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VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS OCTOBER 2017 SALES RESULTS

Nov 1, 2017

  • Sales totaled 27,732 units, an increase of 11.9 percent over October 2016
  • Year-to-date sales totaled 280,188, an increase of 9.4 percent
  • Sales of the Chattanooga-built 2018 Atlas totaled 3,664 units
  • Sales of the all-new 2018 Tiguan totaled 3,848 units

Herndon, VA — (November 1, 2017) Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 27,732 units delivered in October 2017, an 11.9 percent increase over October 2016. With 280,188 units delivered year-to-date in 2017, the company is reporting an increase of 9.4 percent in year-over-year sales.

As Volkswagen shifts its lineup to offer more family-friendly SUVs, the results are reflected in October’s sales as   
SUVs accounted for more than 32 percent of total volume for the Volkswagen brand. The Chattanooga-built Atlas delivered 3,664 units, while the 2018 Tiguan delivered 3,848 units.

Sales of the core Jetta model were impressive, with 9,217 units delivered, an increase of 14.2 percent. This marks the best October for the Jetta since 2014.

October News Highlights

PRESS RELEASE:  VOLKSWAGEN ATLAS NAMED CARS.COM'S "BEST 3-ROW SUV OF 2017"
PRESS RELEASE:
 2018 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN EARNS 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK RATING
PRESS RELEASE:  VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA FOUNDATION DONATES $300,000 TO SUPPORT HURRICANE DISASTER RELIEF
PRESS RELEASE:  VOLKSWAGEN MARKS 50 YEARS OF BAJA DESERT RACING




October 2017 Sales

 

October 17

October 16

Yr/Yr%
change

October 17
YTD

October 16
YTD

Yr/Yr%
change

Golf

               857

           1,005

-14.7%

          11,994

          10,554

13.6%

GTI

            2,006

           1,754

14.4%

          18,820

          18,941

-0.6%

Golf R

                 31

              395

-92.2%

            2,686

            3,498

-23.2%

e-Golf

               203

              407

-50.1%

            2,902

            3,189

-9.0%

Golf SportWagen

            1,600

           1,576

1.5%

          23,771

          10,053

136.5%

Total Golf Family

                 4,697

               5,137

-8.6%

               60,173

              46,235

30.1%

Jetta Sedan

            9,217

           8,068

14.2%

        100,213

          97,811

2.5%

Jetta SportWagen      
(now Golf SportWagen)

                 N/A  

                N/A  

          N/A

N/A

                   5

-120.0%

Total Jetta

                 9,217

               8,068

14.2%

            100,212

              97,816

2.4%

Beetle Coupe

               489

              984

-50.3%

            7,361

            7,823

-5.9%

Beetle Convertible

               307

              523

-41.3%

            5,904

            4,845

21.9%

Total Beetle

                    796

               1,507

-47.2%

               13,265

              12,668

4.7%

Eos*

                 N/A  

                N/A  

          N/A

                   1

               387

-99.7%

Passat

            3,937

           6,234

-36.8%

          54,567

          59,320

-8.0%

CC

                 58

              240

-75.8%

            1,240

            2,595

-52.2%

Tiguan

            1,263

           3,322

-62.0%

          21,943

          33,547

-34.6%

2018 Tiguan

            3,848

                N/A

          N/A

          10,032

N/A

          N/A

Touareg

               252

              271

-7.0%

            2,860

            3,479

-17.8%

Atlas

            3,664

N/A

          N/A

          15,895

N/A

          N/A

TOTAL

               27,732

             24,779

11.9%

            280,188

            256,047

9.43%

*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, Tiguan Limited and Touareg vehicles through more than 650 independent U.S. dealers. Visit Volkswagen of America online at www.vw.com or media.vw.com to learn more.

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