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Mercedes-Benz Reports November Sales Of 30,363 Units, Up 1.1%

ATLANTA, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported November sales of 30,363 vehicles, increasing 1.1% from the 30,043 vehicles sold during the same month last year. Mercedes-Benz Vans also reported November sales with 2,564 units, and smart reported 563 units, bringing MBUSA grand total to 33,490 vehicles for the month. On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz retails totaled 308,226. Adding year-to-date-sales of 30,444 for Vans and 5,025 for smart, MBUSA posted a grand total of 343,695 units in November, increasing 0.6% from the previous year.

"As we begin the last month of 2016, November momentum positions us for a strong close to the year," said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA.

Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in November included the C-Class, GLE and E-Class (including the CLS) model lines. The C-Class took the lead at 7,261, followed by the GLE at 4,694. The E-Class, rounded out the top three with 4,642 units sold.

Mercedes-AMG high-performance models sold 2,590 units in November, with a total of 20,135  units sold year-to-date (up 37.4%).

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded sales of 10,091 vehicles in November, an increase of 7.1% from last year (9,422). On a year-to-date basis, MBCPO sold 112,347 vehicles, an increase of 3.3%.

MERCEDES-BENZ USA 
Sales -- November 2016

Mercedes-Benz
Passenger Vehicles

Nov-16

Nov-15

Monthly %

YTD 2016

YTD 2015

Yearly %

             

B-CLASS

52

41

26.8%

578

1,809

-68.0%

             

CLA

2,070

2,611

-20.7%

23,916

27,731

-13.8%

             

C-CLASS

7,261

7,239

0.3%

69,822

79,057

-11.7%

             

E-CLASS/CLS

4,642

5,205

-10.8%

46,045

50,308

-8.5%

             

S-CLASS

1,475

1,856

-20.5%

17,309

19,825

-12.7%

             

SLC/SLK

270

239

13.0%

3,067

3,892

-21.2%

             

SL

273

296

-7.8%

3,418

3,680

-7.1%

             

AMG GT

89

118

-24.6%

1,128

1,115

1.2%

             

*SLS AMG

0

1

-

1

29

-

             

GLA

2,227

2,721

-18.2%

22,194

23,393

-5.1%

             

GLC/GLK

3,876

1,216

218.8%

43,854

23,536

86.3%

             

GLE/M-CLASS

4,694

5,250

-10.6%

46,217

46,577

-0.8%

             

GL/GLS

3,108

2,916

6.6%

27,180

24,858

9.3%

             

G-CLASS 

326

334

-2.4%

3,497

3,075

13.7%

             

TOTAL

30,363

30,043

1.1%

308,226

308,885

-0.2%

             

Vans1

2,564

2,770

-7.4%

30,444

25,843

17.8%

             

smart

563

662

-15.0%

5,025

6,815

-26.3%

             

MBUSA
Combined Total

Nov-16

Nov-15

Monthly %

YTD 2016

YTD 2015

Yearly %

             

GRAND TOTAL

33,490

33,475

0.0%

343,695

341,543

0.6%


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

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