Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported its best month of the year with September sales of 20,666 boosting year-to-date sales 22% ahead of last year. The September volume made this the second highest September on record for MBUSA.

The 9th generation E-Class led the month with sales of 5,608 (up 47.1%) – bringing the year-to-date total to 44,730 (up 67.3%). The sporty C-Class followed suit with sales of 5,196 and the versatile M-Class SUV rounded out the top three volume performers with sales of 2,780 for the month.

Sales at the high end were equally strong with sales of the flagship S-Class up 55.2%; the GL-Class SUV up 52.6% and 35 of the newly launched supercar – the SLS AMG – bringing its year-to-date sales to 356.

On a year-to-date basis, the company sold 165,355 new vehicles, an increase of 22.1 % over last year.

Separately, through the Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) program, MBUSA sold 6,248 vehicles in September, up 17.5% compared to September 2009 sales of 5,318 vehicles. Year-to-date sales for the MBCPO program were 60,968 – a 7.5 % increase over 2009 year-to-date sales (56,728 vehicles) during the same timeframe.

Source: Daimler AG