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June 2016: Volkswagen of America

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Volkswagen of America Reports June 2016 Sales Results
  • June sales totaled 23,809 units
  • Best ever June for Tiguan, with 3,066  units, a 17.7 percent increase
  • Best ever June for GTI, with 2,032 units, a 11.6 percent increase
Herndon, VA — (July 1, 2016) Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 23,809 units delivered in June 2016.  
 
The Tiguan produced the best June results on record for the vehicle with 3,066 vehicles delivered, a 17.7 percent increase over June 2015. 
 
“The Tiguan continues to maintain a solid pace and bring activity into showrooms, posting the best June ever for the vehicle,” said Mark McNabb, chief operating officer, Volkswagen of America. “We are also pleased to see the GTI deliver a strong performance with the best June ever.“
 
In June, the Chattanooga-built Passat delivered 5,992 units. The manufacturing facility is in preparation for an all-new midsize SUV which is expected to start production by the end of 2016.
 
June also marked the first full month of sales for the Beetle Dune. The Beetle Dune features more rugged exterior styling, interior enhancements, and a raised ride height over regular Beetle models. The Dune is equipped with the 1.8-liter TSI® engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. Later this year, a Dune Convertible will also hit showrooms.
 

June 2016 Sales

 

June 16

June 15

Yr/Yr% change

June 16  YTD

June 15 YTD

Yr/Yr% change

Golf

            1,021

             1,967

-48.1%

            6,080

          11,237

-45.9%

GTI

            2,032

             1,820

11.6%

          10,852

          11,305

-4.0%

Golf R

               286

                192

49.0%

            2,570

            1,671

53.8%

e-Golf

               248

                293

-15.4%

            1,455

            1,518

-4.2%

Golf SportWagen

            1,019

             1,873

-45.6%

            5,365

            4,993

7.5%

Total Golf Family

                 4,606

                  6,145

-25.0%

               26,322

              30,724

-14.3%

Jetta Sedan

            8,616

           10,944

-21.3%

          58,275

          64,578

-9.8%

Jetta SportWagen    *   
(now Golf SportWagen)

                   1

                136

-99.3%

                   4

            2,440

-99.8%

Total Jetta

                 8,617

                11,080

-22.2%

               58,279

              67,018

-13.0%

Beetle Coupe

               613

             1,231

-50.2%

            3,683

            7,285

-49.4%

Beetle Convertible

               492

             1,051

-53.2%

            3,090

            5,806

-46.8%

Total Beetle

                 1,105

                  2,282

-51.6%

                 6,773

              13,091

-48.3%

Eos

                  -  

                258

-100.0%

               387

            1,346

-71.2%

Passat

            5,992

             6,984

-14.2%

          32,813

          42,195

-22.2%

CC

               168

                522

-67.8%

            1,681

            3,081

-45.4%

Tiguan

            3,066

             2,604

17.7%

          20,556

          13,677

50.3%

Touareg

               255

                561

-54.5%

            2,203

            3,310

-33.4%

TOTAL

               23,809

                30,436

-21.77%

            149,014

            174,442

-14.58%

 

 

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