Mercedes-Benz sees strong sales; delivers 4,101 cars in Q3 2021

    This is one of the best quarterly sales performances for the brand since it entered India.

    Published On Oct 06, 2021 04:30:00 PM


    Mercedes-Benz sees strong sales; delivers 4,101 cars in Q3 2021

    Mercedes-Benz India has just announced its sales figures for the third quarter (July to September). The luxury carmaker has delivered 4,101 new cars across India, making this one of the most successful quarters for the brand in India.

    • More cars sold in 2021 so far than in entire 2020
    • E-Class LWB is still the highest selling model
    • New batch of EQC SUVs coming in October

    Mercedes-Benz India: sales achievement

    According to Mercedes, Q3 2021 has witnessed a 99 percent growth in sales compared to the same period last year. This strong sales performance in Q3 has also translated to the German carmaker crossing its entire 2020 calendar year sales number in just the first three quarters of 2021.

    Total sales in 2021 so far has amount to 8,958 units, with 3,193 units being sold in Q1, 1,664 units in Q2 (due to pandemic-related slowdown), and 4,101 units in Q3. The split between sedan and SUV sales till Q3 of this year has been quite even as well. Mercedes India claims that sales could have been 20 percent higher had business been under normal conditions.

    In terms of individual model sales, the E-Class LWB  has remained the highest selling model in this quarter as well. The next highest selling model is the GLC SUV.

    Mercedes-Benz India: range and future models

    In India, Mercedes-Benz currently has a portfolio of 24 models, of which 13 are locally made. In 2021 alone, the marque has launched 11 new cars and SUVs that played a key role in the resurgence of demand. These include the  A-Class Limousine, E-Class facelift, second-gen GLA, GLC facelift, all-new S-Class, GLS Maybach 600,  AMG A35, AMG GLA 35, AMG E53 and E63 S facelifts and AMG GLE 63 S.

    The next model set to be launched is the locally assembled new S-Class which will take place on October 7. The brand will also be getting a new batch of EQC electric SUVs to our market in October, for which it already has a healthy order bank.

    Also see:

    Mercedes Benz India registers 65 percent growth in H1 2021

    2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class review, test drive

    Future of estate, cabriolet body styles uncertain at Mercedes Benz

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