Almost 182,000 cars with the star were sold last month worldwide, reaching a toal of almost 743,000 this year to date. Mercedes-Benz receives good news from China, where a sales growth was recorded.
Mercedes-Benz is holding tight onto its leadership in the premium segment in states such as Germany, United Kingdom, Sweden, Portugal, Poland, Denmark, Czech Republic, Australia and Canada.
There were 181,936 cars last month, a drop of -5.5% compared to the same period of last year, going up to 742,809 in the first four months of the year.
The new A-Class played a major part in achieving the figures, a 6% growth in the compact segment.
71,263 of the vehicles were sent across Europe, with 24,970 units staying home in Germany. A record was registered in France, with the figures going up b 2.8%.
Mercedes-Benz sold 79,125 cars in the Asia-Pacific region, going as far as 232,050 units in the first four months of 2019, up by 2.2%, while the NAFTA region accounted for 111,668 units, down by -11.7%. 94.120 of them were delivered in the United States, a minus of 10.9%.
Compact cars maintained their popularity, with an increase of 6.0%, while the new A-Class socred a 45.3% growth in April.
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The C-Class Saloon and Estate marked 138.000 units delivered in April, while the long-wheelbase version of the C-Class Saloon were higher than ever before in the past four months (+10.9%).
The SUVs registered a drop of 12.7% due to model changes. There were approximately 60,000 units of the GLA, GLC, GLC Coupe, GLE, GLE Coupe, GLS and G-Class units sold last month, with the letter marking a strong double-digit growth rates to highs in both April and the past four months.
11,573 customers worldwide chose a smart model, an increase of 14.3%. Unit sales in Europe increased by 25.8%, partially driven by double-digit growth rates in Germany, Italy, France, Switzerland, Belgium and Austria.
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