Demand for Mercedes passenger cars remains high with 490,000 units (-16%) delivered between April and June.
During the same period, Mercedes-Maybach delivered 4,400 vehicles, achieving its best sales ever.
The flagship Mercedes-Benz S-Class had its highest sales ever in the second quarter, with 21,700 delivered.
BEV sales nearly doubled to 23,500 units (+90%) in the second quarter and increased 134% to 45,400 units in the first half of 2022.
Deliveries of xEV models (PHEVs and Battery Electric Vehicle (BEVs) including smart) reached 65,400 units (+2%).
The GLC and C-Class remain the best-selling Mercedes-Benz models, with 82,400 (-4%) and 84,900 (+5%) deliveries in the second quarter.
Mercedes-Benz delivered 490,000 passenger cars (-16%) between April and June as customer demand in all regions and segments remained strong, especially for high-end luxury and electric vehicles.
In the second quarter, sales of Mercedes-EQ nearly doubled to 23,500 units (+90%) and deliveries of xEV models (PHEVs and BEVs including smart) reached 65,400 units (+2%).
During the first half of 2022, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) sales grew 134% to 45,400 units, while deliveries of xEVs worldwide reached 139,600 (+14%) over the same period.
“Customer demand remains high. This is an honor and obligation for us. We are doing everything we can to meet customer expectations, despite the current supply constraints,” said Britta Seeger, Member of the Executive Board of Mercedes-Benz Group AG and responsible for Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing and Sales.
“The electric boom is gaining momentum: sales of our all-electric vehicles increased by more than 90% in the second quarter and as much as 134% in the first half of 2022. It shows that we offer attractive electric vehicles that our customers want. “
Top class luxury
Sales of the top-end luxury class, including the Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Maybach, G-Class, S-Class, GLS and EQS, reached 71,900 units (-16%) in the second quarter.
During the same period, Mercedes-Maybach and flagship S-Class achieved their best ever sales for a second quarter after the delivery of 4,400 (+25%) and 21,700 vehicles respectively. EQS deliveries also reached 8,500 vehicles in the first half.
Sales in the Core Luxury category, which includes the C-Class and E-Class, reached 275,900 units (-6%). The GLC and C-Class remain the best-selling Mercedes-Benz models, with 82,400 (-4%) and 84,900 (+5%) deliveries in the second quarter.
Sales in the Entry Luxury category reached 132,600 units (-32%), with BEVs accounting for 14% of total sales, up 50% from the prior year quarter.
Deliveries of the Mercedes-Benz EQA increased by more than 50% to 7,000 and the all-electric EQB posted a very strong quarter with 5,500 sales worldwide.
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