Highest Monthly Sales for Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz delivered 198,921 cars to customers in March, more than ever before in one month (+8.4%).
Mercedes Benz increased its unit sales in March by 8.4% to 198,921 vehicles. More cars were handed over to customers than ever before in one month. The Stuttgart based company with the three-pointed star also achieved the best first quarter in its history with total sales of 483,487 units (+12.6%).
Ola Källenius, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG responsible for Mercedes Benz Cars Marketing & Sales:“Mercedes-Benz posted the strongest unit sales in the company’s history in March. And we remain on track. We have just presented two new vehicles without predecessors: the C-Class Cabriolet and the GLC Coupé.”
Sales in Europe totalled 97,748 units in March (+9.8%), of which 28,316 vehicles were delivered to customers in Germany (+4.4%). In the first quarter, Mercedes Benz achieved double-digit growth in Great Britain, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Austria, Sweden and Portugal. Mercedes Benz was the market leader among the premium manufacturers in Portugal in March.
In the Asia-Pacific region, 63,888 customers took delivery of their car with the three-pointed star in March. Unit sales thus increased by 17.9% compared with the prior-year month. In China, 38,133 units were sold in the third month of the year, an increase of 26.6%. New records were achieved for unit sales in March and in the first quarter in China, South Korea, Australia and Taiwan. In Japan, Australia and Taiwan, Mercedes Benz maintained its market leadership among the premium manufacturers in March.
Mercedes-Benz sales in the NAFTA region totalled 32,856 units in March. In the USA, the Stuttgart based company with the three-pointed star handed over 28,164 vehicles to customers. In Canada and Mexico, Mercedes Benz achieved new records for unit sales last month. Mercedes Benz maintained its position as the market leased among the premium manufacturers in March.