Mercedes-Benz USA reports April 2018 sales of 27,207 units, up 1.0%
ATLANTA May 1, 2018; 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.