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March 2016: Volkswagen of America

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VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS MARCH 2016 SALES RESULTS

  • March sales totaled 26,914 units
  • Tiguan delivered 3,519 units, a 53 percent increase, marking the best March ever for the vehicle.

Herndon, VA — (April 1, 2016) Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 26,914 units delivered in March 2016.  The Tiguan produced the best March results on record for the vehicle with 3,519 vehicles delivered, a 53 percent increase over March 2015.

 

“We are pleased with the continued strong performance of the Tiguan,” said Mark McNabb, chief operating officer, Volkswagen of America. “While overall sales saw a decline for the month, Volkswagen dealers improved in terms of retail business.”

 

In March, Volkswagen debuted the next member of the Golf family with the U.S. production version of the all-wheel-drive Golf Alltrack. The Golf Alltrack, which goes on sale in the Fall as a 2017 model, is based on the Golf SportWagen and includes 4MOTION® all-wheel drive, body cladding, additional ground clearance, and “Off-Road Mode” which adds hill descent control and optimizes traction control. Deliveries of the Golf family totaled 4,495 vehicles in March.

 

March 2016 Sales

 

March 16

March 15

Yr/Yr% change

March 16  YTD

March 15 YTD

Yr/Yr% change

Golf

            1,069

             1,869

-42.8%

            2,942

            5,559

-47.1%

GTI

            1,968

             1,997

-1.5%

            5,097

            5,754

-11.4%

Golf R

               404

                478

-15.5%

            1,173

               840

39.6%

e-Golf

                 86

                195

-55.9%

               612

               506

20.9%

Golf SportWagen

               968

                104

830.8%

            2,309

               104

2120.2%

Total Golf Family

                 4,495

                  4,643

-3.2%

               12,133

              12,763

-4.9%

Jetta Sedan

          10,472

           11,005

-4.8%

          28,022

          29,544

-5.2%

Jetta SportWagen    *   
(now Golf SportWagen)

                  (1)

                578

n/a

                   1

            1,819

n/a

Total Jetta

               10,471

                11,583

-9.6%

               28,023

              31,363

-10.6%

Beetle Coupe

               786

             1,328

-40.8%

            2,003

            3,487

-42.6%

Beetle Convertible

               682

             1,116

-38.9%

            1,316

            2,248

-41.5%

Total Beetle

                 1,468

                  2,444

-39.9%

                 3,319

                5,735

-42.1%

Eos

               109

                213

-48.8%

               342

               487

-29.8%

Passat

            6,097

             7,794

-21.8%

          14,063

          20,408

-31.1%

CC

               361

                513

-29.6%

               991

            1,461

-32.2%

Tiguan

            3,519

             2,300

53.0%

            9,292

            5,592

66.2%

Touareg

               394

                535

-26.4%

            1,151

            1,430

-19.5%

TOTAL

               26,914

                30,025

-10.36%

               69,314

              79,239

-12.53%

 

 

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