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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%

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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.

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