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VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS DECEMBER AND 2016 YEAR-END SALES RESULTS

Jan 4, 2017

-December sales totaled 37,229 units, 2016 sales closed at 322,948 units -

Herndon, VA — (January 4, 2017) Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 37,229 units delivered in December 2016. This marks a 20.3 percent increase over December 2015.  Sales for 2016 total 322,948 units, a 7.6 percent decrease over 2015.

December 2016 highlights include:

  • Tiguan delivered 5,575 units, a 13.8 percent increase over December 2015, marking the best month ever for the vehicle.
  • The Golf family delivered 8,968 units, a 56.9 percent increase over December 2015.
    • Golf GTI delivered 2,777 units for the month, a 17.2 percent increase over December 2015, marking the best month ever for the vehicle.
    • Golf SportWagen delivered 3,332 units, a 271.5 percent increase over December 2015. This includes the all-new Alltrack.
  • The Chattanooga-built Passat delivered 7,241 units, a 101.4 percent increase over December 2015.

Calendar year 2016 highlights include:

  • Tiguan delivered 43,638 units in 2016, a 21.7 percent increase over 2015, marking the best year ever for the vehicle.
  • Golf GTI delivered 23,934 units in 2016, a 1.1 percent increase over 2015, marking the best year ever for the model.
     


December News Highlights

 

December  16

December  15

Yr/Yr% change

December  16  YTD

December  15 YTD

Yr/Yr% change

Golf

1,870

1,191

57.0%

13,764

19,257

-28.5%

GTI

2,777

2,369

17.2%

23,934

23,669

1.1%

Golf R

546

649

-15.9%

4,493

4,141

8.5%

e-Golf

443

609

-27.3%

3,937

4,232

-7.0%

Golf SportWagen

3,332

897

271.5%

15,559

14,009

11.1%

Total Golf Family

8,968

5,715

56.9%

61,687

65,308

-5.5%

Jetta Sedan

13,079

14,073

-7.1%

121,102

128,438

-5.7%

Jetta SportWagen
(now Golf SportWagen)

n/a  

n/a 

n/a 

5

2,671

-99.8%

Total Jetta

13,079

14,073

-7.1%

121,107

131,109

-7.6%

Beetle Coupe

1,092

958

14.0%

9,830

13,025

-24.5%

Beetle Convertible

504

353

42.8%

5,837

9,642

-39.5%

Total Beetle

                 1,596

1,311

21.7%

15,667

22,667

-30.9%

Eos*

n/a 

242

n/a

               387

            2,993

-87.1%

Passat

7,241

3,596

101.4%

73,002

78,207

-6.7%

CC

374

633

-40.9%

3,237

6,276

-48.4%

Tiguan

            5,575

             4,900

13.8%

          43,638

35,843

21.7%

Touareg

               396

                486

-18.5%

            4,223

            7,037

-40.0%

TOTAL

               37,229

                30,956

20.3%

            322,948

            349,440

-7.6%

*Eos production ended in July 2015

About Volkswagen of America, Inc.
Founded in 1955, Volkswagen of America, Inc., an operating unit of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWoA) is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia. It is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany. VWoA’s operations in the United States include research and development, parts and vehicle processing, parts distribution centers, sales, marketing and service offices, financial service centers, and its state -of-the- art manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Volkswagen Group is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and Europe's largest automaker. VWoA sells the Beetle, Beetle Convertible, CC, e-Golf, Golf, Golf Alltrack, Golf GTI, Golf R, Golf SportWagen, Jetta, Passat, Tiguan and Touareg vehicles through approximately 652 independent U.S. dealers.
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