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I will try my best to provide detailed info on various cars and what is like to live with them, I have already produced a few for Jaguar-car-forums, I will do my best to be unbiased, but it will be hard for some cars. I will re-produce press releases and copy from other motoring news.

Saturday, 4 June 2016

USA SALES MAY - Volkswagen suffers a huge decrease in sales for the month, when will this all end ?

  • May sales totaled 28,779 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
Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 28,779 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 2016 Sales

May 16May 15Yr/Yr% changeMay 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                31238.8%            2,284            1,47954.4%
e-Golf               269                410-34.4%            1,207            1,225-1.5%
Golf SportWagen            1,025             1,788-42.7%            4,346            3,12039.3%
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             3,07942.7%          17,490          11,07358.0%
Touareg               360                700-48.6%            1,948            2,749-29.1%
TOTAL               28,779                34,758-17.20%            125,205            144,006-13.06%