Mercedes has posted its monthly sales numbers, and they look very good. They (Mercedes) increased their August sales from 19,267 cars last years to 20,602, which represents a 6.9 percent increase. The last couple of months have been very good for Mercedes-Benz, as can be seen on the YTD numbers; increasing by 13.3 percent from 138,692 to 157,128.
The S-class, like in the previous month, is leading the sales charts in terms of sales improvement. The newly introduced R and GL-class had strong numbers this month, but can't be compared to last year.
The Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned program sold 4,221 vehicles in August, an increase of 15.3 percent over August 2005, bringing the yearly total to 31,482 units, a 2.7 percent increase over 2005.