Luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz India announced strong sales momentum in the January-September 2023 period, delivering 12,768 new cars to customers. With a growth of 11% YTD, Mercedes-Benz continued to witness all-round demand for its products, despite facing supply challenges in Q3.
The strong customer preference for the brand is driven by an attractive product portfolio and a seamless omni-channel customer journey experience, created with ‘Retail of the Future’ business model. The first sustained demand for both new and existing products across entry and core segment was key in driving sales momentum in January-September 2023.
The demand for high-end Mercedes-Benz, AMG and EQS models belonging to the TEV segment continued to remain strong, contributing approximately 25% of Mercedes-Benz’s sales volume in the first nine months of the year. Mercedes-Benz’s BEV portfolio comprising the EQB, EQE 500 SUV and the updated EQS 580 luxury sedan, continued their customer preference.
Jan-Sep 2023 sales highlights:
• Demand for the TEV segment continues with GLS, S-Class, S-Class Maybach, GLS Maybach, AMGs and EQS witnessing top customer preference
• The LWB E-Class remained the highest selling model for Mercedes-Benz India
• Very high demand for the newly launched GLC SUV, despite global supply constraints for the model
• The New A-Class and the C-Class continue their strong market demand, contributing significant volumes for the sedan segment
Sustainability Fest: An awareness drive on sustainability
As the world celebrates “sustainability day” on 26th October, Mercedes-Benz has dedicated October as the ‘Sustainability Month’ with innovative initiatives planned to raise awareness on the topic of sustainability and sustainable practices.
Mercedes-Benz is hosting Golf Tournaments & Dinners with Michelin Star chefs across cities which provides an opportunity to engage customers and make raise awareness about Mercedes-Benz’s sustainability goals and create thought provoking conversations on the future of mobility.
Mercedes-Benz is also supporting loyal customers who are keen to flip the switch from their ICE vehicles to BEV, offering them Sustainability Loyalty Bonus for their transition into an EV. In addition, Mercedes-Benz will support with 50% of the road tax for any EQB, EQS and EQE SUV sold in October. The 50% support on the road tax is for those states where road tax is applicable at the time of registration of electric vehicles.
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