TORONTO, ON – Mercedes-Benz Canada and its national dealer network are proud to announce the company has remained the country’s top luxury manufacturer for the sixth consecutive year. In 2019, Mercedes-Benz Canada achieved sales of 46,090 passenger vehicles, vans and smart units, with 40,324 representing passenger cars and luxury light trucks. This final number was bolstered by solid December 2019 sales of passenger cars and luxury light trucks, with 3,116 units sold. 40,324 Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and luxury light trucks were delivered in 2019, a year which included three best-ever sales months (March, October and November). These results reflected the continued demand for the exceptional Mercedes-Benz Canada product lineup. Mercedes-Benz Canada sold more SUVs in 2019 than any other year in its history, with a total of 23,530 units retailed, versus 16,794 passenger cars. This means that in 2019, SUVs accounted for 58.4% of Mercedes-Benz Canada sales, compared to 41.6% for passenger cars. Reflecting this trend, three of the top five volume-drivers in 2019 came from the company’s impressive SUV lineup: the GLC SUV (+20.0% compared to 2018); the GLE SUV; and the GLA (+3.4% compared to 2018). In 2019, Mercedes-Benz Vans once again achieved solid results, with 5,504 vehicles delivered in total and strong sales momentum from July 2019 to the end of the year. In 2019, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 won the Canadian Black Book Best Retained Value Award in the Full-size Van category. This is now the eighth year that the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has been recognized.
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter also received the coveted Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada™ award for the eighth consecutive year, and the Metris received the highly sought-after recognition for the fourth consecutive year.
In the month of December 2019, the company retailed 3,116 SUVs and passenger cars. This represents the second strongest December in Mercedes-Benz Canada’s history, and the best December ever for SUV sales (2,055 units retailed in December 2019, +8.9% compared to December 2018). “Mercedes-Benz Canada’s achievement as the country’s top luxury manufacturer for the sixth consecutive year reflects the fact that the exceptional Mercedes-Benz product lineup continues to resonate with consumers, and we’re extremely proud of that,” said Brian D. Fulton, President & CEO of Mercedes-Benz Canada. “I want to sincerely thank our Mercedes-Benz customers, our passionate dealer network and our hard-working employees across Canada who have made this honour possible. We are excited to work hard and deliver another strong year in 2020.”