Mercedes-Benz of Long Beach Excited To Announce, 5.5 Percent Sales Increase for Mercedes-Benz In U.S. For July 2010
August 4, 2010 – Signal Hill, Calif. – Mercedes-Benz of Long Beach confirms, Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) reported July sales of 18,048 vehicles, an increase of 11.2% for the month, with a 23.4% increase on a year-to-date basis. 17,367 passenger cars, light truck vehicles and 681 Sprinter vans are included in the total.
Impressive gains continued in both the Mercedes-Benz passenger car and light-truck categories. The strongest performer for the month was the 9th generation E-Class, introduced last spring, with sales of 5,462 – bringing it’s year-to-date total to 33,240 (up 82.1% YTD). This was followed by the popular C-Class - the gateway to the Mercedes-Benz brand for younger as well as first-time Mercedes-Benz buyers - with sales of 5,309 for the month. The versatile M-Class SUV rounded out the top three volume performers with sales of 1,973 for the month.
“We’re very pleased with reports of Mercedes-Benz USA’s successful sale increase,” said General Sales Manger of Mercedes-Benz of Long Beach, Ray Burke. “Not only does it show the dedication and impeccable service that local Mercedes-Benz dealership provide to our Mercedes-Benz consumers, but also the quality and value of a Mercedes-Benz vehicle,” Burke said.
Also showing strong gains in July is the spacious R-Class crossover (up 772.2%), the commanding GL-Class SUV (up 39.7%) and the flagship S-Class sedan (up 22.1%). The company also sold 47 of its newly launched supercar, the SLS AMG, bringing its year-to-date sales to 265.
On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz USA has sold 125,015 new vehicles, an increase of 23.4 % over last year.
Mercedes-Benz of Long Beach, located at 2300 E. Spring Street in Signal Hill, Calif., strives to offer the highest levels of service in all departments with competitive pricing. With a knowledgeable sales staff, factory-trained service and parts experts and a wide selection of new and Certified Pre-Owned vehicles, Mercedes-Benz of Long Beach is committed to providing Southern California residents with a true Mercedes experience.
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