India’s largest luxury car brand Mercedes-Benz sustained its growth story in the Indian market by registering its best ever 3 rd quarterly sales, primarily supported by an attractive product portfolio including an exceptionally high demand for the all New Long Wheelbase E-Class Sedan. Continuing its growth momentum from H1 2017 (Jan-June), Mercedes-Benz India registered a robust 41% growth by selling 4698 units in the July- Sep 2017 period. This growth also marks the brand’s highest ever sales in the January- September period with 11869 units, up by 19.6% (January-September 2016: 9924 units). The exceptionally strong sales performance in the Q3 2017, reiterates Mercedes- Benz’s consistent customer preference, which is a product of the relentless and customer centric approach adopted by the brand.
The luxury SUV segment grew strongly and recorded a robust growth in the January- September 2017 period. The SUV growth was followed by the sedan segment which grew strongly in the Jan-Sep 2017 period. The dream cars and the high performance AMG models also sustained their growth momentum in the performance segment and achieved steady year on year growth.