Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported October sales of 28,955 units, an increase of 1.0% from the 28,659 vehicles sold during the same period last year. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported October sales with 2,446 units and smart reported 140 units, bringing the MBUSA grand total to 31,541 vehicles for the month. On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz retails totaled 271,205 units.
“We are on track for a solid close to 2017 as we continue into the fourth quarter,” said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. “Momentum is growing with our newly launched S-Class Sedan, AMG models and the strong demand for our SUV lineup.”
Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in October included the C-Class, GLE and E-Class (including the CLS) model lines. The C-Class took the lead at 5,996, followed by GLE sales of 4,817. The E-Class rounded out the top three with 4,681 units sold.
Mercedes-AMG high-performance models sold 3,256 units in October, with a total 26,822 sold year-to-date (up 52.9%).
Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded sales of 7,589 vehicles in October, a decrease of 24.3% when compared to the same month last year (10,022). On a year-to-date basis, MBCPO sold 95,266 vehicles, a decrease of 6.8% over 2016 (102,256).