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Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Sales Figures

Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class

Here you will find yearly European and U.S. sales figures for the Mercedes-Benz CLK. These statistics include sales of the Mercedes-Benz CLK coupe and convertible versions. In 2009, the new generations (C207) were renamed Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe and E-Class convertible. Unfortunately, sales data for these models is no longer separated from the sedan and station wagon models.

Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Overview

The Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class is a series of mid-size luxury coupés and convertibles produced by the German automaker Mercedes-Benz. Produced between 1997 and 2010, the CLK-Class blended elegance, comfort, and performance, offering a more affordable and sporty alternative to the higher-end CL-Class.

Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Sales Figures

The Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class was a luxury coupe that was produced by Mercedes-Benz from 1997 to 2010. It was based on the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and was available in both two-door and convertible body styles. The CLK-Class was powered by a variety of engines, including a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, a 3.0-liter V6 engine, and a 5.0-liter V8 engine. It was available with rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The CLK-Class was known for its stylish design, comfortable ride, and powerful engines. It was also known for its handling. The CLK-Class was a popular car among celebrities and athletes. It was also a popular car among luxury car buyers.

The Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class represents an era of Mercedes design and engineering that combined sportiness with comfort and technology. Its graceful appearance and broad range of options allowed it to appeal to a wide audience. While no longer in production, it remains a symbol of accessible luxury and style within the Mercedes-Benz brand.

Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class U.S Sales Data & Charts

US Annual Sales

Year Sales Units
2005 18,227
2006 16,415
2007 15,009
2008 10,844
2009 7,150
2010 586
2011 6
2014 3
2016 2,310

US Annual Growth

Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Europe Sales Data & Charts

Europe Annual Sales

Year Sales Units
1997 16,708
1998 41,941
1999 57,880
2000 54,476
2001 37,377
2002 35,777
2003 54,305
2004 47,690
2005 34,601
2006 27,547
2007 22,117
2008 14,520
2009 8,416
2010 221

Europe Annual Growth

Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Generations

First Generation (C208/A208; 1997–2003)

  • Introduction: Launched in 1997, the first-generation CLK was built on the W202 C-Class platform.
  • Body Styles: Available as a coupé (C208) and convertible (A208).
  • Engines: A variety of four-cylinder, V6, and V8 engines were offered, including both petrol and diesel options.
  • Design: Sporty yet elegant design with distinctive quad headlights.
  • AMG Model: The high-performance CLK 55 AMG variant featured a 5.4-liter V8 engine.
  • Technology: Equipped with a range of standard and optional technology for the time, including stability control, side airbags, and navigation.

Second Generation (C209/A209; 2002–2010)

  • Introduction: Debuted in 2002 with substantial improvements in design, technology, and quality.
  • Body Styles: Continued as a coupé (C209) and convertible (A209).
  • Engines: Broad engine lineup ranging from economical four-cylinder engines to powerful V8s in the AMG models.
  • Design: More refined and contemporary appearance with smoother lines.
  • AMG Models: The CLK 63 AMG was among the most potent variants, offering exceptional performance and a 6.2-liter V8 engine.
  • Technology: Incorporated more advanced technology such as adaptive cruise control, bi-xenon headlights, and a seven-speed automatic transmission.
  • Interior: Improved interior quality and comfort, with luxurious materials and attention to detail.
  • Safety: Enhanced safety features like curtain airbags and rollover protection for the convertible model.