Sales in the US are up, up, up

Kharl Prado August 7, 2010

The parent company of Mercedes-Benz, Daimler AG, is proud to announce that it’s breadwinner is doing extremely well on US soil. Just this July, sales of both Mercedes-Benz and Smart vehicles have risen around 5.5 percent as compared to last year. Figuratively speaking, Mercedes-Benz USA provided data such as their total sales since the beginning of this year rising up to 23.4 percent. For July alone, there was an increase of up to 11.2% since last year. Around 17,367 passenger cars, light trucks and 681 Sprinter vans have already been sold since January 2010.

One of the strongest performers for Mercedes-Benz in the US is the 9th generation E-Class. After only being introduced in spring last year, it has been able to sell up to 5,462 units. Mercedes-Benz’s entry-level premium vehicle range, the C-Class however, comes in second with around 5,309 units sold for July alone. The M-Class isn’t to be left out though, scoring 1,973 units sold for July alone.

The R-Class crossover remains to be the highest climber—772.2% since last year—while the GL-Class SUV made around 39.7% in sales increase. Mercedes-Benz’s flagship model range, the S-Class, was able to gain a 22.1% increase while the SLS AMG supercar became equally as successful, selling up to 265 since the start of this year.

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