Mercedes-Benz surpasses 2015's unit sales already in November

(December 6, 2016) Mercedes-Benz increased its unit sales in November by 12.7% to 182,602 vehicles, thus achieving its 45th consecutive record month. With more than 1,893,000 vehicles delivered since the beginning of the year, Mercedes-Benz has already surpassed its unit sales of full-year 2015 in the first 11 months of this year.

Unit sales by Mercedes-Benz in Europe increased by 16.7% to 78,797 vehicles — never before has so many cars have been delivered to customers in a November as this year. In Germany, demand for Mercedes-Benz automobiles increased last month to 25,599 units (+7.2%). Thanks to double-digit growth in November, new best-ever figures were achieved in Great Britain, France, Spain and Belgium.

Mercedes reports that 30,363 vehicles were delivered to customers in the U.S., a 1.1% gain over last year. Mercedes-Benz set a new sales record in Mexico last month with growth of around 40%.

In the Asia-Pacific region, 63,918 Mercedes-Benz vehicles were delivered to customers in November— an increase of 14.7% and a new high. Demand there was particularly strong for the new E-Class and the SUVs, which sold in higher numbers than ever before in a November. In China, a new high of 42,310 vehicles with the three-pointed star were delivered last month (+16.5%).