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Mercedes-Benz USA Reports April Sales of 27,207 Units, Up 1.0%

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Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported April sales of 27,207 units, an
increase of 1.0% from the 26,932 vehicles sold during the same time
period last year. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported best-ever April sales of
2,815 units (up 28.4%) and smart reported 93 units, bringing MBUSA to a
grand total of 30,115 vehicles for the month (up 2.1%). On a
year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz recorded sales of 105,681, adding
11,001 units for Vans and 414 vehicles for smart, MBUSA's year-to-date
sales volume totaled 117,096.

"April sales are leading us into a solid second quarter," said Dietmar
Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. "We continue to see strong demand for
our SUVs, and our increasingly diverse product line up will continue
this momentum as we enter into the summer months."

Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in April included the GLC, C-Class and GLE
model lines. The GLC took the lead at 5,853, followed by C-Class sales
of 5,148. The GLE rounded out the top three with 4,110 units sold.

Mercedes-AMG high-performance models sold 2,707 units in April, with a
total of 10,326 units sold year-to-date.

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded
sales of 9,294 vehicles in April, compared to 9,874 vehicles sold during
the same month last year. On a year-to-date basis, MBCPO sold 39,035
vehicles, a decrease of 3.3% over 2017 (40,352).

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 -- April 2018

 

Mercedes-Benz
Passenger Vehicles

    Apr-18   Apr-17   Monthly %   YTD 2018   YTD 2017   Yearly %
                           
B-CLASS     7   66   -89.4%   129   225   -42.7%
                           
CLA     1,910   1,067   79.0%   7,365   5,077   45.1%
                           
C-CLASS     5,148   7,821   -34.2%   18,498   28,440   -35.0%
                           
E-CLASS/CLS     3,945   4,059   -2.8%   16,380   16,375   0.0%
                           
S-CLASS     1,535   1,491   3.0%   6,100   5,139   18.7%
                           
SLC/SLK     197   326   -39.6%   783   1,191   -34.3%
                           
SL     202   270   -25.2%   842   994   -15.3%
                           
AMG GT     178   87   104.6%   559   364   53.6%
                           
GLA     2,011   1,339   50.2%   8,535   7,254   17.7%
                           
GLC     5,853   3,305   77.1%   22,113   12,261   80.4%
                           
GLE     4,110   4,468   -8.0%   15,766   17,374   -9.3%
                           
GLS     1,794   2,265   -20.8%   7,290   10,006   -27.1%
                           
G-CLASS     317   368   -13.9%   1,321   1,373   -3.8%
                           
TOTAL     27,207   26,932   1.0%   105,681   106,073   -0.4%
                           
Vans1     2,815   2,193   28.4%   11,001   9,626   14.3%
                           
smart     93   365   -74.5%   414   1,426   -71.0%
                           

MBUSA
Combined Total

    Apr-18   Apr-17   Monthly %   YTD 2018   YTD 2017   Yearly %
                           
GRAND TOTAL     30,115   29,490   2.1%   117,096   117,125   0.0%
 

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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