BMW Gains on Mercedes-Benz in November US Sales
In the same month, Mercedes-Benz only increased its sales by 13%, selling a total of 30,315 units, again helped by the an executive sedan, their E-Class, the sales of which rose by 59% - 8,126 units sold in total. Following these results, some simple calculations indicate that Mercedes’ lead over BMW has narrowed considerably since the end of October, when they had a 2,748 vehicle lead - now it has shrunk to just 1,849 units between them.
Mercedes’ January to November sales are, however, still up, compared to the same period of 2011, by 12%, having sold 245,910 cars in total, while BMW recorded a 10% increase, having sold 244, 061 units. Lexus is also not that far behind, with 213,559 units sold through November - a 23% increase over last year’s figures.
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