Mercedes-Benz achieves record unit sales for SUVs and compact cars in February


Mercedes-Benz handed over 133,752 vehicles to customers in February, more than ever before in the second month of a year (+11.2%). Record unit sales were achieved in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the NAFTA region. In February, according to the automakers, Mercedes-Benz was the premium-market leader in Japan, Australia, Canada and Taiwan, and posted its highest monthly unit sales to date for both SUVs and compact cars. 
Ola Källenius, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG responsible for Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing & Sales:

 “Mercedes-Benz continued its successful path in February, with major contributions from the SUVs and the compact cars. In February, we also sold the 100,000th C-Class Saloon with the long-wheelbase version, which is available only in China.”
Overview of sales by Mercedes-Benz Cars
February 2016
Change in %
Jan. – Feb. 2016
Change in %
Mercedes-Benz
133,752
+11.2
284,566
+15.6
smart
10,015
+20.6
19,339
+15.4
Mercedes-Benz Cars
143,767
+11.8
303,905
+15.6
Mercedes-Benz unit sales in the region/market
Europe
57,901
+14.5
112,838
+14.9
- thereof Germany
20,751
+18.6
36,530
+10.7
Asia-Pacific
44,918
+18.2
108,358
+28.6
- thereof Japan
5,322
+1.6
9,433
-3.5

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