Mercedes-Benz July Sales Hit All-Time High Of 27,526 Units

MBUSA posts 6.9% year-to-date increase to 212,258

Aug 03, 2015, 13:00 ET from Mercedes-Benz USA

ATLANTA, Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported record July sales for the Mercedes-Benz brand at 27,526, increasing 1.2% from the 27,192 vehicles sold during the same month last year. Sprinter delivered 2,163 sales for the month of July, combining with 441 units at smart for a monthly total of 30,130 for MBUSA. On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz retails totaled 192,496, up 7.7%. Adding year-to-date sales of 15,697 for Sprinter Vans and 4,065 for smart, MBUSA posted a grand total of 212,258 units through July.

"We are seeing strong momentum in the marketplace as we move through the third quarter," said Stephen Cannon, president and CEO of MBUSA. "This will increase as our SUV product offensive continues with the GLE and GLE Coupe, and the all new GLC later this year."

July sales for the Mercedes-Benz brand were led by the C-, E- and M-Class model lines. The C-Class took the top spot with 6,384 units, up 12.0% from the same month last year. The E-Class followed with July sales of 4,893, while the M-Class rounded out the top three at 3,851.

Mercedes-AMG high-performance models posted a 7.3% monthly sales increase to 931 units in July, while year-to-date sales climbed 7.6% to 6,979. Sales of Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC diesel models hit 571 for the month and 8,065 year-to-date.

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models delivered July sales of 9,669, up 6.1% from the same month in 2014, with a year-to-date total of 68,543.

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 14 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.

MERCEDES-BENZ USA
Sales -- July 2015

Mercedes-Benz Passenger Vehicles

Jul-15

Jul-14

Monthly %

YTD 2015

YTD 2014

Yearly %








B-CLASS

196

41

378.0%

1,368

41

3236.6%








CLA-CLASS

2,439

2,378

2.6%

18,542

12,954

43.1%








C-CLASS

6,384

5,700

12.0%

49,721

38,734

28.4%








E-CLASS3

4,893

6,648

-26.4%

27,145

41,246

-34.2%








S-CLASS

1,414

1,920

-26.4%

11,994

13,151

-8.8%








CL-CLASS

1

10

-90.0%

53

154

-65.6%








SL-CLASS

330

318

3.8%

2,531

2,860

-11.5%








AMG GT

89

-

-

696

-

-








SLS AMG

0

18

-100.0%

27

178

-84.8%








SLK-CLASS

324

416

-22.1%

2,404

2,765

-13.1%








CLS-CLASS

1,238

705

75.6%

4,039

3,899

3.6%








R-CLASS2

0

0

-

4

6

-33.3%








M-CLASS

3,851

3,276

17.6%

26,811

25,216

6.3%








G-CLASS 

254

252

0.8%

1,962

1,738

12.9%








GL-CLASS

1,755

1,640

7.0%

14,693

13,366

9.9%








GLA-CLASS

2,040

-

-

14,353

-

-








GLK-CLASS

2,318

3,870

-40.1%

16,153

22,508

-28.2%








TOTAL

27,526

27,192

1.2%

192,496

178,816

7.7%








SPRINTER1

2,163

2,214

-2.3%

15,697

13,697

14.6%








smart

441

1,351

-67.4%

4,065

5,998

-32.2%








MBUSA
Combined Total

Jul-15

Jul-14

Monthly %

YTD 2015

YTD 2014

Yearly %








GRAND TOTAL

30,130

30,757

-2.0%

212,258

198,511

6.9%


1Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter Vans are sold and marketed in the U.S. by Mercedes-Benz USA and Daimler Vans USA, respectively.
2Model is out of production.
3Includes CY2014 CLK-Class sales.
                                                                                                   

 

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