Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) reported 62,251 Mercedes-Benz models sold in the first quarter of 2022. Mercedes-Benz Vans also sold 13,688 units in the first quarter, bringing the total number of cars sold by MBUSA to 75,939, a decline of 15.5 percent over the same period last year.
“Our electric offensive is off to a very positive start with strong results and high demand for the EQS in the first quarter, and our dealer partners did a fantastic job to deliver for our customers amidst some shortages of our most popular model lines,” said Dimitris Psillakis, President and CEO of MBUSA. “We are poised to accelerate our electric strategy with the high performance EQS AMG sedan and the world premiere of the all new EQS SUV later this month.”
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The GLC, GLE, and GLS model lines were Mercedes Benz volume leaders in the first quarter. The GLC topped the sales charts with 16,910 units sold, followed by the GLE with 15,990. With 6,203 units, the GLS rounded out the top three. During the first quarter, Mercedes’ SUV portfolio accounted for 75% of the company overall sales volume.
Mercedes-AMG high-performance vehicles sold 6,985 units in the first quarter, down 40.2 percent from the same period last year.
Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned models sold 32,932 vehicles in the first quarter of 2022, down -5.9% from the previous quarter.
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