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Old 12-16-2013, 09:21 PM
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X3 isn`t the only vehicle made by BMW, so basing the discounts achieved on that and BMW's sales crown loss to mercedes isn`t a valid argument. If you scour the Ask-a-dealer section it was really a good year to buy the 5,6 series last decemeber. This year not soo much, but that too is also because 5 went thru a recent LCI.

The CLA raked in 2,300 orders the first launch week. It then solely accounted for the 14% increase in sales for MB for the month of Nov. Finally CLA sales have been so great, there's a shortage of allocations at the plant that`s suppose to last till late summer....BTW sales are at MSRP or 1% below.

Mercedes has got the crown. Audi might have something withits A3 sedan. BMW still not there yet.
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