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VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS MAY 2017 SALES RESULTS

Jun 1, 2017

  • May sales totaled 30,014 units, an increase of 4.3 percent over May 2016
  • Sales of all-new Atlas totaled 1,610 units

Herndon, VA — (June 1, 2017) Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 30,014 units delivered in May 2017, a 4.3 percent increase over May 2016. With 133,861 units delivered year-to-date in 2017, the company is reporting an increase of 6.9 percent in year-over-year sales.

May 2017 also marks the start of sales for the all-new, Chattanooga, Tenn. built Atlas. Deliveries of the vehicle, which began mid-month, totaled 1,610 units.

May News Highlights

PRESS RELEASE: VOLKSWAGEN LAUNCHES “AMERICA” AD CAMPAIGN TO PROMOTE THE ALL-NEW ATLAS
PRESS RELEASE: 2018 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN DEBUTS NEW 2.0-LITER TSI® ENGINE
PRESS RELEASE: VOLKSWAGEN RETURNS AS THE AUTOMOTIVE SPONSOR OF FOOD NETWORK STAR
NEWSROOM:       TANNER FOUST AND VOLKSWAGEN VISIT SECOND GRADE CLASS

May 2017 Sales

 

May 17

May 16

Yr/Yr% change

May 17  YTD

May 16 YTD

Yr/Yr% change

Golf

            1,281

             1,013

26.5%

            5,872

            5,059

16.1%

GTI

            1,734

             1,735

-0.1%

            9,041

            8,820

2.5%

Golf R

               282

                433

-34.9%

            2,110

            2,284

-7.6%

e-Golf

               381

                269

41.6%

            1,655

            1,207

37.1%

Golf SportWagen

            3,525

             1,025

243.9%

          13,689

            4,346

215.0%

Total Golf Family

                 7,203

                  4,475

61.0%

               32,367

              21,716

49.0%

Jetta Sedan

          11,535

           10,943

5.4%

          45,496

          49,659

-8.4%

Jetta SportWagen      
(now Golf SportWagen)

                 N/A

                    2

-100.0%

                 N/A

                   3

-100.0%

Total Jetta

               11,535

                10,945

5.4%

               45,496

              49,662

-8.4%

Beetle Coupe

            1,005

                587

71.2%

            4,101

            3,070

33.6%

Beetle Convertible

               824

                591

39.4%

            3,133

            2,598

20.6%

Total Beetle

                 1,829

                  1,178

55.3%

                 7,234

                5,668

27.6%

Eos*

                   1

                    6

-83.3%

                   1

               387

-99.7%

Passat

            5,455

             7,129

-23.5%

          29,870

          26,821

11.4%

CC

               109

                292

-62.7%

               821

            1,513

-45.7%

Tiguan

            2,068

             4,394

-52.9%

          15,218

          17,490

-13.0%

Touareg

               204

                360

-43.3%

            1,244

            1,948

-36.1%

Atlas

            1,610

N/A  

          N/A

            1,610

N/A

          N/A

TOTAL

               30,014

                28,779

4.29%

            133,861

            125,205

6.91%

*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 Atlas, 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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Jeannine Ginivan                                                                                           
703-364-7816                                                      
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