Mercedes-Benz Celebrates Best March Sales on Record

Mercedes-Benz Celebrates Best March Sales on Record

Mercedes-Benz is on track for another record year after a booming start to 2016.

Sales data out of Mercedes-Benz headquarters in Stuttgart show the brand delivered 198,921 vehicles in March, that number being 8.4% above the same month last year. While for the first quarter of the year Mercedes-Benz deliveries skipped ahead by 12.6%.

Mercedes-Benz Celebrates Best March Sales on RecordSales are also heading the right way for Mercedes-Benz in Australia with a 7.1% jump in March.

While in Europe, Mercedes-Benz deliveries in March climbed 9.8% and 17.9% in the wider Asia Pacific region, that was on the back of a more than 26% increase in sales in China.

Sales stars for Mercedes-Benz continue to be the brands compact cars – A-Class, B-Class, CLA, CLA and GLA models, which experienced a 21.9% increase in deliveries last month. SUV sales eclipsing the smaller models though, sales of the Mercedes-Benz SUV family are up an astonishing 44.4%!

Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing and Sales, Ola Källenius, welcomed the strong March 2016 sales results.

“Mercedes-Benz posted the strongest unit sales in the company’s history in March.

“We remain on track. We have just presented two new vehicles without predecessors: the C-Class Cabriolet and the GLC Coupé.”

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