Mercedes-Benz topped Lexus and BMW in U.S. gross sales final month to widen its lead on this 12 months’s luxurious race. Mercedes regained the highest spot in luxurious gross sales in September by outselling the Lexus by practically three,000 items.
Gross sales of BMW model autos elevated zero.7 p.c in September for a complete of 25,571 in comparison with 25,389 autos offered in September 2016. BMW touted robust features for the four sequence and 5 sequence in September, plus a strong enhance for the X5.
Yr-to-date, the BMW model is down four.three p.c within the U.S. on gross sales of 220,175 autos in comparison with 230,133 offered within the first 9 months of 2016.
Lexus is closing in and achieved a 1.5 per cent achieve, but BMW continues to be about 500 vehicles forward of Lexus in year-to-date gross sales.
Audi set one other gross sales report in September because the automaker reported its 81st straight report gross sales month. Led by Q5, its all-new crossover, and Q7, its three-row SUV and the brand new A5 Sportback, Audi recorded a major 9.6 p.c gross sales hike final month.
Mercedes-Benz model (-1.7%) gross sales had been 29,008 items. Regardless of a gross sales skid in September, Mercedes stays atop the pack with 242,250 autos offered for the 12 months.