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Mercedes-Benz Posts Best November Sales Ever At 34,376, 279,501 YTD November Sprinter sales up 23.3%, smart up 36.2%

MONTVALE, N.J., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported the highest November retail volumes in its history with 37,345 units sold across the Mercedes-Benz, Sprinter and smart model lines, up 14.4% from the 32,649 vehicles sold in November 2012.  Sales for the Mercedes-Benz brand alone jumped 13.4% over the same period last year to 34,376, while year-to-date volumes hit a record 279,501.  Adding year-to-date sales of 18,988 for Sprinter Vans and 8,409 units at smart, MBUSA achieved a year-to-date grand total of 306,898 units, making November the 50th consecutive month of month-over-month sales increases since the streak began in late 2009.

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"November's result has already propelled us past last year's record sales volume," said Steve Cannon, president and CEO of MBUSA. "We're striking a chord with more customers than ever before thanks to a strong product portfolio, the best dealers in the business and a laser focus on the ownership experience."

November sales for Mercedes-Benz were led by the E-, C- and M-Class model lines.  The E-Class, completely redesigned for the 2014 model year, came in first at 8,614 units, followed by the sporty C-Class with sales of 7,878. The M-Class, the brand's top-selling SUV, rounded out the top three at 4,328, up 11.1% over the same period in 2012.

The Sprinter lineup, which received a full redesign for model year 2014 on sale since September, posted strong November gains of 23.3% at 2,010 units.  Monthly sales at smart reached 959—up 36.2% from November 2012.

Mercedes-Benz's BlueTEC diesel models recorded sales of 1,724 for the month, up 8.0%, and 15,092 year-to-date, an increase of 9.9% from the 13,738 units sold in November 2012.  The company's high-performance AMG models finished the month with sales of 896, up 34.9%.

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) recorded sales of 8,847 vehicles in November, an increase of 24% compared to the 7,113 units sold in November 2012.  On a year-to-date basis, MBCPO sold 89,349 vehicles, rising 22% from the 73,431 vehicles sold during the comparable period last year.

About Mercedes-Benz USA

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service for all Mercedes-Benz products in the United States.  MBUSA offers drivers the most diverse line-up in the luxury segment with 13 model lines ranging from the sporty CLA-Class four-door coupe to the flagship S-Class and the SLS AMG GT.  

MBUSA is also responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans, and smart products in the U.S.  More information on MBUSA and its products can be found at www.mbusa.com, www.mbsprinterusa.com and www.smartusa.com.

 

MERCEDES-BENZ USA
Sales -- November 2013

Mercedes-Benz
Passenger Vehicles

Nov-13

Nov-12

Monthly %

YTD 2013

YTD 2012

Yearly %








CLA-CLASS

3,623

-

-

10,828

-

-








C-CLASS

7,878

8,565

-8.0%

81,022

73,940

9.6%








E-CLASS

8,614

8,126

6.0%

61,076

58,187

5.0%








S-CLASS

1,907

1,374

38.8%

11,446

10,684

7.1%








CL-CLASS

36

63

-42.9%

431

652

-33.9%








SL-CLASS

351

573

-38.7%

6,442

4,396

46.5%








SLS AMG

41

28

46.4%

407

762

-46.6%








SLK-CLASS

351

427

-17.8%

4,364

4,150

5.2%








CLS-CLASS

754

654

15.3%

7,322

7,362

-0.5%








R-CLASS

0

7

-100.0%

30

1,464

-98.0%








M-CLASS

4,328

3,894

11.1%

36,841

33,860

8.8%








G-CLASS 

223

251

-11.2%

2,295

1,162

97.5%








GL-CLASS

2,926

3,077

-4.9%

27,673

22,931

20.7%








GLK-CLASS

3,344

3,276

2.1%

29,324

26,360

11.2%








TOTAL

34,376

30,315

13.4%

279,501

245,910

13.7%








*SPRINTER

2,010

1,630

23.3%

18,988

18,698

1.6%








**smart

959

704

36.2%

8,409

9,013

-6.7%








MBUSA      
Combined Total

Nov-13

Nov-12

Monthly %

YTD 2013

YTD 2012

Yearly %








GRAND TOTAL

37,345

32,649

14.4%

306,898

273,622

12.2%


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

                                                                                                   

SOURCE Mercedes-Benz USA



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