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VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS JULY 2017 SALES RESULTS

Aug 1, 2017

  • July sales totaled 27,091 units, a decrease of 5.8 percent over July 2016
  • Year-to-date sales totaled 188,329, an increase of 5.9 percent
  • Sales of the all-new Atlas totaled 1,306 units

Herndon, VA — (August 1, 2017) Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 27,091 units delivered in July 2017, a 5.8 percent decrease over July 2016. With 188,329 units delivered year-to-date in 2017, the company is reporting an increase of 5.9 percent in year-over-year sales.

July 2017 also marks the start of sales for the all-new 2018 Tiguan, which joins the Chattanooga-built Atlas in Volkswagen’s new SUV lineup.  Production ramp up of the Atlas continues as Volkswagen works to meet consumer demand. Deliveries of the 2018 Tiguan, which began late in the month, totaled 593 units. Atlas sales totaled 1,306 units.

July News Highlights

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July 2017 Sales

 

July 17

July 16

Yr/Yr%
change

July 17 
YTD

July  16
YTD

Yr/Yr%
change

Golf

           1,267

             1,246

1.7%

            8,437

            7,326

15.2%

GTI

            1,747

             2,417

-27.7%

          12,480

          13,269

-5.9%

Golf R

               158

                222

-28.8%

            2,484

            2,792

-11.0%

e-Golf

               308

                344

-10.5%

            2,195

            1,799

22.0%

Golf SportWagen

            2,103

             1,122

87.4%

          18,234

            6,487

181.1%

Total Golf Family

              5,583

                5,351

4.3%

              43,830

              31,673

38.4%

Jetta Sedan

          11,054

           11,449

-3.5%

          66,549

          69,724

-4.6%

Jetta SportWagen      
(now Golf SportWagen)

                  n/a

                    1

-100.0%

                  n/a

                   5

-120.0%

Total Jetta

             11,053

            11,450

-3.5%

             66,548

              69,729

-4.6%

Beetle Coupe

               651

             1,051

-38.1%

            5,605

            4,734

18.4%

Beetle Convertible

               708

                477

48.4%

            4,575

            3,567

28.3%

Total Beetle

               1,359

                1,528

-11.1%

              10,180

                8,301

22.6%

Eos*

n/a  

                   n/a  

n/a

                   1

               387

-99.7%

Passat

            5,143

             6,549

-21.5%

          40,280

          39,362

2.3%

CC

                 95

                193

-50.8%

            1,014

            1,874

-45.9%

Tiguan

            1,484

             3,379

-56.1%

          18,449

          23,935

-22.9%

2018 Tiguan

               593

                   n/a  

          n/a

               593

n/a

          n/a

Touareg

               475

                308

54.2%

            2,105

            2,511

-16.2%

Atlas

            1,306

n/a

          n/a

            5,329

n/a

          n/a

TOTAL

               27,091

                28,758

-5.8%

            188,329

            177,772

5.9%

*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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