By MT Bureau| Apr 08, 2021

Mercedes Benz India Shows Strong Sales Recovery in Q1 2021

Mercedes Benz India released its sales figures for Q1 2021 (Jan-Mar), hinting at a strong recovery in 2021. The German automaker managed to sell 3193 units, a 34 percent increase over the same period in 2020.

Mercedes Benz announced that the E-Class LWB and the C-Class continue to be the highest-selling models in 2021 as 53 percent of total sales come from the sedan portfolio.

GLE emerged as the highest-selling SUV in Q1 as demand continues for the GLC and the GLS SUVs.

At the moment, customers are dealing with high wait times for Mercedes Benz cars as the company continues to ramp up operation adhering to the safety and health protocols.

Martin Schwenk, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, commented, “2021 has begun on a strong note for us as we look for substantial sales recovery this year. The Q1 2021 sales momentum combined with the growing availability of volume models will create a strong base for further recovery in coming quarters. Customers have appreciated our strategy of offering topline products with significant feature and technology enhancements, and we will continue to pursue this in our upcoming products, to create a distinct differentiation in the market. Our Q1 2021 performance makes us confident that this growth momentum can be continued in the coming months as well.” (MT)

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