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Mercedes-Benz USA Reports October Sales of 28,955, up 1.0%

By The Associated Press

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 1, 2017--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).

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 S.

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.

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CONTACT: Mercedes-Benz USA

Donna Boland, 770-705-2009

or

Beverly Rhodes, 770-705-3894

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA GEORGIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: MANUFACTURING AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING

SOURCE: Mercedes-Benz USA

Copyright Business Wire 2017.

PUB: 11/01/2017 12:20 PM/DISC: 11/01/2017 12:19 PM

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