Mercedes-Benz enjoys record March sales, highest first quarter ever
Mercedes-Benz USA has just released its March sales figures, which were the highest monthly sales ever recorded by the luxury automaker. Mercedes-Benz sold 23,134 vehicles last month, a 7.7 percent increase over March 2011. Last month’s totals raised the company’s first quarter sales to 61,513, an all-time record for Mercedes. Adding Mercedes-Benz owned Smart and Sprinter vehicles improves the figures to 25,508 for March, which is a year-over-year improvement of 13.1 percent.
"With the combination of strong sales performance in our volume model lines and a whole new generation of Mercedes-Benz products in the pipeline, we are ideally positioned to take advantage of the strengthening market and take the brand to new places," said Steve Cannon, president and CEO of MBUSA.