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Mercedes-Benz India clocks 34 per cent increase in sales in Q1 this year

Whereas most completely different carmakers monetary establishment on the effectivity of its SUVs to boost their gross sales recently, Mercedes-Benz India displays that sedans arenā€™t ineffective however. The German luxurious carmaker clocked a strong 34 per cent year-on-year growth within the major quarter of the yr. Greater than half of the automobiles Mercedes supplied within the major three months of 2021 are sedans.

Mercedes-Benz India has issued a press launch saying that the carmaker supplied 3,193 fashions between January and March this yr, which is a 34% improve over the similar interval last yr when it might promote solely 2,386 fashions. Nonetheless, it should be considered that India went proper right into a nationwide lockdown from third week of March, which had impacted Mercedesā€™ gross sales in course of the fag end of that quarter last yr.

In keeping with Mercedes-Benz India, the E-Class prolonged wheelbase sedan, the facelift mannequin of which was simply recently launched in India at a value of ā‚¹63.6 lakh and could be equipped in every petrol and diesel engines, continues to be the most effective selling model for the German carmaker in India within the major three months. Mercedes says that the facelift mannequin of the E-Class LWB has already started receiving sturdy purchaser response.

In phrases of gross sales, the E-Class is adopted by the C-Class sedans. Among the many SUVs, the Mercedes GLE has emerged as the very best selling model for the carmaker between January and March this yr. The Mercedes sedans have outperformed the SUVs by contributing spherical 53 per cent of the German auto massiveā€™s gross sales in India in Q1.

Mercedes-Benz India has moreover talked about that the carmaker has obtained ā€˜overwhelming responseā€™ for the newly-launched A Class Limousine. The sedan was formally launched in India last month at a starting value of ā‚¹30.90 lakh. Provided in A 200, A 200d and A 35 AMG variants, the model new A-Class Limousine is the carmakerā€™s new guess on the entry-level luxurious sedan part. The carmaker talked about that deliveries of the model new A-Class Limousine is already full for April and Could.

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