It’s not just in the US where Mercedes-Benz was able to post record sales for the month of April—Mercedes-Benz Canada also reported that the 3,249 vehicles it delivered last month accounted for a 13.7% gain on the year-on-year comparative figures and helped it reach a record figure for the month.
To be more specific, the record monthly sales for April were in the passenger and luxury light truck segments, with a grand total of 3,029 units delivered. That’s a 19.7% growth over April 2011, and contributes largely to the year-to-date gain of 1,371 units, accounting for 15.8%. There were 1,814 passenger car units sold in April, while the total luxury light trucks delivered is 1,215 units.
In terms of smart unit sales, April saw 154 vehicles sold. This does not include the additional smart fortwo units sourced for the car2go car-sharing service in Vancouver, bringing the service’s fleet to a total of 325 cars.
Pre-owned vehicle sales were also strong for Mercedes-Benz Canada, giving it the best April on record as well with a total of 1,272 units successfully sold by the division. That accounts for a 14.4% increase over the same month last year.