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Mercedes-Benz USA Reports May Sales of 26,976 Units

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Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported May sales of 26,976 units, an
increase of 0.3% from the 26,893 vehicles sold during the same time
period last year. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported best-ever May sales of
3,101 units (up 1.1%) and smart reported 110 units, bringing MBUSA to a
grand total of 30,187 vehicles for the month. On a year-to-date basis,
Mercedes-Benz recorded sales of 132,657, adding 14,102 units for Vans
and 524 vehicles for smart, MBUSA's year-to-date sales volume totaled
147,283.

"May sales indicate summer sales are off to a solid start," said Dietmar
Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. "With the arrival of more new models
later this year, we're ideally positioned to take advantage of the
strengthening market."

Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in May included the GLC, C-Class and GLE
model lines. The GLC took the lead at 6,424, followed by C-Class sales
of 5,419. The GLE rounded out the top three with 3,657 units sold.

Mercedes-AMG high-performance models sold 2,628 units in May, with a
total of 12,954 units sold year-to-date.

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded
sales of 12,036 vehicles in May, an increase of 10.6% compared to 10,887
vehicles sold during the same month last year. On a year-to-date basis,
MBCPO sold 51,071 vehicles, a decrease of 0.3% over 2017 (51,239).

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 -- May 2018

 

Mercedes-Benz

Passenger Vehicles

May-18 May-17 Monthly % YTD 2018 YTD 2017 Yearly %
             
B-CLASS 3 46 -93.5% 132 271 -51.3%
             
CLA 2,257 1,310 72.3% 9,622 6,387 50.6%
             
C-CLASS 5,419 6,996 -22.5% 23,917 35,436 -32.5%
             
E-CLASS/CLS 3,625 4,068 -10.9% 20,005 20,443 -2.1%
             
S-CLASS 1,169 1,275 -8.3% 7,269 6,414 13.3%
             
SLC 263 224 17.4% 1,046 1,415 -26.1%
             
SL 206 235 -12.3% 1,048 1,229 -14.7%
             
AMG GT 201 59 240.7% 760

423

79.7%

             
GLA 1,905 1,025 85.9% 10,440 8,279 26.1%
             
GLC 6,424 3,737 71.9% 28,537 15,998 78.4%
             
GLE 3,657 4,631 -21.0% 19,423 22,005 -11.7%
             
GLS 1,553 2,864 -45.8% 8,843 12,870 -31.3%
             
G-CLASS 294 423 -30.5% 1,615 1,796 -10.1%
             
TOTAL 26,976 26,893 0.3% 132,657 132,966 -0.2%
             
Vans1 3,101 3,066 1.1% 14,102 12,692 11.1%
             
smart 110 331 -66.8% 524 1,757 -70.2%
             

MBUSA

Combined Total

May-18 May-17 Monthly % YTD 2018 YTD 2017 Yearly %
             
GRAND TOTAL 30,187 30,290 -0.3% 147,283 147,415 -0.1%
 

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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