Sign in to follow this  
William Maley

October 2016: Mercedes-Benz USA

3 posts in this topic

Mercedes-Benz Reports October Sales Of 28,659 Units

  • MBUSA posts 0.7% YTD increase

ATLANTA, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported October sales of 28,659 vehicles, decreasing 1.0% from the 28,952 vehicles sold during the same month last year. Mercedes-Benz Vans also reported October sales with 2,724 units, down 2.7% and smart reported 418 units, bringing MBUSA grand total to 31,801 vehicles for the month, down 2.1% from last year. On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz retails totaled 277,863. Adding year-to-date-sales of 27,880 for Vans and 4,462 for smart, MBUSA posted a grand total of 310,205 units in October, increasing 0.7% from the previous year.

"We're on track for another great year as we continue into the fourth quarter," said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. "Overall MBUSA sales for the year are outperforming last year, which was our highest year on record."

Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in October included the C-Class, GLE and E-Class (including the CLS) model lines. The C-Class took the lead at 6,227, followed by the GLE at 4,042. The E-Class, rounded out the top three with 3,827 units sold.

Mercedes-AMG high-performance models sold 1,903 units in October, with a total of 17,545 units sold year-to-date (up 40.8 %).

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded sales of 10,022 vehicles in October, an increase of 4.1% from last year (9,629). On a year-to-date basis, MBCPO sold 102,256 vehicles, an increase of 2.9%.

MERCEDES-BENZ USA 
Sales -- October 2016

 

Mercedes-Benz

Passenger Vehicles

Oct-16

Oct-15

Monthly %

YTD 2016

YTD 2015

Yearly %

             

B-CLASS

58

81

-28.4%

526

1,768

-70.2%

             

CLA

2,295

1,867

22.9%

21,846

25,120

-13.0%

             

C-CLASS

6,227

7,283

-14.5%

62,561

71,818

-12.9%

             

E-CLASS/CLS

3,827

5,162

-25.9%

41,403

45,103

-8.2%

             

S-CLASS

2,420

1,921

26.0%

15,834

17,969

-11.9%

             

SLC/SLK

238

516

-53.9%

2,797

3,653

-23.4%

             

SL

299

252

18.7%

3,145

3,384

-7.1%

             

AMG GT

81

105

-22.9%

1,039

997

4.2%

             

*SLS AMG

0

1

-

1

28

-

             

GLA

2,560

2,025

26.4%

19,967

20,672

-3.4%

             

GLC/GLK

3,588

1,943

84.7%

39,978

22,320

79.1%

             

GLE/M-CLASS

4,042

4,880

-17.2%

41,523

41,327

0.5%

             

GL/GLS

2,828

2,613

8.2%

24,072

21,942

9.7%

             

G-CLASS 

196

303

-35.3%

3,171

2,741

15.7%

             

TOTAL

28,659

28,952

-1.0%

277,863

278,842

-0.4%

             

Vans1

2,724

2,799

-2.7%

27,880

23,073

20.8%

             

smart

418

721

-42.0%

4,462

6,153

-27.5%

             

MBUSA
Combined Total

Oct-16

Oct-15

Monthly %

YTD 2016

YTD 2015

Yearly %

             

GRAND TOTAL

31,801

32,472

-2.1%

310,205

308,068

0.7%

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

S-class:  2,420    Base price $96,600

A8, 7-series, Panamera, Lexus LS combined:  2,134  Average base price $78,655

Game over folks.

  • Upvote 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
9 hours ago, smk4565 said:

S-class:  2,420    Base price $96,600

A8, 7-series, Panamera, Lexus LS combined:  2,134  Average base price $78,655

Game over folks.

As I said in the other thread, at the very top is Benz, if we are intellectually honest with ourselves.

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 emoticons maximum 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.

Sign in to follow this  



  • Similar Content

    • By William Maley
      Japan is a notorious market for American automakers to make a dent in. Ford called it quits last year, while GM sells a meager number of models; Cadillac sold 327 and Chevrolet moved 373 models last year. Critics say "nontariff barriers" are the key reason as to why Detroit hasn't been able to make any headway. Talk with people in Japan and it is a different story, there is still a perception of American models having poor quality and having to fork out a fair amount of cash to keep them maintained.
      But there is an exception. Jeep has been able to carve out a nice niche in Japan's marketplace. The brand is consistently in the top 10 of foreign automakers and sales have been climbing. 2017 is on track to be the eighth consecutive year of sales growth in the country. Through August, Jeep moved 6,344 models.
      But getting to this point took a lot of work and money.
      "We have to spend money and engineering hours to do it, but we think it's worth it," said FCA Japan CEO Pontus Haggstrom to Automotive News.
      "They are things that make our jobs harder and make it more expensive and time consuming to bring cars to Japan. But are they trade barriers? My honest opinion is, no. Are they excuses for why I can't sell or succeed in Japan? No."
      Jeep has been making efforts to make their models more appealing to Japanese customers.
      Tweaking drivetrains to qualify for Japan's eco-car incentives Offering right-hand drive models Equipping models with folding side mirrors and factory-installed Japanese navigation systems. Doubling their marketing budget since 2010 Refurbishing or redesigning more than 50 showrooms by 2018 The last one is important as previous Jeep dealers in the country were basically what you find in dealers in the U.S.
      "It's more about the brand and less about the origin," says Haggstrom.
      Jeep also has an ace up its sleeve that many automakers wished they had, brand equity.
      "The image of American cars as low-quality still persists here, even though a bit underserved. But Jeep has the most brand equity of any American brand. Japan shows it has a global following," said Christopher Richter, an auto analyst with CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets in Tokyo.
      Source: Automotive News (Subscription Required)

      View full article
    • By William Maley
      Japan is a notorious market for American automakers to make a dent in. Ford called it quits last year, while GM sells a meager number of models; Cadillac sold 327 and Chevrolet moved 373 models last year. Critics say "nontariff barriers" are the key reason as to why Detroit hasn't been able to make any headway. Talk with people in Japan and it is a different story, there is still a perception of American models having poor quality and having to fork out a fair amount of cash to keep them maintained.
      But there is an exception. Jeep has been able to carve out a nice niche in Japan's marketplace. The brand is consistently in the top 10 of foreign automakers and sales have been climbing. 2017 is on track to be the eighth consecutive year of sales growth in the country. Through August, Jeep moved 6,344 models.
      But getting to this point took a lot of work and money.
      "We have to spend money and engineering hours to do it, but we think it's worth it," said FCA Japan CEO Pontus Haggstrom to Automotive News.
      "They are things that make our jobs harder and make it more expensive and time consuming to bring cars to Japan. But are they trade barriers? My honest opinion is, no. Are they excuses for why I can't sell or succeed in Japan? No."
      Jeep has been making efforts to make their models more appealing to Japanese customers.
      Tweaking drivetrains to qualify for Japan's eco-car incentives Offering right-hand drive models Equipping models with folding side mirrors and factory-installed Japanese navigation systems. Doubling their marketing budget since 2010 Refurbishing or redesigning more than 50 showrooms by 2018 The last one is important as previous Jeep dealers in the country were basically what you find in dealers in the U.S.
      "It's more about the brand and less about the origin," says Haggstrom.
      Jeep also has an ace up its sleeve that many automakers wished they had, brand equity.
      "The image of American cars as low-quality still persists here, even though a bit underserved. But Jeep has the most brand equity of any American brand. Japan shows it has a global following," said Christopher Richter, an auto analyst with CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets in Tokyo.
      Source: Automotive News (Subscription Required)
    • By William Maley
      Volkswagen of America - Up 33.2% (32,112 Vehicles Sold This Month, 252,456 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mitsubishi Motors North America - Up 17.2% (8,430 Vehicles Sold This Month, 79,195 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jaguar Land Rover North America - Up 17% (9,703 Vehicles Sold This Month, 84,709 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Toyota Motor North America - Up 14.9% (226,632 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,831,479 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      General Motors Co. - Up 11.9% (279,397 Vehicles Sold This Month, 2,195,502 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Audi of America - Up 9.6% (19,308 Vehicles Sold This Month, 160,914 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Nissan North America - Up 9.5% (139,932 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,196,241 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ford Motor Company -  Up 8.7% (222,248 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,933,459 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      American Honda Motor Co. - Up 6.8% (142,722 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,231,603 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Kia Motors America - Up 6.6% (52,468 Vehicles Sold This Month, 457,930 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mazda North American Operations - Up 3.4% (25,738 Vehicles Sold This Month, 220,297 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Subaru of America, Inc. - Up 0.4% (55,120 Vehicles Sold This Month, 478,848 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      BMW Group U.S. - Down 0.4% (29,307 Vehicles Sold This Month, 254,962 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz USA - Down 2.2% (32,337 Vehicles Sold This Month, 270,112 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      FCA US LLC - Down 10% (174,266 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,579,138 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Hyundai Motor America - Down 14% (57,007 Vehicles Sold This Month, 511,740 Vehicles Sold This Year)

      Maserati North America, Inc. - 
      Porsche Cars North America, Inc. - 
      Volvo Cars of North America, LLC - 

      Brands:
      Acura - Down 2.8% (12,946 Vehicles Sold This Month, 114,126 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Alfa Romeo - Up 2,993% (1,268 Vehicles Sold This Month, 7,352 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Audi - Up 9.6% (19,308 Vehicles Sold This Month, 160,914 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      BMW - Up 0.7% (25,571 Vehicles Sold This Month, 220,175 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Buick - Down 20% (16,137 Vehicles Sold This Month, 159,830 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Cadillac - Up 1.1% (15,530 Vehicles Sold This Month, 113,846 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Chevrolet - Up 17.4% (199,801 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,516,192 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Chrysler - Down 16% (15,759 Vehicles Sold This Month, 143,809 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Dodge - Down 30% (29,938 Vehicles Sold This Month, 365,790 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Fiat - Down 24% (2,206 Vehicles Sold This Month, 21,252 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ford - Up 9.1% (213,446 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,850,737 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Genesis - Up 43.5% (1,736 Vehicles Sold This Month, 15,102 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      GMC - Up 9.4% (47,329 Vehicles Sold This Month, 405,634 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Honda - Up 7.4% (129,776 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,117,477 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Hyundai - Down 15.49% (55,271 Vehicles Sold This Month, 496,638 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Infiniti - Up 11.7% (12,745 Vehicles Sold This Month, 113,714 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jaguar - Up 24% (3,296 Vehicles Sold This Month, 30,228 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jeep - Down 4% (73,409 Vehicles Sold This Month, 622,242 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Kia - Up 6.6% (52,468 Vehicles Sold This Month, 457,930 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Land Rover - Up 14% (6,407 Vehicles Sold This Month, 54,481 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Lexus - Up 1.5% (26,196 Vehicles Sold This Month, 219,659 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Lincoln - Up 0.1% (8,802 Vehicles Sold This Month, 82,722 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Maserati - 
      Mazda - Up 3.4% (25,738 Vehicles Sold This Month, 220,297 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz - Down 1.7% (29,008 Vehicles Sold This Month, 242,250 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      MINI - Down 7.2% (3.736 Vehicles Sold This Month, 34,787 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mitsubishi - Up 17.2% (8,430 Vehicles Sold This Month, 79,195 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Nissan - Up 9.3% (127,187 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,082,527 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Porsche - 
      Ram Trucks - 0% (51,686 Vehicles Sold This Month, 418,693 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Smart - Down 60.2% (241 Vehicles Sold This Month, 2,635 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Subaru - Up 0.4% (55,120 Vehicles Sold This Month, 478,848 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Toyota - Up 16.9% (200,436 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,611,820 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volkswagen - Up 33.2% (32,112 Vehicles Sold This Month, 252,456 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volvo - 
      *Mercedes-Benz's sales numbers include Mercedes-Benz vans.
    • By William Maley
      Volkswagen of America - Up 33.2% (32,112 Vehicles Sold This Month, 252,456 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mitsubishi Motors North America - Up 17.2% (8,430 Vehicles Sold This Month, 79,195 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jaguar Land Rover North America - Up 17% (9,703 Vehicles Sold This Month, 84,709 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Toyota Motor North America - Up 14.9% (226,632 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,831,479 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      General Motors Co. - Up 11.9% (279,397 Vehicles Sold This Month, 2,195,502 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Audi of America - Up 9.6% (19,308 Vehicles Sold This Month, 160,914 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Nissan North America - Up 9.5% (139,932 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,196,241 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ford Motor Company -  Up 8.7% (222,248 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,933,459 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      American Honda Motor Co. - Up 6.8% (142,722 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,231,603 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Kia Motors America - Up 6.6% (52,468 Vehicles Sold This Month, 457,930 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mazda North American Operations - Up 3.4% (25,738 Vehicles Sold This Month, 220,297 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Subaru of America, Inc. - Up 0.4% (55,120 Vehicles Sold This Month, 478,848 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      BMW Group U.S. - Down 0.4% (29,307 Vehicles Sold This Month, 254,962 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz USA - Down 2.2% (32,337 Vehicles Sold This Month, 270,112 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      FCA US LLC - Down 10% (174,266 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,579,138 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Hyundai Motor America - Down 14% (57,007 Vehicles Sold This Month, 511,740 Vehicles Sold This Year)

      Maserati North America, Inc. - 
      Porsche Cars North America, Inc. - 
      Volvo Cars of North America, LLC - 

      Brands:
      Acura - Down 2.8% (12,946 Vehicles Sold This Month, 114,126 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Alfa Romeo - Up 2,993% (1,268 Vehicles Sold This Month, 7,352 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Audi - Up 9.6% (19,308 Vehicles Sold This Month, 160,914 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      BMW - Up 0.7% (25,571 Vehicles Sold This Month, 220,175 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Buick - Down 20% (16,137 Vehicles Sold This Month, 159,830 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Cadillac - Up 1.1% (15,530 Vehicles Sold This Month, 113,846 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Chevrolet - Up 17.4% (199,801 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,516,192 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Chrysler - Down 16% (15,759 Vehicles Sold This Month, 143,809 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Dodge - Down 30% (29,938 Vehicles Sold This Month, 365,790 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Fiat - Down 24% (2,206 Vehicles Sold This Month, 21,252 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ford - Up 9.1% (213,446 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,850,737 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Genesis - Up 43.5% (1,736 Vehicles Sold This Month, 15,102 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      GMC - Up 9.4% (47,329 Vehicles Sold This Month, 405,634 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Honda - Up 7.4% (129,776 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,117,477 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Hyundai - Down 15.49% (55,271 Vehicles Sold This Month, 496,638 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Infiniti - Up 11.7% (12,745 Vehicles Sold This Month, 113,714 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jaguar - Up 24% (3,296 Vehicles Sold This Month, 30,228 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jeep - Down 4% (73,409 Vehicles Sold This Month, 622,242 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Kia - Up 6.6% (52,468 Vehicles Sold This Month, 457,930 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Land Rover - Up 14% (6,407 Vehicles Sold This Month, 54,481 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Lexus - Up 1.5% (26,196 Vehicles Sold This Month, 219,659 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Lincoln - Up 0.1% (8,802 Vehicles Sold This Month, 82,722 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Maserati - 
      Mazda - Up 3.4% (25,738 Vehicles Sold This Month, 220,297 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz - Down 1.7% (29,008 Vehicles Sold This Month, 242,250 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      MINI - Down 7.2% (3.736 Vehicles Sold This Month, 34,787 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mitsubishi - Up 17.2% (8,430 Vehicles Sold This Month, 79,195 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Nissan - Up 9.3% (127,187 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,082,527 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Porsche - 
      Ram Trucks - 0% (51,686 Vehicles Sold This Month, 418,693 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Smart - Down 60.2% (241 Vehicles Sold This Month, 2,635 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Subaru - Up 0.4% (55,120 Vehicles Sold This Month, 478,848 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Toyota - Up 16.9% (200,436 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,611,820 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volkswagen - Up 33.2% (32,112 Vehicles Sold This Month, 252,456 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volvo - 
      *Mercedes-Benz's sales numbers include Mercedes-Benz vans.

      View full article
  • My Clubs

  • Who's Online (See full list)