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Mercedes-Benz USA Reports March Sales of 28,407 Units

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Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported March sales of 28,407 units.
Mercedes-Benz Vans reported March sales of 2,967 units (up 3.3%) and
smart reported 110 units, bringing the MBUSA grand total to 31,484
vehicles for the month. On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz recorded
sales of 78,474, adding 8,186 units for Vans and 321 vehicles for smart.
MBUSA's year-to-date sales volume totaled 86,981 compared with 87,635
for the same period in 2017.

"While winter storms in our Northeast region certainly impacted our
totals, we continue to see strong gains for our GLC, GLA and S-Class
model lines," said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. "We expect
strong SUV demand, combined with our diverse product line up, to help
propel additional growth in the second quarter."

Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in March included the GLC, C-Class and GLE
model lines. The GLC took the lead at 6,064, followed by C-Class sales
of 4,984. The GLE rounded out the top three with 4,573 units sold.

Mercedes-AMG high-performance models sold 2,696 units in March, with a
total of 7,619 units sold year-to-date.

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded
sales of 10,554 vehicles in March, an increase of 6.5% compared to 9,907
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 -- March 2018

 
 

Mercedes-Benz

Passenger Vehicles

      Mar-18     Mar-17     Monthly %     YTD 2018     YTD 2017     Yearly %
                                       
B-CLASS       33     50     -34.0 %     122     159     -23.3 %
                                       
CLA       1,949     1,079     80.6 %     5,455     4,010     36.0 %
                                       
C-CLASS       4,984     8,021     -37.9 %     13,350     20,619     -35.3 %
                                       
E-CLASS/CLS       4,024     4,690     -14.2 %     12,435     12,316     1.0 %
                                       
S-CLASS       1,627     1,434     13.5 %     4,565     3,648     25.1 %
                                       
SLC       224     361     -38.0 %     586     865     -32.3 %
                                       
SL       227     262     -13.4 %     640     724     -11.6 %
                                       
AMG GT       114     103     10.7 %     381     277     37.5 %
                                       
GLA       2,254     1,714     31.5 %     6,524     5,915     10.3 %
                                       
GLC       6,064     3,126     94.0 %     16,260     8,956     81.6 %
                                       
GLE       4,573     4,919     -7.0 %     11,656     12,906     -9.7 %
                                       
GLS       1,974     2,938     -32.8 %     5,496     7,741     -29.0 %
                                       
G-CLASS       360     395     -8.9 %     1,004     1,005     -0.1 %
                                       
TOTAL       28,407     29,092     -2.4 %     78,474     79,141     -0.8 %
                                       

Vans1

      2,967     2,871     3.3 %     8,186     7,433     10.1 %
                                       
smart       110     389     -71.7 %     321     1,061     -69.7 %
                                       
MBUSA Combined Total       Mar-18     Mar-17     Monthly %     YTD 2018     YTD 2017     Yearly %
                                       
GRAND TOTAL       31,484     32,352     -2.7 %     86,981     87,635     -0.7 %
 

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.

 
 
 
 

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