Mercedes-Benz Reports February Sales Of 16,176


Montvale, NJ, Mar 01, 2011

  • Sales Up 5.1% for the Month and 9.5% Year-to-Date

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported February sales of 16,176 vehicles, a 5.1 % improvement over February 2010 and the highest February volume since 2008. On a year-to-date basis, the 33,449 vehicles sold represent a 9.5% increase.

The highest volume performers for the month were the C- and E-Class model lines. The sporty C-Class – the gateway to the Mercedes-Benz brand for younger and first-time Mercedes-Benz buyers – lead the pack with sales of 4,479, up 5.5% over February 2010. The 9th generation E-Class continued its strong momentum with sales of 4,203, up 4% over February 2010. MBUSA’s versatile SUV, the M-Class, followed in volume with sales of 1,924, up 16.3% compared to February 2010 while the compact GLK SUV trailed closely with sales of 1,853.

At the high end, the iconic SL-Class was up 83.7%, followed by the commanding G-Class, up 40% and the CL flagship coupe increased by 35.1%. The company also sold 83 of its supercar — the SLS AMG — bringing its year-to-date sales to 153.

Sales of Sprinter Vans increased by 38.3% for the month to 712 and to 1,587 on a year-to-date basis, up 66.9%.

Separately, through the Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) program, MBUSA sold 5,860 vehicles in February; a 4.8% decrease when compared to February 2010 (sales of 6,153 vehicles). On a year-to-date basis, MBCPO sold 12,303 vehicles, a decrease of 0.6 % over the comparable period (with sales of 12,382).

Mercedes-Benz Passenger Vehicles Feb-11 Feb-10 Monthly % YTD 2011 YTD 2010 Yearly %
B-CLASS Fuel Cell 0 2
C-CLASS 4,479 4,245 5.5% 8,651 8,273 4.6%
E-CLASS 4,203 4,043 4.0% 8,962 7,867 13.9%
S-CLASS 659 715 -7.8% 1,459 1,527 -4.5%
CL-CLASS 104 77 35.1% 211 139 51.8%
SL-CLASS 191 104 83.7% 366 346 5.8%
SLS AMG 83 153
CLK-CLASS 1 204 -99.5% 5 564 -99.1%
SLK-CLASS 137 61 124.6% 338 161 109.9%
CLS-CLASS 89 68 30.9% 238 179 33.0%
R-CLASS 178 139 28.1% 410 295 39.0%
M-CLASS 1,924 1,655 16.3% 4,408 3,582 23.1%
G-CLASS 91 65 40.0% 191 137 39.4%
GL-CLASS 1,472 1,368 7.6% 2,990 2,593 15.3%
GLK-CLASS 1,853 2,126 -12.8% 3,478 3,929 -11.5%
TOTAL 15,464 14,870 4.0% 31,862 29,592 7.7%
*SPRINTER 712 515 38.3% 1,587 951 66.9%
MBUSA Combined Total Feb-11 Feb-10 Monthly % YTD 2011 YTD 2010 Yearly %
GRAND TOTAL 16,176 15,385 5.1% 33,449 30,543 9.5%
*Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter Vans are sold and marketed in the U.S. by Mercedes-Benz USA and Daimler Vans USA, respectively.

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