May 11th, 2016 by

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) reported best-ever April sales with 29,236 vehicles sold, up 0.2% for the month. Vans reported 2,589 units, and smart reported 466 units for the month, bringing MBUSA grand total to 32,291 vehicles for the month and 116,600 sold year-to-date.

“We are heading into a strong second-quarter with a minimum of nine new model launches in the months ahead,” said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. “We expect to see strong sales momentum as we move into the summer months.”

Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in April included the C-Class, E-Class and GLC model lines. The C-Class took the lead at 5,645, followed by the E-Class (includes CLS) at 4,882. The GLC rounded out the top three with 4,439 units sold.

Mercedes-AMG® high-performance models sold 1,967 units in April, up 75.8% from last year (1,119).

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded sales of 10,054, up 7.3% from the 9,367 units sold the same month last year. On a year-to-date basis, MBCPO sold 39,357 vehicles, an increase of 4.1%.

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