Mercedes leads luxury segment with 4,101 units in Q3 2021

The E-Class LWB remained the highest-selling model, followed by the GLC.

Mercedes-Benz India sold 4,101 units in Q3 2021 – one of its highest ever quarterly sales performances – and continues to lead the luxury car segment.

Mercedes achieved a growth of 99% in Q3 2021 compared to the same period in 2020. This resulted in the brand crossing the entire CY 2020 sales volume within the January-September period. The cumulative sales during this period were 8,958 units – a growth of 75% compared to Jan-Sep 2020.

In the first and second quarters of 2021, Mercedes had sold 3,193 units and 1,664 units respectively. The company was expecting to sell 20% more cars if conditions had been normal.

According to the company, there was equal demand for sedans and SUVs during Jan-Sep 2021. The E-Class LWB remained the highest-selling model, followed by the GLC.

Mercedes also registered strong demand for the A-Class Limousine, new GLA, GLE and GLS, along with high-end models like the GLS Maybach, S-Class and the AMGs. The waiting period for various models ranges from 4-32 weeks.

So far, in 2021, Mercedes-Benz has launched 11 new models in India. Out of the 24 cars sold in the country, 13 are locally produced. Till now, 1.30 lakh locally-built cars have rolled out of the Mercedes-Benz factory in India.

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