Massive start to 2017 for Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz sales skip ahead 18.3% in January in perfect start to 2017…

Massive start to 2017 for Mercedes-Benz

Everything is on track for another record sales year for Mercedes-Benz with the German car giants reporting an exciting start to 2017.

In January, global Mercedes-Benz sales totalled 178,467 and that figure represents a healthy 18.3% increase on the same month last year.

The month was also the 47th record month in succession for Mercedes-Benz.

Globally, sales stars for Mercedes-Benz in January 2017 included the E-Class (+75%), the sports models - Roadsters, Cabriolets and Coupés (+51.3%) and the brands SUV range (+20.5%).

While here in Australia, VFACTS car sales data for January shows Mercedes-Benz sales didn’t turn out quite as well.

2,973 sales in the month for Mercedes-Benz Australia represented a reduction of 4.1% on January 2016.

January 2017 Car Sales Data – Mercedes-Benz Australia:

“We had an outstanding start 2017 and set at the same time another sales record,” says Britta Seeger, Sales and Marketing chief at Mercedes-Benz.

“In 2017, we will introduce a number of new exciting products such as the new S-Class Saloon, the new E-Class Coupé and Cabriolet, and the new GLA that will inspire our customers even further.”

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