5 Months of Record Sales for Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported another month of record highs with sales reaching 27,359, an 8.3% increase over May 2012. Sales volumes at Mercedes-Benz jumped 9.8% last month (24,713), bringing year-to-date totals for the brand to a record high of 117,535. Sprinter Van year-to-date sales increased 5.3% from the same time last year to 7,517, combining with steady momentum from smart at 3,678 to round out MBUSA’s year-to-date totals of 128,730.

“We’ve seen five consecutive months of best-ever sales in 2013,” said Steve Cannon,
president and CEO of MBUSA. “Strong momentum carries across the entire product line from our
entry models straight up to the high end, which is ahead 24 percent for the year. We expect to
build on that pace as more of our completely redesigned E-Class models roll into dealer

The top performers for Mercedes-Benz were the C, E and ML.  On the high end the S-Class and GL both showed significant gains over last year.  Both Sprinter and smart product lines reported gains over the previous year as well.

On the pre-owned side, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-owned program reported an increase of 24.2% over May 2012 and an increase of 25.6% year-to-date.