Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported June sales of 22,563 vehicles, an 18.8 % improvement over June 2010, and the company’s highest June volume and first half of the year on record. On a year-to-date basis, the 118,021 vehicles sold represent a 10.4% increase.
The highest volume performers for the month were the E- and C-Class
model lines. The 9th generation E-Class led the pack with sales of
5,798, up 19.1% over June 2010. The sporty C-Class – the gateway to the
Mercedes-Benz brand for younger and first-time Mercedes-Benz buyers –
continued its strong momentum with sales of 4,620. MBUSA’s stylish SUV,
the M-Class, finished third in volume with monthly sales of 3,071, up
44.6% over last June. Additionally, sales of the all-new 2012 CLS-Class
four-dour coupe were up 645.5% and the full-sized GL-Class SUV posted a
75.9% increase over June 2010.
Sales of Mercedes-Benz diesel models were up 128.4% for the month (1,231
versus 539) and up 188.3 % for the year (5,953 versus 2,727).
At the high end, sales of the commanding G-Class were up 89.1% for the
month and the company sold 18 of its supercar — the SLS AMG — bringing
its year-to-date sales to 348.
Sales of Sprinter Vans also increased by 162.5% for the month, with
sales of 1,911 – bringing a year-to-date total of 7,095 (up 102.1 %).
Separately, through the Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO)
program, MBUSA sold 6,413 vehicles in June 2011, a decrease of 0.2%. On a
year-to-date basis, MBCPO sold 39,863 vehicles, a decrease of 3.6 %
over the comparable period last year.
Source: Mercedes-Benz USA