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VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS FEBRUARY 2017 SALES RESULTS

Mar 1, 2017

  • February sales totaled 25,145 units, an increase of 12.7 percent over February 2016
  • Tiguan sales totaled 3,425  units, an increase of 5.5  percent over February 2016, marking the best February ever for the vehicle
  • Golf SportWagen sales (which include the all-new Alltrack) totaled 2,094  units, an increase of 229.8  percent over February  2016
  • Chattanooga-built Passat sales totaled 6,114 units, an increase of 39.6 percent over February 2016

Herndon, VA — (March 1, 2017) Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 25,145 units delivered in February 2017, a 12.7 percent increase over February 2016. With 48,655 units delivered year-to-date in 2017, the company is reporting an increase of 14.75 percent in year-over-year sales.

The Golf family delivered 5,842 units, for an increase of 60.3 percent. Every model in the Golf family saw an increase including the e-Golf, Golf R and Golf SportWagen, which each delivered their best February on record.
 

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February 2017 Sales

 

February 17

February 16

Yr/Yr% change

February 17  YTD

February 16 YTD

Yr/Yr% change

Golf

            1,094

                887

23.3%

            2,307

            1,873

23.2%

GTI

            1,864

             1,633

14.1%

            3,595

            3,129

14.9%

Golf R

               497

                292

70.2%

               940

               769

22.2%

e-Golf

               293

                198

48.0%

               625

               526

18.8%

Golf SportWagen

            2,094

                635

229.8%

            4,141

            1,341

208.8%

Total Golf Family

                 5,842

                  3,645

60.3%

               11,608

                7,638

52.0%

Jetta Sedan

            8,017

             9,375

-14.5%

          14,863

          17,550

-15.3%

Jetta SportWagen      
(now Golf SportWagen)

n/a

                 n/a

n/a

n/a

                   2

-100.0%

Total Jetta

                 8,017

                  9,375

-14.5%

               14,863

              17,552

-15.3%

Beetle Coupe

               844

                551

53.2%

            1,584

            1,217

30.2%

Beetle Convertible

               486

                361

34.6%

               827

               634

30.4%

Total Beetle

                 1,330

                     912

45.8%

                 2,411

                1,851

30.3%

Eos*

                  -  

                110

-100.0%

                  -  

               233

-100.0%

Passat

            6,114

             4,380

39.6%

          12,001

            7,966

50.7%

CC

               179

                251

-28.7%

               346

               630

-45.1%

Tiguan

            3,425

             3,245

5.5%

            6,941

            5,773

20.2%

Touareg

               238

                403

-40.9%

               485

               757

-35.9%

TOTAL

               25,145

                22,321

12.65%

               48,655

              42,400

14.75%

*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. Visit Volkswagen of America online at www.vw.com or media.vw.com to learn more.

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