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Mercedes-Benz Of Long Beach Confirms, Mercedes-Benz Reports Best Sales In May Since 2008


Mercedes-Benz Announces Sales Up 5.9% for the Month

June 1, 2011 – Signal Hill, Calif. – Mercedes-Benz of Long Beach is proud to confirm Mercedes-Benz USA May sales of 20,306 vehicles, a 5.9% improvement over May 2010, and the best May on record since May 2008.  

On a year-to-date basis, the 95,458 vehicles sold represent an 8.5% increase.  

“We’re thrilled to have had such an amazing month,” said Bob Milner, General Manager of Mercedes-Benz of Long Beach. “We are working extremely hard to give Mercedes-Benz drivers exactly what they are looking for and the sales report affirms it,” he said.

The highest volume performers for the month were the E- and C-Class model lines.  The 9th generation E-Class led the pack with sales of 5,751, up 5% over May 2010.  The sporty C-Class – the gateway to the Mercedes-Benz brand for younger and first-time Mercedes-Benz buyers – continued its strong momentum with sales of 4,936. Compact SUV, the GLK-Class, finished third in volume with monthly sales of 2,214, up 22.1% over last year.  

At the high end, the company sold 21 of the SLS AMG bringing its year-to-date sales to 330. Sales of Sprinter Vans also increased by 126.1% for the month, with sales of 1,420 – bringing a year-to-date total of 5,184 (up 102.1 %).  

Mercedes-Benz of Long Beach proudly serves the greater Los Angeles and Orange County area.
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