German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz has reported 3.3 percent increase in US and stood at 29,092 units for the month of March 2017, informed the company in a media release.

Adding 2,871 units for Vans and 389 units for smart, Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) achieved a grand total of 32,352 vehicles for the month, up 2 percent from a year ago.

Mercedes-Benz has also reported record first quarter year-to-date volume at 79,141 units, up 4.5 percent from 2016, in US.

“We’re pleased about our record-breaking first quarter for Mercedes-Benz in 2017,” said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. “We look forward to strong momentum with a number of AMG product launches in the coming summer months as we celebrate AMG’s 50th anniversary.”

Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in March included the C-Class, GLE and E-Class (including the CLS) model lines. The C-Class took the lead at 8,021, followed by the GLE sales of 4,919. The E-Class rounded out the top three with 4,690 units sold.

Mercedes-AMG high-performance models sold 3,195 units in March, with a total of 8,339 units sold year-to-date (up 44.6 percent).

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded sales of 9,907 vehicles in March, an increase of 5.6 percent when compared to the same month last year (9,390).


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