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Mercedes-Benz USA Posts Best-Ever February Sales Volume with 24,760 Units

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Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported best-ever February sales of
24,760 units, increasing 1.0% from the 24,522 vehicles sold during the
same month last year. Mercedes-Benz Vans also reported best-ever
February sales with 3,028 units (up 20.5%) and smart reported 106 units,
bringing the MBUSA grand total to 27,894 vehicles for the month, up 1.9%
from the same month last year. On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz
recorded sales of 50,067, adding 5,219 units for Vans and 211 vehicles
for smart, MBUSA's year-to-date sales volume totaled 55,497 (up 0.4%).

"We're off to a solid start to what will be another successful year,"
said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. "Growing demand for the
S-Class and GLC model lines helped us set a new record for February, and
we look forward to a strong close to the first quarter."

Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in February included the GLC, E-Class
(including the CLS) and C-Class model lines. The GLC took the lead at
5,403, followed by E-Class sales of 4,312. The C-Class rounded out the
top three with 3,947 units sold.

Mercedes-AMG high-performance models sold 2,469 units in February, with
a total of 4,923 units sold year-to-date.

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded
sales of 9,750 vehicles in February, compared to 10,075 vehicles sold
during the same month last year.

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 R.

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 -- February 2018
                         

Mercedes-Benz
Passenger Vehicles

  Feb-18   Feb-17   Monthly %   YTD 2018   YTD 2017   Yearly %
                         
B-CLASS   49   56   -12.5%   89   109   -18.3%
                         
CLA   1,512   1,526   -0.9%   3,506   2,931   19.6%
                         
C-CLASS   3,947   6,145   -35.8%   8,366   12,598   -33.6%
                         
E-CLASS/CLS   4,312   3,471   24.2%   8,411   7,626   10.3%
                         
S-CLASS   1,369   1,002   36.6%   2,938   2,214   32.7%
                         
SLC   195   268   -27.2%   362   504   -28.2%
                         
SL   245   230   6.5%   413   462   -10.6%
                         
AMG GT   138   93   48.4%   267   174   53.4%
                         
GLA   1,860   2,194   -15.2%   4,270   4,201   1.6%
                         
GLC   5,403   2,765   95.4%   10,196   5,830   74.9%
                         
GLE   3,595   4,017   -10.5%   7,083   7,987   -11.3%
                         
GLS   1,840   2,467   -25.4%   3,522   4,803   -26.7%
                         
G-CLASS   295   288   2.4%   644   610   5.6%
                         
TOTAL   24,760   24,522   1.0%   50,067   50,049   0.0%
                         
Vans1   3,028   2,513   20.5%   5,219   4,562   14.4%
                         
smart   106   348   -69.5%   211   672   -68.6%
                         

MBUSA
Combined Total

  Feb-18   Feb-17   Monthly %   YTD 2018   YTD 2017   Yearly %
                         
GRAND TOTAL   27,894   27,383   1.9%   55,497   55,283   0.4%
 

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

 
*out of production
 

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