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VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS SEPTEMBER 2013 SALES

Oct 1, 2013

• September sales total 31,920 units 
• High-mileage, TDI® Clean Diesel models accounted for 24.4 percent of sales in September and 24.3 percent of sales year-to-date, the best September and year-to-date results on record
- Passat TDI sales reach 35.2 percent of mix with 2,784 units, best September results ever
• Chattanooga-built Passat delivered 7,900 for the month
 
• Jetta Sedan delivered 11,454 units for the month
• Tiguan delivered 2,406 units, marking the best September and best year-to-date ever

Herndon, VA -  Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported 31,920 units delivered in September and 314,833 units year-to-date, down 2.6 percent year-to-date.

“While September was an expectedly tough month for the industry, Volkswagen is seeing some stability as we are consistently pacing at a solid level of performance for the second year in a row, a level we haven’t seen in 40 years,” said Mark McNabb, chief operating officer, Volkswagen of America. “As we enter the last quarter of the year, I’m confident we can maintain this pace as our product mix improves and we increase the availability of our 2014 model year vehicles.” 

The Chattanooga-built Passat continues as a core model with 7,900 units delivered. In September the Passat TDI, the only clean diesel in the midsize sedan segment delivered 2,784 clean diesels, representing 35.2 percent of its sales mix. The Good Housekeeping Research Institute named the Passat TDI Clean Diesel the “Most Fuel Efficient Family-Friendly Sedan,” stating “For the driver aiming to be eco-conscious as well as budget-minded about fuel, this Volkswagen is a perfect fit.” 

Total Jetta deliveries (including SportWagen) for September accounted for 13,309 units. The Jetta Turbo Hybrid continues to attract consumer interest with 887 deliveries in September, a 7.7 percent increase.
Total Beetle deliveries for September were 3,554 units, a 35.5 percent increase versus the prior year
The Tiguan had the best September ever with 2,406 units sold, this also marks the best year-to-date sales for the vehicle. Total sales of the Golf (including Golf R and GTI) were 2,127 units. The Touareg sold 658 units. 

Volkswagen’s high-mileage, TDI® Clean Diesel models accounted for 24.4 percent of sales in September marking the best month ever for TDI sales and 24.3 percent year-to-date.

September 2013 SALES

 

Sept.13

Sept.12

Yr/Yr% change

Sept.13 YTD

Sept. 12 YTD

Yr/Yr% change

Golf

977

1,758

-44.40%

12,844

16,097

-20.20%

GTI

1,084

1,162

-6.70%

10,255

13,260

-22.70%

Golf R

66

330

-80.00%

1,488

3,051

-51.20%

Total Golf/GTI/   Golf R

2,127

3,250

-34.60%

24,587

32,408

-24.10%

Jetta Sedan

11,454

12,584

-9.00%

106,551

110,146

-3.30%

SportWagen      

1,855

2,166

-14.40%

17,722

16,882

5.00%

Total Jetta

13,309

14,750

-9.80%

124,273

127,028

-2.20%

Beetle Coupe

1,980

2,622

-24.50%

20,099

21,566

-6.80%

 Convertible

1,574

                  -  

-

14,819

                 -  

          -

Total Beetle

3,554

2,622

35.50%

34,918

21,566

61.90%

Eos

297

399

-25.60%

3,457

5,198

-33.50%

Passat Sedan

7,900

9,500

-16.80%

84,264

83,662

0.70%

CC

1,437

1,966

-26.90%

12,426

15,015

-17.20%

Tiguan

2,406

2,202

9.30%

23,150

22,854

1.30%

Touareg

658

828

-20.50%

6,296

7,112

-11.50%

Routan

232

822

-71.80%

1,462

8,246

-82.30%

TOTAL

31,920

36,339

-12.20%

314,833

323,089

-2.60%


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, Eos, Golf, Golf R, GTI, Jetta, Jetta SportWagen, Passat, CC, Tiguan, Touareg, and Routan vehicles through approximately 600 independent U.S. dealers.

Notes:
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