VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS DECEMBER AND 2017 YEAR-END SALES RESULTS

Jan 3, 2018

-339,676 units delivered marks a 5.2 percent increase over 2016-

Herndon, VA — (January 3, 2018) Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 30,281 units delivered in December 2017 and 339,676 total sales for 2017. This marks a year-to-date increase of 5.2 percent over 2016 and an 18.7 percent decrease over December 2016.

December 2017 highlights include:

  • As the company expands its model lineup to include more family-friendly SUVs, SUV sales attributed more than 48 percent of the vehicles delivered.
  • Sales of the Chattanooga-built Atlas totaled 6,070 units delivered, the best month ever for the vehicle.
  • Sales of the 2018 Tiguan and Tiguan Limited totaled 8,061 units delivered.


Calendar year 2017 highlights include:

  • The Golf family continues to be an important part of the Volkswagen lineup. Sales of the family, driven by the addition of the all-wheel drive SportWagen Alltrack, increased by 11.8 percent over 2016.
  • SUV sales attributed for 23 percent of sales in 2017, which include the all-new Atlas and 2018 Tiguan.


December News Highlights

VOLKSWAGEN RELEASES SKETCHES OF THE ALL-NEW 2019 JETTA, AHEAD OF ITS DETROIT SHOW DEBUT
NEWSROOM: VW RE-TEAMS WITH PSIA-AASI AND ARTIST MIMI KVINGE IN A UNIQUE EFFORT
NEWSROOM: VOLKSWAGEN CAR-NET, THE APP THAT DOES ALL THAT

 

 

December 2017 Sales

 

December 17

December 16

Yr/Yr%
change

December 17  YTD

December 16 YTD

Yr/Yr%
change

Golf

 775

 1,870

-58.6%

 13,552

 13,764

-1.5%

GTI

 1,912

 2,777

-31.1%

 22,486

 23,934

-6.0%

Golf R

 6

 546

-98.9%

 2,706

 4,493

-39.8%

e-Golf

 343

 443

-22.6%

 3,534

 3,937

-10.2%

Golf SportWagen

 1,493

 3,332

-55.2%

 26,700

 15,559

71.6%

Total Golf Family

 4,529

 8,968

-49.5%

 68,978

 61,687

11.8%

Jetta Sedan

 7,233

 13,079

-44.7%

 115,808

 121,102

-4.4%

Jetta SportWagen      
(now Golf SportWagen)

N/A

N/A

          N/A

N/A

 5

-120.0%

Total Jetta

 7,233

 13,079

-44.7%

 115,807

 121,107

-4.4%

Beetle Coupe

 582

 1,092

-46.7%

 8,627

 9,830

-12.2%

Beetle Convertible

 253

 504

-49.8%

 6,539

 5,837

12.0%

Total Beetle

 835

 1,596

-47.7%

 15,166

 15,667

-3.2%

Eos*

N/A

N/A

          N/A

 1

 387

-99.7%

Passat

 3,015

 7,241

-58.4%

 60,722

 73,002

-16.8%

CC

 54

 374

-85.6%

 1,355

 3,237

-58.1%

Tiguan

 2,291

 5,575

-58.9%

 25,960

 43,638

-40.5%

2018 Tiguan

 5,770

 N/A  

          N/A

 21,023

N/A

          N/A

Touareg

 484

 396

22.2%

 3,545

 4,223

-16.1%

Atlas

 6,070

N/A

N/A

 27,119

N/A

          N/A

TOTAL

 30,281

 37,229

-18.7%

 339,676

 322,948

5.2%

*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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