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Mercedes-Benz USA Reports October Sales of 28,955, up 1.0%

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Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported October sales of 28,955 units,
an increase of 1.0% from the 28,659 vehicles sold during the same period
last year. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported October sales with 2,446 units
and smart reported 140 units, bringing the MBUSA grand total to 31,541
vehicles for the month. On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz retails
totaled 271,205 units.

"We are on track for a solid close to 2017 as we continue into the
fourth quarter," said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA.
"Momentum is growing with our newly launched S-Class Sedan, AMG models
and the strong demand for our SUV lineup."

Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in October included the C-Class, GLE and
E-Class (including the CLS) model lines. The C-Class took the lead at
5,996, followed by GLE sales of 4,817. The E-Class rounded out the top
three with 4,681 units sold.

Mercedes-AMG high-performance models sold 3,256 units in October, with a
total 26,822 sold year-to-date (up 52.9%).

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded
sales of 7,589 vehicles in October, a decrease of 24.3% when compared to
the same month last year (10,022). On a year-to-date basis, MBCPO sold
95,266 vehicles, a decrease of 6.8% over 2016 (102,256).

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.
Follow us on Twitter @MBUSAnews.

                       

 

MERCEDES-BENZ USA

Sales -- October 2017

 
Mercedes-Benz Passenger Vehicles     Oct-17     Oct-16     Monthly %     YTD 2017     YTD 2016     Yearly %
                                     
B-CLASS     59     58     1.7%     602     526     14.4%
                                     
CLA     1,814     2,295     -21.0%     16,506     21,846     -24.4%
                                     
C-CLASS     5,996     6,227     -3.7%     64,946     62,561     3.8%
                                     
E-CLASS/CLS     4,681     3,827     22.3%     41,192     41,403     -0.5%
                                     
S-CLASS     1,228     2,420     -49.3%     11,901     15,834     -24.8%
                                     
SLC     192     238     -19.3%     2,380     2,797     -14.9%
                                     
SL     331     299     10.7%     2,406     3,145     -23.5%
                                     
AMG GT     245     81     202.5%     1,144     1,040     10.0%
                                     
GLA     2,219     2,560     -13.3%     19,236     19,967     -3.7%
                                     
GLC     4,245     3,588     18.3%     37,134     39,978     -7.1%
                                     
GLE     4,817     4,042     19.2%     43,858     41,523     5.6%
                                     
GLS     2,920     2,828     3.3%     26,381     24,072     9.6%
                                     
G-CLASS     208     196     6.1%     3,519     3,171     11.0%
                                     
TOTAL     28,955     28,659     1.0%     271,205     277,863     -2.4%
                                     
Vans1     2,446     2,724     -10.2%     27,673     27,880     -0.7%
                                     
smart     140     418     -66.5%     2,775     4,462     -37.8%
                                     
MBUSA Combined Total     Oct-17     Oct-16     Monthly %     YTD 2017     YTD 2016     Yearly %
                                     
GRAND TOTAL     31,541     31,801     -0.8%     301,653     310,205     -2.8%
                                     

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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