Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Announces 3Q 2018 Results – Record Sales and 16% Growth

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Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Announces 3Q 2018 Results – Record Sales and 16% Growth

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) continues to be the leader in the premium segment in Malaysia, delivering a total of 10,143 units in the first nine months of 2018.

This figure marks an increase of 16% compared to last year’s year-to-date (September) performance of 8,771 units. Based on internal data, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia expects a market share of 2.5%, a 0.2% increase.

Out of the grand total:

  • Compact cars: 1,268 units (+4% vs. previous year)
  • Sedans: 6,344 units (+21.1% vs. previous year)
  • SUV: 1,960 units (+3.4% vs. previous year)
  • Dream Car range: 570 units (+40% vs. previous year)

A total of 479 units of Mercedes-AMG models have also been delivered by MBM in the first nine months of 2018. Mark Raine, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, said that the locally-assembled Mercedes-AMG C43 and GLC43 models have been very well accepted by the Malaysian driving enthusiasts.

In terms of after-sales, MBM’s dealer network of 31 service centres registered a service volume of 109,927 units, an increase of 16% compared to the same period last year.

MBM also shared that its financing arm, Mercedes-Benz Services Malaysia (MBSM) has now reached a serviced portfolio of over RM 2.5 billion, with over 18,000 active Mercedes-Benz customers.  

Entering the last quarter of 2018, MBM will continue to launch new models in the Malaysian market. A total of six new models are planned to be introduced by the end of the year, comprising of compact car models (A-Class), limousines (C-Class), SUVs (G-CLass?, GLC 63?), and Dream Cars (Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door?).  

Siew Weng

Siew Weng

Weng loves the technical bits of the automobile, and even more fascinated on the reasons the designer created the crease or fold, as well as innovative use of existing systems to execute new features. Prior to being in the content creation field, Weng was part of the product life cycle management team for a few automotive brands.



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