Mercedes Benz USA Reports Best May Sales Ever
During last month, a total of 22,515 cars were delivered, while for the year to date 106,364 new vehicles were shipped out to customers, up 17.8 percent. Combined sales of Mercedes-Benz cars, smart and Sprinter for the month totaled 25,259, making this the company's highest May ever for the automaker.
Boosting car sales were the C-, E- and M-Class models. Demand for the top-selling SUV was up an amazing 66% to 3,198 M-Class units, while the C-Class also amounted to a decent 6,649, up 34.7%.
But it’s the CLS four-door coupe and the SLK roadster that saw the biggest gains, 1,855.3% and 542.9% over May 2011 respectively.