April 01 2015


MBUSA posts 7.3% year-to-date gain at 85,248

MONTVALE, N.J. – Mercedes-Benz today reported best-ever March sales of 29,921, increasing 9.2% from the same month last year. Retail volumes for Sprinter Vans climbed 24.2% to 2,379, combining with 583 units at smart for a March total of 32,883 for Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA). Year-to-date, Mercedes-Benz delivered 78,156 vehicles, up 7.6%. Adding 5,559 units for Sprinter and 1,533 units for smart, MBUSA achieved a record first-quarter close of 85,248 units.

As a whole, Mercedes-Benz passenger cars posted a 2% quarterly gain with sales of 49,166 through March. On the light trucks side, volumes increased 18.6% to 28,990.

March volume leaders for Mercedes-Benz included the C-, E- and M-Class model lines. The C-Class held the lead with 7,635 units, increasing 34.9% from the 5,660 units sold in March 2014. The E-Class followed with sales of 4,489, while the M-Class, to be succeeded by the GLE this summer, rounded out the top three at 4,023. At the high end, G-Class sales increased 13.7%.

Mercedes-Benz AMG high performance models delivered 1,159 units in March, up 14.9%, with year-to-date volumes totaling 2,707. Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC diesel models sold 1,540 vehicles in March and 3,240 units in the first quarter.

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded March sales of 9,163, with year-to-date volumes reaching 28,439.

About Mercedes-Benz USA

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service for all Mercedes-Benz products in the United States.  MBUSA offers drivers the most diverse line-up in the luxury segment with 14 model lines ranging from the sporty CLA-Class four-door coupe to the flagship S-Class.

MBUSA is also responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans, and smart products in the U.S.  More information on MBUSA and its products can be found at, and

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