American car buyers registered nearly twice as many Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedans in February 2014 than in February 2013. The 94% jump equalled an extra 866 sales for Mercedes-Benz USA. Total car sales were up 6%, although if the new CLA was excluded, passenger car sales at Mercedes-Benz slid 8%.
The S-Class outsold its the BMW 7-Series, Lexus LS, and Porsche Panamera combined in February.
Opposite the S-Class was Jaguar’s XJ, the category’s worst seller in February. XJ volume was down 36% as sales of the less costly Jaguar XF shot up 52%. F-Type excluded, Jaguar sales were up 7% in February despite the XJ’s harsh 145-unit decrease.
You can click any model name in the tables below to find historical monthly and yearly U.S. auto sales data. You can also select a make and model at GCBC’s Sales Stats page. This table is sortable, so you can rank large luxury cars any which way you like. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.