Meanwhile the year-to-date tally reached 384,600, down 2.8 percent from last year's 395,800 cars sold.
The decrease was marked by a drop in demand in the German market, the group's traditional base, with sales down 6.8 percent to 23,300 vehicles last month. For the year-to-date, sales were down 5.4 percent from last year, with 95,000 cars sold.
Sales of the Smart Fortwo rose by 14 percent to 6,900 sold.
Shares of DaimlerChrysler were down more than 1 percent to EUR60.46 (US$81.99).
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