U.S. Auto Sales: Mercedes Benz sales up 55.2 percent in November image

Mercedes Benz USA reported November sales of 28,255 vehicles – up 55.2 percent improvement over November 2010 (18,208) and the company’s highest November volume on record.

The maker of the S Class premium sedan said on a year-to-date basis has sold 236,415 vehicles, up 20.4 percent compared to the same period of 2010 (196,288 vehicles).

As expected, sales were driven by the C-Class and E-Class model lines. The automaker said its new C Class recorded an increase of 112.7% from November 2010. 8,358 C Classes were sold last month.

The E Class premium sedan also went well; the 9th generation E-Class followed with sales of 5,095 and the all-new versatile M-Class finished third in volume with monthly sales of 4,796.

In addition, the 2012 CLS Class posted a 215.8% increase for the month and sales of the new SLK roadster were up 87.3% over November 2010.

Mercedes-Benz

Passenger Vehicles

Nov-11

Nov-10

Monthly %

YTD 2011

YTD 2010

Yearly %

B-CLASS

1

0

0.00%

19

0

0.00%

C-CLASS

8358

3,930

112.7%

61,570

53,861

14.3%

E-CLASS

5095

4,986

2.2%

57,435

55,284

3.9%

S-CLASS

1381

1,127

22.5%

11,185

12,639

-11.5%

CL-CLASS

79

127

-37.8%

886

896

-1.1%

SL-CLASS

79

168

-53.0%

1,350

2,212

-39.0%

SLS AMG

169

36

369.4%

636

451

41.0%

CLK-CLASS

0

0

0.0%

5

585

-99.1%

SLK-CLASS

206

110

87.3%

2,954

1,866

58.3%

CLS-CLASS

758

240

215.8%

5,027

1,885

166.7%

R-CLASS

115

214

-46.3%

2,241

2,680

-16.4%

M-CLASS

4796

3,470

38.2%

30,522

25,915

17.8%

G-CLASS

59

114

-48.2%

1,136

835

36.0%

GL-CLASS

3237

2,096

54.4%

22,561

17,917

25.9%

GLK-CLASS

2463

1,590

54.9%

21,964

19,262

14.0%

TOTAL

26796

18,208

47.2%

219,491

196,288

11.8%

*SPRINTER

1045

829

26.1%

14,982

7,180

108.7%

smart

414

0

0.0%

1,942

0

0.0%

MBUSA

Combined Total

Nov-11

Nov-10

Monthly %

YTD 2011

YTD 2010

Yearly %

GRAND TOTAL

28,255

18,208

55.2%

236,415

196,288

20.4%

*Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter Vans are sold and marketed in the U.S. by Mercedes-Benz USA and Daimler Vans USA, respectively.