Mercedes-Benz of Long Beach Confirms, Highest February on Record for Mercedes-Benz with Sales of 19,679.
Mercedes-Benz models up 16.9%, smart up 58.9%, Sprinter up 16.6%
March 6, 2012 – Signal Hill, Calif. – Mercedes-Benz of Long Beach is excited to confirm, Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) has reported February sales of 19,679 vehicles, a 21.7 % improvement over February 2011 and the highest February volume on record with strong sales across all model lines to brand new customers.
The company reported sales increases over virtually all its model lines from the entry point to the high-end. On a year-to-date basis, the 41,398 vehicles sold represent a 23.8% increase.
Sales for the month of February were led by the C-, E-, and M-Class model lines. The sporty C-Class - the gateway to the Mercedes-Benz brand for younger and first-time Mercedes-Benz buyers - took the lead with sales of 5,240 up 17.0% over February 2011. The 9th generation E-Class came in right behind with sales of 4,206 and MBUSA’s top-selling SUV, the M-Class, rounded out the top three with sales of 3,408, up 77.1% compared to February 2011.
Other strong performers were the company’s flagship S-Class which saw its sales increase by 20.3%, the new CLS up 411.2%, and the SLK roadster which increased 108.8% over February 2011
Even amidst rising gas prices, diesel sales increased to 1,415, up 81.9% over the same period last year (778).
The company’s smart brand continued four consecutive months of sales increases versus last year with February sales of 769 vehicles, a 58.9% jump for the month (compared to the 484 vehicles sold in February 2011). The February volume is the highest on record for smart since MBUSA assumed responsibility in July 2011.
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