Mercedes-Benz USA Reports February Sales Of 25,632 Units

01 Mar, 2016, 12:18 ET from Mercedes-Benz USA

ATLANTA, March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported February sales of 22,941, with 2,269 units for Daimler Vans and 422 units for smart. Vans marked a best-ever February with an increase of 35.5% from the previous year. MBUSA reported a grand total of 25,632 vehicles.

"Despite runout of two high-volume models, we are experiencing a strong first quarter," said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. "As new core model lines like E-Class and GLS are introduced, we expect to set new records throughout the year."

Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in February included the C-Class, GLE, and GLC model lines. The C-Class took the lead at 6,102, followed by the new GLE sales of 3,948. The new GLC rounded out the top three with an increase of 84.1% to 3,278 units sold.

Mercedes-AMG high-performance models sold 2,004 units in February, up 164.4% from last year (758), while the brand's BlueTEC diesel lineup finished the month at 295.

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models sold 9,989 vehicles in February, an increase of 1.7% from the 9,820 units sold the same month last year. On a year-to-date basis, MBCPO has sold 19,923 vehicles, an increase of 3.4% over the same time last year (with sales of 19,276 vehicles).

About Mercedes-Benz USA

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), headquartered in Atlanta, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service for all Mercedes-Benz products in the United States.  MBUSA offers drivers the most diverse lineup in the luxury segment with 15 model lines ranging from the sporty CLA-Class four-door coupe to the flagship S-Class and the Mercedes-AMG GT S.

MBUSA is also responsible for Mercedes-Benz 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.

Accredited journalists can visit our media site at www.media.mbusa.com.

 

MERCEDES-BENZ USA
Sales -- February 2016








Mercedes-Benz
Passenger Vehicles

Feb-16

Feb-15

Monthly %

YTD 2016

YTD 2015

Yearly %








B-CLASS

37

109

-66.1%

95

349

-72.8%








CLA

1,474

2,606

-43.4%

4,642

5,097

-8.9%








C-CLASS

6,102

7,072

-13.7%

11,181

13,308

-16.0%








E-CLASS/CLS

2,700

2,752

-1.9%

5,490

7,494

-26.7%








S-CLASS

1,558

1,421

9.6%

2,835

2,998

-5.4%








SLK

270

228

18.4%

536

474

13.1%








SL

369

331

11.5%

583

641

-9.0%








AMG GT

95

-

-

220

-

-








*SLS AMG

1

3

-

1

8

-








GLA

1,597

1,873

-14.7%

4,638

3,751

23.6%








GLC/GLK

3,278

1,781

84.1%

6,127

3,179

92.7%








GLE/M-CLASS

3,948

3,316

19.1%

7,611

6,460

17.8%








GL

1,226

1,849

-33.7%

3,022

3,970

-23.9%








G-CLASS 

286

275

4.0%

624

506

23.3%








TOTAL

22,941

23,616

-2.9%

47,605

48,235

-1.3%








Vans1

2,269

1,675

35.5%

4,168

3,180

31.1%








smart

422

458

-7.9%

821

950

-13.6%








MBUSA 
Combined Total

Feb-16

Feb-15

Monthly %

YTD 2016

YTD 2015

Yearly %








GRAND TOTAL

25,632

25,749

-0.5%

52,594

52,365

0.4%


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

*out of production

 

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