Mercedes-Benz USA Reports November Sales of 30,838, Up 1.6%

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Mercedes-Benz USA reported November sales of 30,838 units, an increase of 1.6% from the 30,363 vehicles sold during the same period last year. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported best-ever November sales with 3,274 units (up 27.7%) and smart reported 130 units, bringing the MBUSA grand total to 34,242 vehicles for the month (up 2.2%). On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz retails totaled 302,043 units.

"November was a solid month for Mercedes-Benz, with strong demand for the 2018 model year S-Class, SUV lineup and high-performance AMG GT models,” said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. “Additionally, our dealer partners and entire MBUSA team played a central role in our first place ranking in the 2017 JD Power Sales Satisfaction Index for both luxury and overall industry."

Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in November included the C-Class, GLC and GLE model lines. The C-Class took the lead at 6,001, followed by GLC sales of 5,357. The GLE rounded out the top three with 4,914 units sold.

Mercedes-AMG high-performance models sold 3,294 units in November, with a total 30,116 sold year-to-date (up 49.6%).

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded sales of 7,744 vehicles in November, a decrease of 23.3% when compared to the same month last year (10,091). On a year-to-date basis, MBCPO sold 103,010 vehicles, a decrease of 8.3% over 2016 (112,347).