Mercedes February Sales Reach 90,083 Units image

Mercedes-Benz reported February sales of 90, 083 units, with high results especially in Japan, Russia and the US.

“Our new models, and especially the SUVs and the compacts, met with an excellent response among our customers also in February. This year, we are continuing our model offensive with the CLA and the new E- and S-Class – three vehicles our customers are looking forward to with great anticipation and with what we aim for yet another record year in 2013“, said Dr Joachim Schmidt, Vice President Sales and Marketing.

In the NAFTA region the automaker reported a record month with sales up 18%, in the US sales were up 21.9% to 22,040 units and in Mexico sales increased 13.3% to a new record. In the Asia Pacific region sales increased 13.2%, in South Korea 6.8% and in Australia 30.8%. In China sales totaled 10,134 units, helped by the one-week Chinese New Year. In the Russian market the company reached a new record with 3,055 vehicles sold, up 17.3%.

In Turkey, Mercedes’ posted an increase of 95% and in the Middle East region sales climbed 8.9%. In Germany, Mercedes was the premium automaker with the highest vehicle registrations, selling 15,321 vehicles.

Overview of Sales by Mercedes-Benz Cars

Feb.
2013

Change
in %

Per
Feb. 2013

Change
in %

Mercedes-Benz

90,083

-5.8

184,978

+1.3

smart

7,837

-7.0

15,122

-5.7

Mercedes-Benz Cars

97,920

-5.9

200,100

+0.8

Mercedes-Benz Sales in the Markets
Western Europe

35,094

-6.8

69,966

-2.6

- of which: Germany

15,321

-14.9

27,862

-9,0

NAFTA Region

24,517

+18.0

49,300

+13.5

- of which: USA

22,040

+21.9

44,541

+16.1

Asia/Pacific Region

21,339

-27.3

48,593

-8.1

- of which: Japan

3,300

+13.2

5,615

+11.8

- of which: China

10,134

-47,2

26,829

-20.3