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VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS JUNE 2014 SALES

Jul 1, 2014

  • June sales total  28,827  units
  • Golf GTI delivered 1,927 units for the month, the best month since March 2006
  • Passat delivered 7,222 units for the month
  • Jetta sedan delivered 10,102  units for the month
  • Tiguan delivered 2,416 units for the month
  • High-mileage, TDI® Clean Diesel models accounted for 6,456 units, representing 22.4 percent of sales in June
    • Year-to-date TDI sales were 42,140, representing 23.5 percent of sales
    • Passat TDI sales were 2,316, representing 32.1 percent of sales of the vehicle marking the best year-to-date ever

 

Herndon, VA (July 1, 2014) — Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported 28,827 units delivered in June.

Last month, Volkswagen began delivering the all-new, seventh-generation 2015 Golf GTI. The all-new Golf GTI is off to a strong start boosting sales of the model to its best total sales since March 2006.  The all-new 2015 Golf TSI and TDI Clean Diesel models will go on sale this August.  In June, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced that the all-new, seventh-generation Golf and Golf GTI models, when equipped with optional forward collision warning, have earned the coveted 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating.

“Our core models, the Passat and Jetta, continue to show strong demand in the market, particularly for our TDI clean diesel powertrains, “ said Mark McNabb, chief operating officer, Volkswagen of America. “With the launch of the much-anticipated 2015 Golf GTI, as well as the upcoming introduction of the all-new 2015 Golf TSI and even more fuel efficient diesel engines, we are confident Volkswagen will be back on the shopping list for more customers.”

The Chattanooga-built Passat totaled 7,222 units delivered for the month. In June the Passat TDI, the only clean diesel in the midsize sedan segment, delivered 2,316 clean diesels or 32.1 percent of total Passat sales. This marks the best year-to-date for Passat TDI® Clean Diesel.

Total Jetta deliveries for June, including SportWagen, accounted for 12,090 units.  The Tiguan and Touareg delivered 2,416 and 573 units respectively.

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June 2014 Sales

 

June14

June 13

Yr/Yr% change

June 14  YTD

June 13 YTD

Yr/Yr% change

Golf

              600

             1,277

-53.0%

           4,683

           9,062

-48.3%

GTI

           1,927

             1,169

64.8%

           6,771

           6,551

3.4%

Golf R

                  1

                156

-99.4%

                15

           1,171

-98.7%

Total Golf R/Golf/GTI

                2,528

                   2,602

-2.8%

              11,469

               16,784

-31.7%

Jetta Sedan

         10,102

           12,960

-22.1%

         65,748

         70,511

-6.8%

      SportWagen      

           1,988

             1,853

7.3%

         10,559

         10,785

-2.1%

Total Jetta

              12,090

                14,813

-18.4%

              76,307

               81,296

-6.1%

Beetle Coupe

           1,292

             1,771

-27.0%

           9,240

         12,710

-27.3%

     Convertible

           1,293

             2,009

-35.6%

           6,888

           8,477

-18.7%

Total Beetle

                2,585

                   3,780

-31.6%

              16,128

               21,187

-23.9%

Eos

              409

                430

-4.9%

           1,949

           2,441

-20.2%

Passat

           7,222

           10,874

-33.6%

         49,775

         56,119

-11.3%

CC

           1,003

             1,209

-17.0%

           5,953

           8,243

-27.8%

Tiguan

           2,416

             2,452

-1.5%

         13,174

         15,526

-15.1%

Touareg

              573

                642

-10.7%

           3,287

           4,330

-24.1%

Routan

                  1

                155

-99.4%

           1,102

              866

27.3%

TOTAL

              28,827

                36,957

-22.0%

           179,144

            206,792

-13.4%

 

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, GTI, Jetta, Jetta SportWagen, Passat, CC, Tiguan, Touareg, and Routan vehicles through approximately 640 independent U.S. dealers.

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