SOURCE: Volkswagen of America

Volkswagen of America

July 01, 2015 11:08 ET

Volkswagen of America Reports June Sales Gaining 5.6 Percent Over 2014

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwired - July 01, 2015) -

  • June sales total 30,436 units, a 5.6 percent increase over June 2014
  • The all-new Golf family of vehicles delivered 6,145 units, a 143 percent increase, the best June for Golf since 2000
  • Golf delivered 1,967 units for the month, a 227.8 percent increase
  • Jetta sedan delivered 10,944 units, a 8.3 percent increase
  • Tiguan delivered 2,604 units, a 7.8 percent increase
  • High-mileage, TDI® Clean Diesel models accounted for 24 percent of sales in June - the highest TDI mix since April 2014

Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 30,436 units delivered in June 2015.

The all-new Golf family of vehicles continued to find success in the market. In June, Golf family sales totaled 6,145 units.

"We continue to see strong results from the Golf family, delivering the best June in 15 years. Diesel also proved its strength this month with more than 24 percent of our sales," said Mark McNabb, chief operating officer, Volkswagen of America.

The Chattanooga-built Passat totaled 6,984 units delivered for the month. Volkswagen recently introduced the value laden Limited Edition model, which has a starting MSRP of $23,995.

The Jetta, which was refreshed for the 2015 model year and has a suite of available driver assistance features, continued to show its strength as a core model, with 10,944 units delivered, an 8.3 percent increase over the previous June. This month Volkswagen unveiled the latest model, the 2016 Jetta GLI, the performance version of its best-selling car. The newest edition of the GLI offers new infotainment features as well as a bold, sporty look for the 2016 model year and will hit showrooms later this summer.

The Touareg, refreshed for 2015, delivered 561 units: 328 of these were TDI® Clean Diesel models, amounting to 58.5 percent of its sales. The Tiguan delivered 2,604 units, marking a 7.8 percent increase over the previous June.

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June 2015 Sales

                    
    June 15  June 14  Yr/Yr% change  June 15 YTD  June 14 YTD  Yr/Yr% change
 Golf  1,967  600  227.8%  11,237  4,683  140.0%
 GTI  1,820  1,927  -5.6%  11,305  6,771  67.0%
 Golf R  192  1  19100.0%  1,671  15  11040.0%
 e-Golf  293  -  N/A  1,518  -  N/A
 Golf SportWagen  1,873  -  N/A  4,993  -  N/A
 Total Golf Family  6,145  2,528  143.1%  30,724  11,469  167.9%
 Jetta Sedan  10,944  10,102  8.3%  64,578  65,748  -1.8%
 Jetta SportWagen (now Golf SportWagen)  136  1,988  -93.2%  2,440  10,559  -76.9%
 Total Jetta  11,080  12,090  -8.4%  67,018  76,307  -12.2%
 Beetle Coupe  1,231  1,292  -4.7%  7,285  9,240  -21.2%
 Beetle Convertible  1,051  1,293  -18.7%  5,806  6,888  -15.7%
 Total Beetle  2,282  2,585  -11.7%  13,091  16,128  -18.8%
 Eos  258  409  -36.9%  1,346  1,949  -30.9%
 Passat  6,984  7,222  -3.3%  42,195  49,775  -15.2%
 CC  522  1,003  -48.0%  3,081  5,953  -48.2%
 Tiguan  2,604  2,416  7.8%  13,677  13,174  3.8%
 Touareg  561  573  -2.1%  3,310  3,287  0.7%
 Routan  -  1  -100.0%  -  1,102  -100.0%
 TOTAL  30,436  28,827  5.58%  174,442  179,144  -2.62%
              

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 Beetle, Beetle Convertible, CC, Eos, e-Golf, Golf, Golf GTI, Golf R, Golf SportWagen, Jetta, Passat, Tiguan and Touareg vehicles through approximately 652 independent U.S. dealers. Visit Volkswagen of America online at www.vw.com or media.vw.com to learn more.

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