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Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Sales Figures

Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class

Here you will find monthly and yearly U.S, Canadian and European sales figures for the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class. Canadian CLS-Class sales are included with sales of the E-Class, as CLS-Class sales are periodically in the U.S. as well. These statistics include sales figures of the Mercedes-Benz CLS four-door coupe and of the Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake wagon.

Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Overview

The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is a series of executive cars produced by Mercedes-Benz. Introduced in 2004, the CLS was notable for creating the “four-door coupé” style, combining the comfort and functionality of a sedan with the sleek design and sportiness of a coupé. The CLS has been praised for its distinctive design, luxurious interior, and advanced technology. It was the first four-door coupe to be produced by a major automaker. The CLS-Class is based on the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and is available in both rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive configurations.

The CLS-Class is powered by a variety of engines, including a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, a 3.0-liter V6 engine, and a 4.7-liter V8 engine. It is available with a seven-speed automatic transmission. The CLS-Class is known for its stylish design, comfortable ride, and powerful engines. It is also known for its handling. The CLS-Class was a popular car among celebrities and athletes. It was also a popular car among luxury car buyers.

The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has played a significant role in shaping modern automotive design, popularizing the concept of a four-door coupé. It has consistently blended style, luxury, and performance, making it a popular choice among those seeking a vehicle that stands out from traditional executive sedans. Throughout its evolution, the CLS-Class has maintained its position as a symbol of innovation and elegance within the Mercedes-Benz lineup, reflecting the brand’s commitment to design excellence and technological leadership.

Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Sales Figures

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

US Annual Sales

Year Sales Units
2005 14,835
2006 10,763
2007 7,906
2008 5,775
2009 2,527
2010 2,135
2011 5,665
2012 8,521
2013 8,032
2014 7,595
2015 6,152
2016 2,571

US Annual Growth

Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Europe Sales Data & Charts

Europe Annual Sales

Year Sales Units
2004 5,543
2005 20,147
2006 20,262
2007 17,098
2008 12,224
2009 6,083
2010 3,975
2011 17,414
2012 12,797
2013 15,139
2014 10,289
2015 12,600
2016 7,803
2017 5,116
2018 9,113
2019 8,428
2020 3,895
2021 2,155
2022 2,163

Europe Annual Growth

Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Generations

First Generation (C219; 2004–2010)

  • Introduction: Launched in 2004, it broke new ground as a four-door car with the styling cues of a coupé.
  • Engines: Offered with a range of V6 and V8 engines, including a high-performance AMG variant.
  • Design: Defined by a sweeping roofline, frameless doors, and a bold front grille.
  • Interior: Known for its quality materials, comfort, and well-designed cockpit.
  • Technology: Equipped with features like air suspension and a seven-speed automatic transmission.

Second Generation (C218; 2010–2018)

  • Introduction: Debuted in 2010 with a more refined design and additional technological advancements.
  • Engines: Expanded engine choices, including more fuel-efficient options and powerful AMG models.
  • Design: Continued the four-door coupé theme but with sharper lines and an aggressive front fascia.
  • Technology: Introduced innovative features like LED headlights, adaptive cruise control, and an updated infotainment system.
  • Shooting Brake Variant: A stylish shooting brake (estate) version was also available in some markets.

Third Generation (C257; 2018–present)

  • Introduction: Launched in 2018, featuring even more refined styling and cutting-edge technology.
  • Engines: Offered a broad spectrum of engines, including inline-6 engines with mild-hybrid technology.
  • Design: Emphasized elegance and refinement with a simplified and sculpted appearance.
  • Technology: Included advanced features such as the MBUX infotainment system, a fully digital instrument cluster, and advanced driver assistance systems.
  • Interior: Raised the bar for luxury with high-quality materials, ambient lighting, and a seamless integration of technology.