Mercedes-Benz Hits Record April Sales Of 25,887, Starts Second Quarter Up 9.5% - KCTV5

Mercedes-Benz Hits Record April Sales Of 25,887, Starts Second Quarter Up 9.5%

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SOURCE Mercedes-Benz USA

Double-digit gains for Sprinter and smart brands

MONTVALE, N.J., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported best-ever April sales with 29,329 units sold across the Mercedes-Benz, Sprinter and smart model lines, rising 12.1% from the 26,157 retails in April 2013. Mercedes-Benz alone totaled 25,887 vehicles for the month, an increase of 9.5%, while year-to-date volumes for the brand reached 98,501, up 6.1% from the same period last year. Adding year-to-date sales of 7,018 for Sprinter Vans and 3,285 units at smart, MBUSA posted a year-to-date grand total of 108,804, marking the best second quarter start in its history.

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April sales for the Mercedes-Benz brand were led by the C-, E- and M-Class model lines. The E-Class took the lead with 6,056 units, an increase of 36.7% from April 2013, followed by the C-Class at 5,114. The M-Class, volume leader in the Mercedes-Benz SUV lineup, rounded out the top three at 3,831, up 16.8% from the same month last year. At the high end, the flagship S-Class achieved its seventh month of double-digit year-over-year sales gains with 1,909 units sold in April, up 73.1%.

Both the Sprinter and smart model lines delivered double-digit growth in April. The newly redesigned Sprinter lineup posted April volumes of 2,394, rising 29.1% from the 1,855 units sold in April 2013.  Monthly retails on the smart side hit an all-time high of 1,048, climbing 57.1% over the same month last year. 

The company's AMG high-performance models finished the month up 75.3% at 1,006, with year-to-date volumes jumping 74.6% to 3,836.  Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC diesel models delivered April sales of 1,533, increasing 30.9%, and 5,456 year-to-date, up 6.6% when compared to the 5,116 diesel units sold during the same period last year.

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) recorded sales volumes of 9,705 vehicles in April, an increase of 10.9% compared to the 8,748 units sold during the same month last year. On a year-to-date basis, MBCPO sold 37,755 units, up 14% from the 33,118 vehicles sold through April 2013.

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 -- April 2014


Mercedes-Benz Passenger Vehicles

Apr-14

Apr-13

Monthly %

YTD 2014

YTD 2013

Yearly %








CLA-CLASS

1,575

-

-

7,704

-

-








C-CLASS

5,114

7,338

-30.3%

22,143

30,250

-26.8%








E-CLASS

6,056

4,431

36.7%

21,928

18,120

21.0%








S-CLASS

1,909

1,103

73.1%

7,278

4,180

74.1%








CL-CLASS

39

37

5.4%

115

192

-40.1%








SL-CLASS

570

938

-39.2%

1,715

2,422

-29.2%








SLS AMG

28

46

-39.1%

107

165

-35.2%








CLK-CLASS**

0

0

-

2

0

-








SLK-CLASS

530

451

17.5%

1,525

1,585

-3.8%








CLS-CLASS

562

640

-12.2%

2,045

2,335

-12.4%








R-CLASS**

2

0

-

6

20

-70.0%








M-CLASS

3,831

3,280

16.8%

13,965

12,442

12.2%








G-CLASS 

274

188

45.7%

882

800

10.3%








GL-CLASS

2,253

2,481

-9.2%

7,671

10,099

-24.0%








GLK-CLASS

3,144

2,702

16.4%

11,415

10,212

11.8%








TOTAL

25,887

23,635

9.5%

98,501

92,822

6.1%








SPRINTER*

2,394

1,855

29.1%

7,018

5,689

23.4%








smart

1,048

667

57.1%

3,285

2,860

14.9%








MBUSA

Combined Total

Apr-14

Apr-13

Monthly %

YTD 2014

YTD 2013

Yearly %








GRAND TOTAL

29,329

26,157

12.1%

108,804

101,371

7.3%


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

 

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