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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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        Mar. 19
      Mar. 18
      Yr/Yr% 
      change
      Mar. 19 YTD
      Mar. 18 YTD
      Yr/Yr% 
      change
       Golf
       865 
       913 
      -5.3% 
       1,387 
       1,913 
      -27% 
       GTI
       1,406 
       1,821 
      -23% 
       3,590 
       5,126 
      -30% 
       Golf R
       89 
       346 
      -74% 
       144 
       349 
      -59% 
       e-Golf
       581 
       164 
      254% 
       863 
       540 
      60% 
       Golf SportWagen
       1,001 
       1,626 
      -38% 
       1,802 
       4,084 
      -56% 
       Total Golf Family
      3,942 
       4,870 
      -19% 
       7,786 
       12,012 
      -35% 
       Jetta Sedan
      9,105 
       5,512 
      65% 
       23,089 
       14,610 
      58% 
       Jetta SportWagen      
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      N/A 
      15 
                N/A 
      N/A 
      40 
      N/A 
       Total Jetta
      9,105 
       5,527 
      65% 
       23,089 
       14,650 
      58% 
       Beetle Coupe
      1,151 
       1,155 
      -0.3% 
       2,531 
       2,516 
      0.60% 
       Beetle  Convertible
      876 
       604 
      45% 
       1,924 
       1,362 
      41% 
       Total Beetle
      2,027 
       1,759 
      15% 
       4,455 
       3,878 
      15% 
       Passat
      2,762 
       4,292 
      -36% 
       7,758 
       9,762 
      -21% 
       CC

       57 
      -84% 
       22 
       152 
      -86% 
       Tiguan Limited
      42 
       1,441 
      -97% 
       164 
       5,330 
      -97% 
       Tiguan
       11,805 
       8,276 
      43% 
       26,533 
       22,098 
      20% 
       Total Tiguan
      11,847 
      9,717 
      22% 
      26,697 
      27,428 
      -2.7% 
       Touareg
       19 
       263 
      -93% 
       86 
       938 
      -91% 
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       7,381 
       6,063 
      22% 
       15,979 
       15,132 
      5.6% 
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      16,505 
      8.1% 
      43,110 
      40,454 
      6.6% 
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      16,043 
      20% 
      42,762 
      43,498 
      -1.70% 
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      32,548 
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      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, e-Golf, Golf, Golf Alltrack, Golf GTI, Golf R, Golf SportWagen, Jetta, Passat, and Tiguan 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. Notes: This press release and images are available at media.vw.com.
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