Best-Ever November Sales Earned by Mercedes-Benz
It was a profitable November for Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA)—1.6% higher than last year for the automaker; November 2017 recorded a total of 30.838 units sold whereas November 2016 accounted for 30,363 vehicles.
And there’s more good news for the automaker.
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“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,” reported Mercedes-Benz USA media.
The luxury automaker earned these high scores in November with sales of the C-Class, which topped the charts with 6,001 vehicles sold; GLC came in second with sales reaching 5,357 vehicles; and the third spot was secured by GLE, which sold 4,914 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 (SSI) for both luxury and overall industry.”
Another significant sales increase goes to Mercedes-AMG high-performance models, which saw 3,294 units driven off by new owners, bringing to-date sales to 30,116 vehicles, up 49.6%.
On the flip side, the luxury automaker experienced a decrease in sales of its Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) vehicles, with sales totaling 7,744 vehicles in November, down 23.3% year-over-year. To date, MBCPO sales total 103,010 vehicles, down 8.3% from 2016.
With 15 model lines, MBUSA offers drivers a lot of powerful and stunning choices in the luxury market.
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