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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, 15 April 2017

USA SALES MARCH - VOLKSWAGEN - The tide has turned with sales growing again.

  • March sales totaled 27,635 units, an increase of 2.7 percent over March 2016
  • Golf SportWagen sales (which includes the all-new Alltrack) totaled 2,461 units, an increase of 154.2 percent over March 2016, resulting in the best March for the Golf SportWagen on record
  • The Golf GTI delivered its best March on record with 2,010 vehicles sold
  • Sales of the Chattanooga-built Passat rose 2.8 percent over March 2016 to 6,266 units
Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 27,635 units delivered in March 2017, a 2.7 percent increase over March 2016. With 76,290 units delivered year-to-date in 2017, the company is reporting an increase of 10.1 percent in year-over-year sales.
The Golf family delivered 6,369 units, for an increase of 41.7 percent. The GTI, Golf R, e-Golf and Golf SportWagen each delivered their best March on record, continuing their success of the previous month.

March 2017 Sales
March 17
March 16
Yr/Yr% change
March 17 YTD
March 16 YTD
Yr/Yr% change
Golf
1,035
1,069
-3.2%
3,342
2,942
13.6%
GTI
2,010
1,968
2.1%
5,605
5,097
10.0%
Golf R
521
404
29.0%
1,461
1,173
24.6%
e-Golf
342
86
297.7%
967
612
58.0%
Golf SportWagen
2,461
968
154.2%
6,602
2,309
185.9%
Total Golf Family
 6,369
4,495
41.7%
17,977
12,133
48.2%
Jetta Sedan
9,700
10,472
-7.4%
24,563
28,022
-12.3%
Jetta SportWagen(now Golf SportWagen)
-
(1)
-100.0%
-
1
-100.0%
Total Jetta
9,700
10,471
-7.4%
24,563
28,023
-12.3%
Beetle Coupe
780
786
-0.8%
2,364
2,003
18.0%
Beetle Convertible
717
682
5.1%
1,544
1,316
17.3%
Total Beetle
1,497
1,468
2.0%
3,908
3,319
17.7%
Eos*
-
109
-100.0%
-
342
-100.0%
Passat
6,266
6,097
2.8%
18,267
14,063
29.9%
CC
216
361
-40.2%
562
991
-43.3%
Tiguan
3,270
3,519
-7.1%
10,211
9,292
9.9%
Touareg
317
394
-19.5%
802
1,151
-30.3%
TOTAL
27,635
26,914
2.68%
76,290
69,314
10.06%
*Eos production ended in July 2015