The largest luxury car brand in India, Mercedes-Benz, witnessed a 12% growth in the period July-September 2016 compared to the previous quarter (April-June 2016). The company sold 3,327 units in the July-September 2016 period compared to 2,975 units in the April-June 2016 period.
Since the beginning of the year and up to the month of September 2016, the company has sold 9,924 cars in the Indian car market. The SUV segment of the company showed the highest growth, at 45%. The GLE remained the highest selling SUV of the quarter followed by the GLA, the GLS and the newly launched GLC. The GLC in particular witnessed high customer preference and Mercedes-Benz expects this trend to continue with the interest around the Made-in-India GLC gaining traction across the whole country.
Amongst the luxury sedans, the C-Class emerged as the highest selling closely followed by the E-Class. Mercedes-Benz cars are equipped with 2 years standard warranty and additionally a one year Star Care program as standard. Customers can also avail benefits from the 4th year extended warranty, with no mileage restriction. Mercedes-Benz Financial Services offers a full range of unique finance and insurance services that include Corporate Star Lease, Star Finance, and Star Agility, amongst others.