Mercedes-Benz USA reports Q1 2023 total sales of 75,701 vehicles

  • Electric Vehicles (EQ) sales growth of +251% in Q1 2023 compared to Q1 in 2022 with 7,341 units.
  • Electric Vehicle lineup comprises 12% of overall passenger vehicle sales in Q1 2023.
  • Strong Top-End segment up by 18% with 24,572 units.
  • Mercedes-AMG 55% growth in Q1 2023 compared to the same quarter last year.

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported Q1 2023 sales of 61,531 Mercedes-Benz models. Additionally, Mercedes-Benz Vans reported Q1 2023 sales of 14,170 units, bringing MBUSA to a total of 75,701 vehicles for the quarter. MBUSA has introduced five Electric Vehicles (EQ) in the Mercedes-Benz electric line-up, including EQS Sedan, EQS SUV, EQB, EQE Sedan and the EQE SUV at the end of Q1. Strong, sustained demand for EQ and Top-End vehicles propelled Q1 Top-End growth of 18% for a total of 24,572 vehicles.

"Strong demand and customer desire for our newly introduced EQ models as well as Top-End vehicles combined to propel our results in the first quarter. We expect to further strengthen our position in the luxury SUV segment with the all-new EQE SUV, our second fully-electric SUV built in Alabama, and the upcoming all-electric Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV."
Dimitris Psillakis, President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA


Sales in the Top-End segment rose to 24,572 units an increase of 18% in Q1 2023 compared to Q1 2022. Sales for Mercedes-AMG high-performance models totalled 10,818 units, an increase of 55% versus Q1 2022. Demand for the G-Class remains consistently high with sales up 40% from the comparable quarter in 2022, with 2,682 units. The fully electric EQS SUV posted 2,413 units Q1 2023.


Sales in the Core segment reached 25,346 units. Sales of the C-class and CLA saw dramatic increases at the start of 2023. With numerous innovations and upgraded standard equipment, the CLA saw an increase of +138% compared to Q1 2022 with 2,530 units sold. The C-Class sold 7,464 units in Q1 2023, which is an 1,411% increase from Q1 2022. The fully electric EQE Sedan attracted 1,308 new customers in Q1 2023.


Sales in the Entry segment reached 11,613 units. Released in summer 2022, the fully electric EQB recorded 1,537 unit sales, leading the way for entry-level EQ and a 64% increase from Q4 2022. Both, the GLB and GLA saw strong demand in Q1 2023. GLB sales totalled 4,302 units, an increase of 22% to the comparable quarter last year, and GLA sales totalled 4,250 units, an increase of 74% to the comparable quarter last year.

Separately, Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned (MBCPO) models recorded sales of 33,973 vehicles during the first quarter of 2023, an increase of 3% versus Q1 2022.


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Mercedes-Benz USA Q1 2023 Sales Chart