Mercedes-Benz India Reports 99% Retail Sales Growth to 4,101 in Q3 2021, Auto News, ET Auto
New Delhi: German luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz India said on Wednesday it delivered 4,101 units to customers between July and September 2021, marking one of the best quarterly sales performances on record. The automaker sold 2,060 units between July and September 2020.
“The strong rebound in retail sales, particularly in the third quarter of 2021, reflects the continued V-shaped recovery seen since the pandemic hit the second quarter due to the return of economic activities, a stable economy as a whole and an overall positive market outlook, ”a company statement said. noted.
On an annual basis, the automaker recorded 8,958 units over the January-September 2021 period, up 79% versus 5,007 units recorded over the July-September 2020 period, supported by a new product portfolio and a sentiment of reborn clientele.
Martin Schwenk, Managing Director and CEO of Mercedes-Benz India, said: “The strong sales growth of Mercedes-Benz since the start of the year, which is evidenced by a robust recovery in demand from customers in particular in the third quarter of 2021, is supported by a combination of new product lines and bullish market sentiment. We have built up a strong order bank for most of our new and existing products and strive to get these cars to customers on time. “
“We have already crossed our 2020 figures in the first nine months of this year, and the current market dynamics give us confidence for the holiday season. Our product offensive for the Indian market this year is far from over and customers can expect some of the most exciting vehicles to line up for their debut in India this quarter, ”he said.
According to the automaker, the company has seen strong demand for high-end products like the GLS Maybach 600, the new S-Class and AMGs. The E-Class LWB was the best-selling model for the company between January and September 2021, followed by the luxury SUV GLC.