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VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS MARCH 2017 SALES RESULTS

Apr 3, 2017

  • March sales totaled 27,635 units, an increase of 2.7 percent over March 2016
  • Golf SportWagen sales (which includes the all-new Alltrack) totaled 2,461 units, an increase of 154.2  percent over March 2016, resulting in the best March for the Golf SportWagen on record
  • The Golf GTI delivered its best March on record with 2,010 vehicles sold
  • Sales of the Chattanooga-built Passat rose 2.8 percent over March 2016 to 6,266 units

Herndon, VA — (April 3, 2017) Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 27,635 units delivered in March 2017, a 2.7 percent increase over March 2016. With 76,290 units delivered year-to-date in 2017, the company is reporting an increase of 10.1 percent in year-over-year sales.

The Golf family delivered 6,369 units, for an increase of 41.7 percent. The GTI, Golf R, e-Golf and Golf SportWagen each delivered their best March on record, continuing their success of the previous month.

March News Highlights

PRESS RELEASE: VOLKSWAGEN ARTEON MAKES WORLD DEBUT AT THE GENEVA AUTO SHOW
PRESS RELEASE: TESTING THE VOLKSWAGEN ATLAS: MIDSIZE SUV SERIES CONTINUES
NEWSROOM: THE ATLAS AND GOLF ALLTRACK GET THEIR WINTER PASS WITH 4MOTION

 

March 2017 Sales

 

March 17

March 16

Yr/Yr% change

March 17  YTD

March 16 YTD

Yr/Yr% change

Golf

            1,035

             1,069

-3.2%

            3,342

           2,942

13.6%

GTI

            2,010

             1,968

2.1%

            5,605

           5,097

10.0%

Golf R

               521

                404

29.0%

            1,461

           1,173

24.6%

e-Golf

               342

                  86

297.7%

               967

              612

58.0%

Golf SportWagen

            2,461

                968

154.2%

            6,602

           2,309

185.9%

Total Golf Family

               6,369

                 4,495

41.7%

               17,977

               12,133

48.2%

Jetta Sedan

            9,700

           10,472

-7.4%

          24,563

         28,022

-12.3%

Jetta SportWagen      
(now Golf SportWagen)

                 -  

                  (1)

-100.0%

                 -  

                  1

-100.0%

Total Jetta

               9,700

              10,471

-7.4%

               24,563

               28,023

-12.3%

Beetle Coupe

               780

                786

-0.8%

            2,364

           2,003

18.0%

Beetle Convertible

               717

                682

5.1%

            1,544

           1,316

17.3%

Total Beetle

              1,497

                 1,468

2.0%

                 3,908

                 3,319

17.7%

Eos*

                 -  

                109

-100.0%

                 -  

              342

-100.0%

Passat

            6,266

             6,097

2.8%

          18,267

         14,063

29.9%

CC

               216

                361

-40.2%

               562

              991

-43.3%

Tiguan

            3,270

             3,519

-7.1%

          10,211

           9,292

9.9%

Touareg

               317

                394

-19.5%

               802

           1,151

-30.3%

TOTAL

             27,635

              26,914

2.68%

               76,290

               69,314

10.06%

*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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