, it could be a collectable.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Your content will need to be approved by a moderator

Guest
You are commenting as a guest. If you have an account, please sign in.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.




  • Similar Content

    • By William Maley
      Jaguar Land Rover North America - Up 25.4% (10,494 Vehicles Sold This Month, 96,803 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      FCA US LLC - Up 16% (177,391 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,857,374 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mitsubishi Motors North America - Up 8.4% (8,002 Vehicles Sold This Month, 101,400 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volkswagen of America - Up 5% (29,000 Vehicles Sold This Month, 295,228 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Subaru of America, Inc. - Up 2.5% (55,394 Vehicles Sold This Month, 558,812 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Porsche Cars North America, Inc. - Up 2.2% (4,817 Vehicles Sold This Month, 47,443 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Kia Motors America - Up 1.59% (45,102 Vehicles Sold This Month, 497,144 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Toyota Motor North America - Up 1.4% (191,102 Vehicles Sold This Month, 2,015,339 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz USA - Up 0.9% (31,814 Vehicles Sold This Month, 286,180 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Hyundai Motor America - 0.0% (53,025 Vehicles Sold This Month, 554,726 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ford Motor Company - Down 3.9% (192,616 Vehicles Sold This Month, 2,080,241 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      American Honda Motor Co. - Down 4.1% (122,182 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,329,179 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mazda North American Operations - Down 10.3% (18,673 Vehicles Sold This Month, 232,538 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Nissan North America - Down 10.6% (109,962 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,234,644 Vehicles Sold This Year)

      Audi of America - 
      BMW Group U.S. - 
      Volvo Cars of North America, LLC - 

      Brands:
      Acura - Up 7.3% (13,624 Vehicles Sold This Month, 128,107 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Alfa Romeo - Up 44% (1,737 Vehicles Sold This Month, 19,917 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Audi - 
      BMW - 
      Chrysler - Up 21% (13,289 Vehicles Sold This Month, 140,445 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Dodge - Up 38% (33,872 Vehicles Sold This Month, 393,600 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Fiat - Down 35% (1,151 Vehicles Sold This Month, 13,235 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ford - Down 3.4% (185,042 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,997,387 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Genesis - Down 79.2% (372 Vehicles Sold This Month, 9,281 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Honda - Down 5.3% (108,558 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,201,072 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Hyundai - Up 2.8% (52,653 Vehicles Sold This Month, 545,444 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Infiniti - Up 15.4% (11,880 Vehicles Sold This Month, 117,129 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jaguar - Down 8.4% (2,648 Vehicles Sold This Month, 23,824 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jeep - Up 9% (72,800 Vehicles Sold This Month, 818,994 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Kia - Up 1.59% (45,102 Vehicles Sold This Month, 497,144 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Land Rover - Up 43.3% (7,846 Vehicles Sold This Month, 72,979 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Lexus - Down 0.8% (22,716 Vehicles Sold This Month, 236,340 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Lincoln - Down 15% (7,574 Vehicles Sold This Month, 82,854 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mazda - Down 10.3% (18,673 Vehicles Sold This Month, 232,538 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz - Down 4.9% (27,537 Vehicles Sold This Month, 252,921 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz Vans - Up 71% (4,182 Vehicles Sold This Month, 32,205 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      MINI - 
      Mitsubishi - Up 8.4% (8,002 Vehicles Sold This Month, 101,400 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Nissan - Down 13% (98,082 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,117,515 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Porsche - Up 2.2% (4,817 Vehicles Sold This Month, 47,443 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ram Trucks - Up 14% (54,542 Vehicles Sold This Month, 471,203 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Smart - Down 32.1% (95 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,054 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Subaru - Up 2.5% (55,394 Vehicles Sold This Month, 558,812 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Toyota - Up 1.7% (168,386 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,778,999 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volkswagen - Up 5% (29,000 Vehicles Sold This Month, 295,228 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volvo - 
    • By William Maley
      Jaguar Land Rover North America - Up 25.4% (10,494 Vehicles Sold This Month, 96,803 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      FCA US LLC - Up 16% (177,391 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,857,374 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mitsubishi Motors North America - Up 8.4% (8,002 Vehicles Sold This Month, 101,400 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volkswagen of America - Up 5% (29,000 Vehicles Sold This Month, 295,228 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Subaru of America, Inc. - Up 2.5% (55,394 Vehicles Sold This Month, 558,812 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Porsche Cars North America, Inc. - Up 2.2% (4,817 Vehicles Sold This Month, 47,443 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Kia Motors America - Up 1.59% (45,102 Vehicles Sold This Month, 497,144 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Toyota Motor North America - Up 1.4% (191,102 Vehicles Sold This Month, 2,015,339 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz USA - Up 0.9% (31,814 Vehicles Sold This Month, 286,180 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Hyundai Motor America - 0.0% (53,025 Vehicles Sold This Month, 554,726 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ford Motor Company - Down 3.9% (192,616 Vehicles Sold This Month, 2,080,241 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      American Honda Motor Co. - Down 4.1% (122,182 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,329,179 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mazda North American Operations - Down 10.3% (18,673 Vehicles Sold This Month, 232,538 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Nissan North America - Down 10.6% (109,962 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,234,644 Vehicles Sold This Year)

      Audi of America - 
      BMW Group U.S. - 
      Volvo Cars of North America, LLC - 

      Brands:
      Acura - Up 7.3% (13,624 Vehicles Sold This Month, 128,107 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Alfa Romeo - Up 44% (1,737 Vehicles Sold This Month, 19,917 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Audi - 
      BMW - 
      Chrysler - Up 21% (13,289 Vehicles Sold This Month, 140,445 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Dodge - Up 38% (33,872 Vehicles Sold This Month, 393,600 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Fiat - Down 35% (1,151 Vehicles Sold This Month, 13,235 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ford - Down 3.4% (185,042 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,997,387 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Genesis - Down 79.2% (372 Vehicles Sold This Month, 9,281 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Honda - Down 5.3% (108,558 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,201,072 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Hyundai - Up 2.8% (52,653 Vehicles Sold This Month, 545,444 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Infiniti - Up 15.4% (11,880 Vehicles Sold This Month, 117,129 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jaguar - Down 8.4% (2,648 Vehicles Sold This Month, 23,824 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jeep - Up 9% (72,800 Vehicles Sold This Month, 818,994 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Kia - Up 1.59% (45,102 Vehicles Sold This Month, 497,144 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Land Rover - Up 43.3% (7,846 Vehicles Sold This Month, 72,979 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Lexus - Down 0.8% (22,716 Vehicles Sold This Month, 236,340 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Lincoln - Down 15% (7,574 Vehicles Sold This Month, 82,854 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mazda - Down 10.3% (18,673 Vehicles Sold This Month, 232,538 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz - Down 4.9% (27,537 Vehicles Sold This Month, 252,921 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz Vans - Up 71% (4,182 Vehicles Sold This Month, 32,205 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      MINI - 
      Mitsubishi - Up 8.4% (8,002 Vehicles Sold This Month, 101,400 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Nissan - Down 13% (98,082 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,117,515 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Porsche - Up 2.2% (4,817 Vehicles Sold This Month, 47,443 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ram Trucks - Up 14% (54,542 Vehicles Sold This Month, 471,203 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Smart - Down 32.1% (95 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,054 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Subaru - Up 2.5% (55,394 Vehicles Sold This Month, 558,812 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Toyota - Up 1.7% (168,386 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,778,999 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volkswagen - Up 5% (29,000 Vehicles Sold This Month, 295,228 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volvo - 

      View full article
    • By William Maley
      Porsche Reports October 2018 U.S. Sales
      Another record month puts Porsche ahead 3.2 percent for first 10 months of the year ATLANTA, Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, today announced October retail sales of 4,817 vehicles. This was 2.2 percent higher year-over-year and an all-time October record. For the first 10 months of 2018, U.S. retail sales were up 3.2 percent compared to the same period last year, totaling 47,443.
      October sales were driven principally by three model lines. Deliveries of the iconic Porsche 911 increased 14.2 percent year-over-year. The Macan was up 9.9 percent and the Cayenne, with the new generation now in showrooms, rose 1.1 percent.
      "Porsche is having an exciting year as we find new ways to connect with customers," said Klaus Zellmer, President and CEO of PCNA. "Whether it is the powerful new Cayenne or the expanded selection of enthusiast-focused 911 variants, we are thrilled that more drivers and their families want to add a Porsche crest to their lives."
      Model
      October Sales
      Year-to-Date
        2018
      2017
      2018
      2017
      ALL 911
      789
      691
      7,802
      7,221
      ALL 718
      317
      399
      4,617
      4,264
      ALL PANAMERA
      541
      644
      6,910
      5,547
      ALL CAYENNE
      1,215
      1,202
      8,056
      10,916
      ALL MACAN
      1,955
      1,779
      20,058
      18,004
      GRAND TOTALS
      4,817
      4,715
      47,443
      45,952
    • By William Maley
      A new report from Automobile Magazine says that smart is living on borrow time and could disappear by 2026 at the earliest.
      According to various sources, Renault will be pulling out of partnership when the current Twingo/ForFour ends production. The two models share the same architecture in an effort to save costs. Without a partner, Mercedes-Benz isn't as keen to keep smart around.
      A key question is whether or not Mercedes-Benz will produce a new model with a three-pointed star to compete against the likes of the Mini Cooper and Audi A1. A decision by the board needs to happen by 2021 when it must sign off the next-generation A-class, Why? That's because the new model will use the same platform as the next-generation A-Class. Automobile says the platform will replace the current MFA2 and allow for a "fully scalable, all-new convergence layout" - thus allowing an even smaller vehicle.
      But there is a possible twist. Chinese automaker Geely owns a 9.7 percent stake in Daimler, and could become a replacement partner if a business case could be made for an electrified brand.
      Source: Automobile Magazine

      View full article
    • By William Maley
      A new report from Automobile Magazine says that smart is living on borrow time and could disappear by 2026 at the earliest.
      According to various sources, Renault will be pulling out of partnership when the current Twingo/ForFour ends production. The two models share the same architecture in an effort to save costs. Without a partner, Mercedes-Benz isn't as keen to keep smart around.
      A key question is whether or not Mercedes-Benz will produce a new model with a three-pointed star to compete against the likes of the Mini Cooper and Audi A1. A decision by the board needs to happen by 2021 when it must sign off the next-generation A-class, Why? That's because the new model will use the same platform as the next-generation A-Class. Automobile says the platform will replace the current MFA2 and allow for a "fully scalable, all-new convergence layout" - thus allowing an even smaller vehicle.
      But there is a possible twist. Chinese automaker Geely owns a 9.7 percent stake in Daimler, and could become a replacement partner if a business case could be made for an electrified brand.
      Source: Automobile Magazine
  • My Clubs

  • Recently Browsing

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Reader Rides

About us

CheersandGears.com - Founded 2001

We ♥ Cars

Get in touch

Follow us

Recent tweets

facebook

×