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Mercedes-Benz USA Reports September Sales of 29,008

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Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported September sales of 29,008
units, compared to 29,500 vehicles sold during the same period last
year. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported best-ever September sales with 3,088
units (up 4.0%) and smart reported 241 units, bringing the MBUSA grand
total to 32,337 vehicles for the month. On a year-to-date basis,
Mercedes-Benz retails totaled 242,250 units.

"The hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico certainly caused some
disruption in September, but our dealers did a fantastic job to maintain
business. We are also seeing continued positive developments for our
SUVs," said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. "We expect to
regain momentum in the final quarter of the year with the launch of the
new S-Class Sedan, AMG models and continued demand for our SUV lineup."

Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in September included the C-Class, GLC and
GLE model lines. The C-Class took the lead at 6,194, followed by GLC
sales of 4,662. The GLE rounded out the top three with 4,583 units sold.

Mercedes-AMG high-performance models sold 2,445 units in September, with
a total 23,566 sold year-to-date (up 50.7%).

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded
sales of 8,725 vehicles in September, a decrease of 9.1% when compared
to the same month last year (9,598). On a year-to-date basis, MBCPO sold
87,677 vehicles, a decrease of 4.9% over 2016 (92,234).

About Mercedes-Benz USA

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), headquartered in Atlanta, is responsible for
the distribution, marketing and customer service for all Mercedes-Benz
products in the United States. MBUSA offers drivers the most diverse
lineup in the luxury segment with 15 model lines ranging from the sporty
CLA-Class four-door coupe to the flagship S-Class and the Mercedes-AMG
GT S.

MBUSA is also responsible for Mercedes-Benz 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.

Accredited journalists can visit our media site at www.media.mbusa.com.
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MERCEDES-BENZ USA

Sales -- September 2017

 
Mercedes-Benz Passenger Vehicles   Sep-17   Sep-16   Monthly %   YTD 2017   YTD 2016   Yearly %
                         
B-CLASS   87   51   70.6%   543   468   16.0%
                         
CLA   2,034   1,845   10.2%   14,692   19,551   -24.9%
                         
C-CLASS   6,194   6,600   -6.2%   58,959   56,334   4.7%
                         
E-CLASS/CLS   4,166   4,824   -13.6%   36,511   37,576   -2.8%
                         
S-CLASS   1,053   1,440   -26.9%   10,673   13,414   -20.4%
                         
SLC   195   238   -18.1%   2,188   2,559   -14.5%
                         
SL   261   326   -19.9%   2,075   2,846   -27.1%
                         
AMG GT   60   111   -45.9%   896   959   -6.6%
                         
GLA   2,440   2,032   20.1%   17,017   17,407   -2.2%
                         
GLC   4,662   4,873   -4.3%   32,889   36,390   -9.6%
                         
GLE   4,583   4,127   11.0%   39,035   37,481   4.1%
                         
GLS   2,922   2,782   5.0%   23,461   21,244   10.4%
                         
G-CLASS   351   251   39.8%   3,311   2,975   11.3%
                         
TOTAL   29,008   29,500   -1.7%   242,250   249,204   -2.8%
                         
Vans1   3,088   2,970   4.0%   25,227   25,156   0.3%
                         
smart   241   605   -60.2%   2,635   4,044   -34.8%
                         
MBUSA Combined Total   Sep-17   Sep-16   Monthly %   YTD 2017   YTD 2016   Yearly %
                         
GRAND TOTAL   32,337   33,075   -2.2%   270,112   278,404   -3.0%
 
 

1Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner Sprinter and
Metris Vans are sold and marketed in the U.S. by Mercedes-Benz USA
and Daimler Vans USA, respectively.

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