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Mercedes-Benz July Sales Hit All-Time High of 27,192 Units, Up 15%

Sprinter up 15.6%; smart sees best-ever month up 57.1%

MONTVALE, N.J., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported the highest July retail volumes in its history with 30,757 units sold across the Mercedes-Benz, Sprinter and smart model lines, representing a 16.4% increase from the 26,423 vehicles sold the same month last year. July sales for the Mercedes-Benz brand alone totaled 27,192, up 15%, bringing year-to-date volumes to a record 178,816. Adding year-to-date sales of 13,697 for Sprinter Vans and 5,998 at smart, MBUSA delivered a best-ever year-to-date grand total of 198,511.

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"Adding July to our unbroken string of record months, we're driving toward another banner year for the brand," said Stephen Cannon, president and CEO of MBUSA. "We've got two game-changing models in the wings with the launch of our all-new 2015 C-Class later this month, followed by a sporty new entry-level SUV, the GLA, this fall. Stay tuned."

July sales for the Mercedes-Benz brand were led by the C-, E- and GLK-Class model lines. The E-Class topped the list with sales of 6,648, up 18.6% from July 2013, followed by 5,700 units for the C-Class, which enters an all-new generation for model year 2015. The current entry-level Mercedes-Benz SUV, the GLK-Class, rounded out the top three with sales of 3,870, an increase of 39.2% from the same month last year. At the high end, the S-Class hit its 10th consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains since the new generation launched in late 2014, up 232.8% in July with 1,920 units.

Both the Sprinter and smart model lines delivered double-digit gains in July. Sprinter Vans posted July volumes of 2,214, rising 15.6% from the 1,915 units sold during the same month last year. The smart brand achieved its best sales month ever since joining the MBUSA portfolio with monthly retails of 1,351, a 57.1% increase from July 2013.

Mercedes-Benz AMG high-performance models posted sales of 868 in July, up 87.1%, with year-to-date volumes increasing 77.2% to 6,488.  Sales of the company's BlueTEC diesel models totaled 1,118 for the month, up 27.2%, with year-to-date volumes reaching 9,284.

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) recorded sales volumes of 9,114 vehicles in July, up 14.3% compared to the 7,976 units sold during the same month last year. On a year-to-date basis, MBCPO sold 66,686 units, an increase of 17% from the 56,980 vehicles sold through July 2013.

About Mercedes-Benz USA

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service for all Mercedes-Benz products in the United States.  MBUSA offers drivers the most diverse line-up in the luxury segment with 14 model lines ranging from the sporty CLA-Class four-door coupe to the flagship S-Class and the SLS AMG GT.  

MBUSA is also responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans, and smart products in the U.S.  More information on MBUSA and its products can be found at www.mbusa.com, www.mbsprinterusa.com and www.smartusa.com.

MERCEDES-BENZ USA
Sales -- July 2014

Mercedes-Benz Passenger Vehicles

Jul-14

Jul-13

Monthly %

YTD 2014

YTD 2013

Yearly %








B-CLASS EV

41

-

-

41

-

-








CLA-CLASS

2,378

-

-

12,954

-

-








C-CLASS

5,700

7,604

-25.0%

38,734

53,506

-27.6%








E-CLASS

6,648

5,605

18.6%

41,244

33,836

21.9%








S-CLASS

1,920

577

232.8%

13,151

6,788

93.7%








CL-CLASS

10

24

-58.3%

154

292

-47.3%








SL-CLASS

318

479

-33.6%

2,860

4,319

-33.8%








SLS AMG

18

28

-35.7%

178

269

-33.8%








CLK-CLASS**

0

0

-

2

0

-








SLK-CLASS

416

475

-12.4%

2,765

2,780

-0.5%








CLS-CLASS

705

585

20.5%

3,899

4,237

-8.0%








R-CLASS**

0

4

-100.0%

6

27

-77.8%








M-CLASS

3,276

3,092

6.0%

25,216

22,404

12.6%








G-CLASS 

252

230

9.6%

1,738

1,503

15.6%








GL-CLASS

1,640

2,165

-24.2%

13,366

17,111

-21.9%








GLK-CLASS

3,870

2,780

39.2%

22,508

18,526

21.5%








TOTAL

27,192

23,648

15.0%

178,816

165,598

8.0%








SPRINTER*

2,214

1,915

15.6%

13,697

11,398

20.2%








smart

1,351

860

57.1%

5,998

5,319

12.8%








MBUSA 
Combined Total

Jul-14

Jul-13

Monthly %

YTD 2014

YTD 2013

Yearly %








GRAND TOTAL

30,757

26,423

16.4%

198,511

182,315

8.9%


*Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter Vans are sold and marketed in the U.S. by Mercedes-Benz USA and Daimler Vans USA, respectively.
**Model is out of production.

                                                                                                   

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