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May 2016: Volkswagen of America

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Volkswagen of America Reports May 2016 Sales Results
 
Jun 1, 2016
  • May sales totaled 23,584 units
  • Best ever May for Tiguan, with 4,394 units, a 42.7  percent increase
  • Best ever May for Golf R, with 433 units, a 38.8 percent increase
Herndon, VA — (June 1, 2016) Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 23,584 units delivered in May 2016.  
 
The Tiguan produced the best May results on record for the vehicle with 4,394 vehicles delivered, a 42.7 percent increase over May 2015. 
 
“We continue to be impressed with the performance of the Tiguan in such a competitive segment,” said Mark McNabb, chief operating officer, Volkswagen of America.
 
In May, the Chattanooga-built Passat delivered 7,129 units. The manufacturing facility is in preparation for an all-new midsize SUV which is expected to start production by the end of 2016. Last month Volkswagen Chattanooga reached an early milestone with the completion of the first assembled metal test body for the upcoming vehicle.
 
 

May 16

May 15

Yr/Yr% change

May 16  YTD

May 15 YTD

Yr/Yr% change

Golf

            1,013

             1,972

-48.6%

            5,059

            9,270

-45.4%

GTI

            1,735

             1,826

-5.0%

            8,820

            9,485

-7.0%

Golf R

               433

                312

38.8%

            2,284

            1,479

54.4%

e-Golf

               269

                410

-34.4%

            1,207

            1,225

-1.5%

Golf SportWagen

            1,025

             1,788

-42.7%

            4,346

            3,120

39.3%

Total Golf Family

                 4,475

                  6,308

-29.1%

               21,716

              24,579

-11.6%

Jetta Sedan

          10,943

           12,650

-13.5%

          49,659

          53,634

-7.4%

Jetta SportWagen    *   
(now Golf SportWagen)

                   2

                225

-99.1%

                   3

            2,304

-99.9%

Total Jetta

               10,945

                12,875

-15.0%

               49,662

              55,938

-11.2%

Beetle Coupe

               587

             1,330

-55.9%

            3,070

            6,054

-49.3%

Beetle Convertible

               591

             1,355

-56.4%

            2,598

            4,755

-45.4%

Total Beetle

                 1,178

                  2,685

-56.1%

                 5,668

              10,809

-47.6%

Eos

                   6

                349

-98.3%

               387

            1,088

-64.4%

Passat

            7,129

             8,180

-12.8%

          26,821

          35,211

-23.8%

CC

               292

                582

-49.8%

            1,513

            2,559

-40.9%

Tiguan

            4,394

             3,079

42.7%

          17,490

          11,073

58.0%

Touareg

               360

                700

-48.6%

            1,948

            2,749

-29.1%

TOTAL

               28,779

                34,758

-17.20%

            125,205

            144,006

-13.06%

 

 

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:puke: that is some seriously ugly sales declines, but at least sales in 2017 will look very bright for VW! :P

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