Mercedes-Benz Malaysia posted 15% sales growth in 1H of 2018


At the product launch of the locally assembled Mercedes-Benz E 300 AMG Line, the company also posted its performance report for the first half of 2018. Mercedes-Benz Malaysia recorded yet another upward trend in sales and market share.

In the first six-months of 2018, the premium carmaker delivered 6,790 cars which reflects a 15 per cent growth compared to the same period last year. The main growth driver is still the locally assembled limousines (C, E & S-Class) with 4,322 units sold, 18 per cent more than the previous year.

The company’s compact car range (A-Class, CLA & GLA) also recorded 20 per cent growth to 996 cars sold in the first half of the year. MBM sold 1,291 units (+4%) of SUVs and 181 units (+1%) of Dream Cars in the same period.

MBM now commands a 2.5 per cent market share in Malaysia (up 0.2 per cent from the previous year), putting the three-pointed star as the number one premium brand in Malaysia. They also offer the most comprehensive range of premium cars in the country with 53 variants across 23 models.


Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

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