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

  • 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 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

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