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£3 million Mercedes-Benz sale at Manheim Auctions, Leeds

The latest Mercedes-Benz closed sale at Manheim Auctions, Leeds, saw 143 Mercedes-Benz and smart vehicles were offered for sale.

The sale attracted almost the entire Mercedes-Benz franchised dealer network and generated £3 million with an average selling price of £21,588. Overall values for the sale were 111% CAP Clean and 108% Glass’s Guide.

Star performers on the day included a 2010 A-Class A180 Avantgarde SE 5-door with 15,000 miles which achieved 122% CAP Clean, a 2009 C-Class C220 CDI Sport saloon with 29,000 miles which achieved 121% CAP Clean, a 2009 smart Fortwo CDI with 11,000 miles which achieved 120% CAP Clean and a 2010 B-Class B160 SE CVT 5-door with 12,000 miles which achieved 107% CAP Clean.

Barry Peat, head of used car remarketing, Mercedes-Benz UK Limited, said: "We are absolutely delighted with the performance of the whole of the Mercedes-Benz and smart product range and the strong attendance, especially at this time of year. Given the challenging market conditions a conversion of almost 100% and an overall result against CAP Clean of 111% and against Glass’s Guide of 108% was a tremendous outcome from our closed auction.”
 


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