Volkswagen dealers delivered 30,313 new vehicles in the Unites States in October 2014, up 7.76 percent from October 2013. The automaker says that momentum of the all-new Golf family was largely responsible for the sales increase, which is its first in 2014 calendar year in the United States.
“Thanks to the refreshed Jetta and the all-new 2015 Golf and Golf GTI attracting customers and enthusiasts, we are pleased to see increased traffic in our showrooms,” said Mark McNabb, chief operating officer, Volkswagen of America.
Joining the Golf family, the fully electric 2015 e-Golf goes on sale at participating dealerships in select states starting in early November.
October sales highlights (vs. October 2013, except as noted):
- Golf model sales grew 81 percent in October to 2,351 units of the Golf and 1,724 units of the Golf GTI
- Refreshed for the 2015 model year, Jetta sales totaled 13,372 units in October, a 24.7 increase
- Last month, Volkswagen rolled out the Beetle Classic edition, which features a vintage-inspired interior and exterior. With the addition of the new trim, the Beetle delivered 1,941 units in October
- The Chattanooga-built Passat delivered 6,513 units, down 10.26 percent
- Touareg sales were up 5.28 percent to 578 units, 352 of which were Clean Diesel TDI, amounting to 60.9 percent of the model’s total sales
- Tiguan delivered 1,803 units, down 16 percent
- High-mileage, TDI Clean Diesel models accounted for 5,513 sales, representing 18.2 percent of sales in October; year-to-date TDI sales were 68,612, representing 22.8 percent of sales
October 2014 - USA - Volkswagen
|MODEL||OCT14/OCT13||OCTOBER 2014||OCTOBER 2013||OCT14 YTD/OCT13 YTD||OCTOBER 2014 YTD||OCTOBER 2013 YTD|
|TOTAL GOLF/GTI/GOLF R||+81.24||4,076||2,249||-5.81||25,277||26,836|