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Best August ever for Mercedes-Benz USA
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Best August ever for Mercedes-Benz USA

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28,404 Mercedes-Benz cars were sold in August in the United States of America, marking a 0.1% increase from the figure achieved in August 2015. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported best-ever August sales as well, with a 39.5% growth, up to 3,152 units. The numbers all add up to 31,909 vehicles sold in 31 days.

The total figure is equivalent to a 2.1% increase from last year. On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz retails totaled 219,704. Adding year-to-date-sales of 22,186 for Vans and 3,439 for smart, MBUSA posted a grand total of 245,329 units in August, increasing 0.7% from the previous year.

“We are on track for a strong finish to the third quarter, fueled by a best-ever result for August,” said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. “Demand remains high for our SUVs and dream cars such as the new SL and S-Class Cabriolet, and we expect to build upon this momentum in the coming months.”

The models selling best in August are the C-Class with 6,125 units, the E-Class with 5,059 and the GLC models at 4,715 cars.

1,621 lucky customers got their hands on their brand-new AMG vehicles, up by 17.5% compared to last year, taking the year-to-date sales figures to 14,131 sold.

Mercedes-Benz
Passenger Vehicles

Aug-16

Aug-15

Monthly %

YTD 2016

YTD 2015

Yearly %

B-CLASS

57

172

-66.9%

417

1,540

-72.9%

CLA

1,811

2,622

-30.9%

17,706

21,164

-16.3%

C-CLASS

6,125

7,154

-14.4%

49,734

56,875

-12.6%

E-CLASS/CLS

5,069

4,284

18.3%

32,752

35,469

-7.7%

S-CLASS

1,698

2,045

-17.0%

11,974

14,092

-15.0%

SLC/SLK

346

394

-12.2%

2,321

2,798

-17.0%

SL

443

342

29.5%

2,520

2,873

-12.3%

AMG GT

112

87

28.7%

847

783

8.2%

*SLS AMG

0

0

1

27

GLA

1,058

2,169

-51.2%

15,375

16,522

-6.9%

GLC/GLK

4,715

2,168

117.5%

31,517

18,321

72.0%

GLE/M-CLASS

3,756

4,481

-16.2%

33,354

31,292

6.6%

GLS/GL

2,912

2,188

33.1%

18,462

16,881

9.4%

G-CLASS 

302

267

13.1%

2,724

2,229

22.2%

TOTAL

28,404

28,373

0.1%

219,704

220,866

-0.5%

Vans1

3,152

2,260

39.5%

22,186

17,957

23.6%

smart

353

617

-42.8%

3,439

4,682

-26.5%

MBUSA
Combined Total

Aug-16

Aug-15

Monthly %

YTD 2016

YTD 2015

Yearly %

GRAND TOTAL

31,909

31,250

2.1%

245,329

243,505

0.7%

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