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Mercedes-Benz USA Reports November Sales of 30,838, up 1.6%


Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported November sales of 30,838 units,
an increase of 1.6% from the 30,363 vehicles sold during the same period
last year. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported best-ever November sales with
3,274 units (up 27.7%) and smart reported 130 units, bringing the MBUSA
grand total to 34,242 vehicles for the month (up 2.2%). On a
year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz retails totaled 302,043 units.

"November was a solid month for Mercedes-Benz, with strong demand for
the 2018 model year S-Class, SUV lineup and high-performance AMG GT
models," said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. "Additionally,
our dealer partners and entire MBUSA team played a central role in our
first place ranking in the 2017 JD Power Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI)
for both luxury and overall industry."

Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in November included the C-Class, GLC and
GLE model lines. The C-Class took the lead at 6,001, followed by GLC
sales of 5,357. The GLE rounded out the top three with 4,914 units sold.

Mercedes-AMG high-performance models sold 3,294 units in November, with
a total 30,116 sold year-to-date (up 49.6%).

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded
sales of 7,744 vehicles in November, a decrease of 23.3% when compared
to the same month last year (10,091). On a year-to-date basis, MBCPO
sold 103,010 vehicles, a decrease of 8.3% over 2016 (112,347).

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

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,

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Sales -- November 2017



Passenger Vehicles

      Nov-17       Nov-16       Monthly %       YTD 2017       YTD 2016       Yearly %
B-CLASS       31       52       -40.4%       633       578       9.5%
CLA       1,884       2,070       -9.0%       18,390       23,916       -23.1%
C-CLASS       6,001       7,261       -17.4%       70,947       69,822       1.6%
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