Jaguar Land Rover Reports Us Sales For April 2017 By: Land Rover
•Best ever Jaguar Land Rover U.S. April sales month
•Best ever April sales month for Jaguar F-TYPE
•Jaguar F-PACE, winner of two 2017 World Car of the Year Awards, volume leader for the month
•Best ever April sales month for Land Rover Discovery Sport
•Second Best Land Rover April sales month driven by strong performance of Range Rover Evoque
(MAHWAH, NJ) – May 2, 2017
-- Jaguar Land Rover North America, today reported April 2017 U.S. sales: Jaguar sales were 3,230 units, a 197 percent increase from 1,087 units in April 2016; Land Rover sales increased slightly to 5,211 units; Jaguar Land Rover April U.S. sales for both brands hit 8,441 units, a 35 percent increase from 6,275 units in April 2016; making it the best ever Jaguar Land Rover April sales month (previous best was 8,216 units in 2002). Year to date, Jaguar Land Rover is up 24 percent in the United States.
'We are thrilled to have had a record-setting April sales month for Jaguar Land Rover based on a strong product offering and our dedicated retailer network, said Joe Eberhardt, President and CEO, Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC. 'The Jaguar F-TYPE and Land Rover Discovery Sport had an outstanding sales month and continue to contribute to the brands' growing sales momentum.'
U.S. BRAND HIGHLIGHTS
For the month of April, Land Rover sales hit 5,211 units sold, the second best ever April retail month for the brand, despite the runout of the Land Rover LR4 (April 2014 holds the record for best sales month ever). The new Discovery seven-passenger SUV goes on sale this spring. The Discovery Sport had its best ever April sales month with 928 units sold.
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For the month of April, the Range Rover Sport was the volume leader hitting 1,785 units sold.
Range Rover hit 1,437 sales, up 26 percent. The Range Rover Evoque hit 1,030 sales, up 95 percent. The all-new Range Rover Velar, which was introduced in the U.S. at the New York Auto Show, goes on sale later this summer.
The 2017 Land Rover model line-up features five models: The all-new Discovery, which replaces the LR4, features a radical new design language for the full-size, optional seven passenger SUV and all-new levels of refinement, passenger technology and driver assistance options. The Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque continue steadfast, both powered by 240-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter engines. The Range Rover and Range Rover Sport model lines expand for 2017 each with a new model. Replacing the limited edition HST model in the Range Rover Sport line-up, the Range Rover Sport HSE Dynamic features a 380-hp supercharged V6 engine, dynamic body trim appointments and black trim finishes. Within the full-size Range Rover line-up, Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations has introduced the SVAutobiography Dynamic. Based off of the long wheelbase SVAutobiography, the SVAutobiography Dynamic offers a driver focused experience through a standard wheelbase, suspension and chassis tuning and a lowered ride height. Both Range Rover model lines feature five powertrain options – a 340-hp supercharged V6, a 380-hp supercharged V6, a 510-hp supercharged V8, a 550-hp supercharged V8 and a new 254-hp turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 diesel.
For the month of April, Jaguar sales were 3,230 units, a 197 percent increase from 1,087 units in April 2016; making it the best April Jaguar sales month since 2004.
The Jaguar F-PACE hit 1,377 units sold, making it the brand's volume leader for the month. The Jaguar F-PACE recently won two titles at the 2017 World Car Awards – World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year. The XE hit 742 units sold.
The Jaguar F-TYPE had its best April sales month ever with 406 units sold. To mark the introduction of the new 18 MY F-TYPE range, at this years' New York Auto Show Jaguar debuted an exclusive 400 SPORT special edition model.
Jaguar launched two new entry luxury vehicles in 2016: the 2017 XE compact luxury sedan, starting at $34,900(1), and the 2017 F-PACE compact luxury SUV, starting at $40,990.(1) Competitively priced within their respective segments, these two new models appeal to an all-new segment of buyers for the brand. The XE is available with two gasoline engines, a 240-hp turbocharged four-cylinder and a 340-hp supercharged V6. The F-PACE is available with the same 340-hp supercharged V6, as well as a 380-hp supercharged V6 in the 'S' model. Both vehicles are available with a 180-hp turbocharged diesel engine, which returns 42mpg highway(2) on Jaguar XE models and 33mpg highway(2) on F-PACE models.
The Jaguar XF is now offered with three available powertrains, two supercharged V6 powertrains producing 340- and 380-hp and a 180-hp turbocharged four-cylinder diesel offering an EPA certified 42mpg highway. (2) The 2017 Jaguar XJ retains its position within the Jaguar line-up as the pinnacle in luxury for the brand. It continues to be available with three powertrain options – a 340-hp supercharged V6, a 470-hp supercharged V8 and a 550-hp supercharged V8 – is offered in both standard and long wheelbase lengths in both rear- and all-wheel drive configurations. For 2017, the Jaguar F-TYPE offers buyers with an all-new derivative in the F-TYPE SVR. Powered by the brand's proven supercharged V8 engine, the F-TYPE SVR has been further enhanced to offer 575-hp and 516-lb. ft. of torque enabling a top speed of 200mph (4)(5) and a 0-60mph time of 3.5 seconds. (4)
All new Jaguar models come standard with Jaguar EliteCare, an ownership package with class-leading five-years or 60,000-mile warranty, complimentary scheduled maintenance coverage, roadside assistance and Jaguar InControl® Protect & Remote™. (3)
(1) All prices shown are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Excludes $995 destination/handling charge, tax, title, license, and retailer fees, all due at signing, and optional equipment. Retailer price, terms and vehicle availability may vary. See your local authorized Jaguar or Land Rover Retailer for details.
(2) EPA estimates the diesel powertrain on the F-PACE will offer 26mpg city/ 33mpg highway. EPA estimates the diesel powertrain on the XE will offer 32mpg city/ 42mpg highway. EPA estimates 31mpg city/ 42mpg highway for the diesel XF. Actual mileage may vary.
(3) Class is cars sold by luxury automobile brands and claim is based on total package of warranty, maintenance and other coverage programs. For complete details regarding Jaguar EliteCare coverage, please visit JAGUARUSA.COM, call 1.800.4.JAGUAR or visit your local Jaguar Retailer.
(4) Always follow local speed limits.
(5) F-TYPE SVR Coupe top speed is 200mph. F-TYPE SVR Convertible top speed is 195mph.