Mercedes-Benz USA Gets Record Sales Figures for Q1

Ryan Joseph Ramos April 3, 2013

Mercedes Benz Logo Mercedes Benz USA Gets Record Sales Figures for Q1

Backed by solid March numbers and riding continued success to start 2013, Mercedes-Benz USA reported that its Q1 sales figures are the highest in its history. The German automaker sold a total of 69,187 vehicles (cars plus trucks) during the first quarter of the year, which is up 12.5% over the same period in 2012.

“We’re coming out of our highest first quarter on record—and that’s before launching a single new product,” said Mercedes-Benz USA CEO Steve Cannon.

The company sold a total of 24,646 vehicles in March, which represents a 6.5% increase over the same month last year. Quarterly figures that also count Sprinter trucks and smart units are at 75,214, accounting for a 12.4% increase compared to Q1 2012′s combined figures.

Once again, monthly sales figures were propped up by the C-Class and E-Class sedan ranges, along with the M-Class SUV line. As the incumbent entry-level range, the C-Class managed a 32.4% increase over March 2012, with a total of 8,396 units sold in the past month.


 Mercedes Benz USA Gets Record Sales Figures for Q1


A longtime fan of basketball and Formula One, this guy has been a Mercedes-Benz enthusiast since he's heard about cars. One day, he'll own an AMG car--or so he says.

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