Mercedes sold 164,063 vehicles in April 2016 (+10.8%), achieving its 38th record month in succession. Mercedes was the premium market leader in the USA, Germany, Japan, Canada, Australia and Taiwan in April.
With 164,063 vehicles sold in April 2016 and 647,550 vehicles sold in the first foyur months of the year, Mercedes set a new record both in April and in the first four months.
Mercedes has grown everywhere in the world.
In Europe, 73,070 customers bought a Mercedes in April 2016 (+14.2%) from which 25,777 in Germany (+11.0%) where Mercedes is the leader of premium car market in April. Records were set in both April and the first four months of the year in Great Britain, Belgium, Switzerland, Turkey, Portugal, Sweden and Poland.
In the Asia-Pacific region, sales in April increased by 17.2% to 52,782 units (+17.2%), from which 35,625 units (+31.6%) in China.
In the NAFTA region, 34,058 units were delivered to the customers (+1.2%) from which 29,236 vehicles in USA, which represent the best ever April.
By models, the C-Class continues to be the bestseller with 32,682 units – saloon and estate – sold in April 2016.
The compact range still registered a high demand with 50,829 units (+12.9%) sold in April. The facelift of the whole range has brought a new wave of customers.
Launched in Europe on April 9, the new E-Class has recorded a huge success especially in Germany. 18,915 units were sold last month. The S-Class saloon maintained its position as the world’s best selling luxury saloon since the beginning of the year but Mercedes does not announce the figures for April.
But the best selling models are the SUVs which found 56,612 customers all around the world in April, which represent 40.2% more than in the same month from last year.
Smart sales also increased to 12,088 units in April (+10.4%).
|Make||Apr-16||Change in %||Jan-April 2016||Change in %|
|Sales in the markets|
|- thereof Germany||25,777||11.00||90,623||8.70|
|- thereof Japan||3,561||12.00||21,162||-3.60|
|- thereof China||35,625||31.60||142,266||35.20|