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Mercedes-Benz Reports Best Month of 2010 With Sales of 20,666

MONTVALE, N.J., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported its best month of the year with September sales of 20,666 boosting year-to-date sales 22% ahead of last year.  The September volume made this the second highest September on record for MBUSA.  

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The 9th generation E-Class led the month with sales of 5,608 (up 47.1%) – bringing the year-to-date total to 44,730 (up 67.3%).  The sporty C-Class followed suit with sales of 5,196 and the versatile M-Class SUV rounded out the top three volume performers with sales of 2,780 for the month.

Sales at the high end were equally strong with sales of the flagship S-Class up 55.2%; the GL-Class SUV up 52.6% and 35 of the newly launched supercar – the SLS AMG – bringing its year-to-date sales to 356.

On a year-to-date basis, the company sold 165,355 new vehicles, an increase of 22.1 % over last year.

Separately, through the Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) program, MBUSA sold 6,248 vehicles in September, up 17.5% compared to September 2009 sales of 5,318 vehicles.  Year-to-date sales for the MBCPO program were 60,968 – a 7.5 % increase over 2009 year-to-date sales (56,728 vehicles) during the same timeframe.

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 and Maybach products in the United States.  MBUSA offers drivers the most diverse line-up in the luxury segment with 12 model lines ranging from the sporty C-Class to the flagship S-Class sedans and the SLS AMG supercar.  

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

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Mercedes-Benz
Passenger Vehicles

Sep-10

Sep-09

Monthly %

YTD 2010

YTD 2009

Yearly %








C-CLASS

5,196

5,002

3.9%

46,160

39,434

17.1%








E-CLASS

5,608

3,812

47.1%

44,730

26,740

67.3%








S-CLASS

1,709

1,101

55.2%

9,725

7,806

24.6%








CL-CLASS

50

105

-52.4%

685

1,052

-34.9%








SL-CLASS

197

356

-44.7%

1,837

3,107

-40.9%








SLS AMG

35

-

-

356

-

-








CLK-CLASS

(1)

524

-100.2%

584

6,442

-90.9%








SLK-CLASS

128

128

0.0%

1,622

2,203

-26.4%








CLS-CLASS

142

227

-37.4%

1,384

2,159

-35.9%








R-CLASS

292

271

7.7%

2,206

2,338

-5.6%








M-CLASS

2,780

2,552

8.9%

19,619

17,407

12.7%








G-CLASS

52

46

13.0%

609

435

40.0%








GL-CLASS

1,989

1,303

52.6%

13,934

10,275

35.6%








GLK-CLASS

1,685

1,558

8.2%

16,278

16,015

1.6%








TOTAL

19,862

16,985

16.9%

159,729

135,413

18.0%








*SPRINTER

804

-

-

5,626

-

-








MBUSA
Combined Total

Sep-10

Sep-09

Monthly %

YTD 2010

YTD 2009

Yearly %








GRAND TOTAL

20,666

16,985

21.7%

165,355

135,413

22.1%

*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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