The sales for the month and year-to-date ended on June 2011 was announced by Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. The company reported sales of 22,563 vehicles, which is a growth of 18.8% over June 2010. It is also the company’s highest volume of sales in month of June and first half of the year till date. On a year-to-date basis, the 118,021 vehicles sold represent a 10.4% increase.
In U.S, the sales rose by 8.9% in April, due to the increase in sales of the new 5-series and X3, when compared to the 71,417 units, last year. Mercedes and Lexus delivered 71,388 and 64,932 units respectively.
Mercedes has said that it does not want to be known as number one luxury brand in U.S. But, with the sales of January, February and March combined, it seems to be the leader for 2011. It has 729 sales more than BMW and 5990 sales more than Lexus. It has sold 53,346 vehicles. BMW sold 52,617 and Lexus 47,356.
Mercedes-Benz U.S. sales were boosted by the 2011 E-Class and C-Class sedans. Sales increased by 9.4 percent to 21,484 units when compared to the same month in 2010.