Mercedes sold more than twice as many electric models in 2022


Sales of Mercedes electric models have increased more than double in 2022. Mercedes sold 117,800 electric models in 2022, 124% more than in 2021.

In a complicated year due to the COVID epidemic, semiconductor crisis, and logistics issues, Mercedes sold 2,043,900 units in 2022, down 1% from 2021. Of these, 319,200 electric and PHEV models represent a 19% increase over 2021 and 15% of total Mercedes sales. Of the 319,200 units, 117,800 were electric models and 201,400 PHEVs. In addition to the reasons mentioned above, the 1% decrease is also because Mercedes decided to stop exporting cars and vans to Russia.

Top-end Luxury sales
Mercedes-Maybach recorded its best result, with 21,600 units sold (+37%). This exceptional result was due to outstanding sales in Japan, Korea, the Middle East, and especially China, where Mercedes-Maybach sold more than 1,100 units per month.

The Mercedes S-Class luxury limousine sales exceeded 90,000 units, 5% more than in 2021. The Mercedes EQS electric luxury limousine also saw sales of 19,200 units.

Core Luxury sales
Sales of core models category (C-Class, E-Class, GLC, GLE) reached 1,101,800 units, up 4% from 2021. Once again, the Mercedes GLC was the best-selling Mercedes model, with 342,900 units (+3%). The C-Class occupied second place in the best-selling models ranking with 299,100 cars. The new electric limousine EQE found 12,600 customers in 2022.

Entry Luxury sales
Sales of compact models in the A-Class family fell by 10% to 587,700 units. On the other hand, the Mercedes EQA is the best-selling electric model, with 33,100 units (+43%). It is followed by the Mercedes EQB with 24,200 units (+> 1,000%).

Sales by regions
Sales increased in all three major regions of the world: Asia, Europe, and North America. In Europe, sales increased by 1% to 635,100 units thanks to a good result in the German market (+8%). In Europe, sales of electric and PHEV models account for 36% of sales.

Sales in North America increased by 3% to 327,000 units thanks to the good result in the U.S., where the market grew by 4% and S-Class sales by 12%. Sales in Asia rose only 1% to 987,800 units, slowed by stagnation in the Chinese market, which declined by 1%. However, sales of electric and PHEV models rose by 143% in China. Very good results were recorded in India (+41%) and Vietnam (+19%).

Mercedes sales 2022


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