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volkswagen of america reports december sales and 2015 year-end results

Jan 5, 2016

- December sales totaled 30,956 units, 2015 sales closed at 349,440 units -

  • December 2015: Tiguan delivered 4,900 units, a 131.6 percent increase,  marking the best month ever for the vehicle
  • 2015 Total: Tiguan delivered 35,843 units, a 42 percent increase versus 2014 deliveries, marking the best year on record for the vehicle
  • December 2015: The all-new Golf family of vehicles delivered 5,715 units, a 29.7 percent increase over the previous December
  • 2015 Total: Golf GTI delivered 2,369 units for the month, a 32.4 percent increase over total sales in 2014
     

Herndon, VA — (January 5, 2016) Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 30,956 units delivered in December 2015.  Sales for 2015 total 349,440 units.

The Tiguan produced the best month on record for the vehicle with 4,900 vehicles delivered, a 131.6 percent increase.  In 2015, Tiguan deliveries totaled 35,843 units, a 42.7 percent increase versus 2014, this marks the best year on record for the vehicle.

“We are very pleased with the strong Golf family results and record-setting performance of the Tiguan in 2015,” said Mark McNabb, chief operating officer, Volkswagen of America. “As we look towards 2016, we are committed to rebuilding trust in the brand and would like to thank our customers and dealers for their continued patience and loyalty.”

December News Highlights


 

December2015 Sales

 

Dec. 15

Dec. 14

Yr/Yr% change

Dec.  15  YTD

Dec. 14 YTD

Yr/Yr% change

Golf

            1,191

             2,379

-49.9%

          19,257

         15,941

20.8%

GTI

            2,369

             1,789

32.4%

          23,669

         17,362

36.3%

Golf R

               649

                  -  

          N/A

            4,141

                15

> 500%

e-Golf

               609

                237

157.0%

            4,232

              357

> 500%

Golf SportWagen

               897

                  -  

          N/A

          14,009

                 -  

          N/A

Total Golf Family

                 5,715

                   4,405

29.7%

               65,308

               33,675

93.9%

Jetta Sedan

          14,073

           14,572

-3.4%

        128,438

       141,354

-9.1%

Jetta SportWagen    *   
(now Golf SportWagen)

                 -  

             1,006

-100.0%

            2,671

         19,519

-86.3%

Total Jetta

               14,073

                15,578

-9.7%

             131,109

            160,873

-18.5%

Beetle Coupe

               958

             1,600

-40.1%

          13,025

         17,414

-25.2%

Beetle Convertible

               353

                670

-47.3%

            9,642

         11,768

-18.1%

Total Beetle

                 1,311

                   2,270

-42.2%

               22,667

               29,182

-22.3%

Eos

               242

                204

18.6%

            2,993

           3,411

-12.3%

Passat

            3,596

             8,257

-56.4%

          78,207

         96,649

-19.1%

CC

               633

                623

1.6%

            6,276

           9,995

-37.2%

Tiguan

            4,900

             2,116

131.6%

          35,843

         25,121

42.7%

Touareg

               486

                605

-19.7%

            7,037

           6,961

1.1%

Routan*

                 -  

                  -  

          N/A

                 -  

           1,103

-100.0%

TOTAL

               30,956

                34,058

-9.11%

             349,440

            366,970

-4.78%


* Routan not sold in 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, Eos, e-Golf, Golf, 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.

Notes:
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