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Mercedes US Vehicle Sales for August of 2006

On Friday, Mercedes-Benz USA reported their largest number of August US vehicle sales on record. August of 2006 saw a 6.9% increase in sales over August of 2005.

August 2006 car sales were down from August 2005 in every category except SLK and S class sales. SLK sales were up 7.5%, while S class sales were up 105.9%. Total US car sales for the year are down 0.7% from 2005. Once again, only SLK and S class sales are up; 3.6% and 96.9% respectively.

Truck sales are through the roof. Although M and G class trucks were down 33.1% and 46.2% respectively, the new R and GL class trucks resulted in total truck sales that were 66.23% greater than last August. YTD truck sales are up 86.94%.

In 2005 Mercedes-Benz USA recorded it’s 12th consecutive year of sales increases. So far, 2006 vehicle sales are 13.3% greater than 2005. On a related note, August 2006 CPO sales increased by 15.3% over August 2005. YTD CPO sales are 2.7% greater than 2005.

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