VOLKSWAGEN REPORTS DECEMBER 2014 SALES AND 2014 YEAR-END RESULTS
- December sales totaled 34,058 units, 2014 sales closed at 366,970 -
◾Jetta sedan sales totaled 14,572 units in December, a 6.2 percent increase over the previous December; 141,354 units were delivered in 2014
◾Golf family sales totaled 4,405 units in December, and 33,675 units for 2014
◾Chattanooga-built Passat sold 8,257 units in December; 96,649 units for 2014
Herndon, VA (January 5, 2015)
— Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported 34,058 units delivered in December, with 366,970 units delivered in 2014.
'In 2014 Volkswagen of America enhanced the lineup of German-engineered vehicles with an all-new, award-winning Golf family, a refreshed Jetta and most recently a refined Touareg,' said Mark McNabb, chief operating officer, Volkswagen of America. 'As we kick off 2015, we are encouraged that the vehicles have been well received by both the automotive press and our dealers.'
Volkswagen celebrated 40 years of the Golf in 2014 and brought to market an award winning all-new Golf family. The Golf family of vehicles, which includes the Golf 1.8T, Golf TDI® Clean Diesel, Golf GTI and e-Golf, racked up an impressive roster of accolades. The Golf family won the 2015 Motor Trend Car of the Year and Green Car Reports Car of the Year, while the Golf GTI brought home coveted awards such as Autoweek's 'Best of the Best' award and Yahoo Auto's Car of the Year. In December, Golf family sales totaled 4,405 units, marking a 137.9 percent increase; for 2014 overall, Golf sold 33,675 units, an 8.9 percent increase for the year. This marks the best December on record for the Golf family.
The Jetta sedan, refreshed for the 2015 model year, delivered 14,572 units in December, a 6.2 increase over the previous December, and 141,354 units for the year.
The Chattanooga-built Passat totaled 8,257 units delivered in December and 96,649 units for the year.
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Volkswagen's high-mileage, TDI® Clean Diesel models totaled 79,422 units for the year, accounting for 21.6 percent of sales in 2014. In December, 5,348 units were sold, 15.7 percent of sales.
◾Volkswagen Announces Details of 2015 Golf R Pre-Order (Dec. 19, 2014)
◾The 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI Wins Autoweek's 'Best of the Best'/Car Award (Dec. 16, 2014)
◾Volkswagen's Turbocharged 1.8-Liter Engine Named to '2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines' List (Dec. 10, 2014)
Additional 2014 Highlights
◾The Volkswagen Golf Family is Named Motor Trend 2015 Car of the Year (Nov. 13, 2014)
◾2015 Volkswagen Golf Family Wins Green Car Reports' 'Best Car to Buy 2015' Award (Nov. 10, 2014)
◾Volkswagen e-Golf Raises Money to Benefit Global Green USA (Nov. 4, 2014)
◾2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Recognized as Most Efficient Car in Compact EV Class (Oct. 23, 2014)
◾2015 Volkswagen Jetta Earns Top Safety Pick+ Rating From IIHS (Sept. 18, 2014)
◾2015 Volkswagen Jetta: Volkswagen's Best-selling Sedan, Refined (Aug. 27, 2014)
◾Volkswagen Takes Holistic Approach To E-Mobility With Launch For Ultra Low Carbon Car (Aug. 5, 2014)
◾2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI Wins Cars.Com/USA Today/Motorweek 'Cheap Speed Challenge' (July 28, 2014)
◾Model Year 2015: New Golf Family, Redesigned Jetta, And New TDI® Clean Diesel Engine Head The Changes (July 22, 2014)
◾New Midsize SUV From Volkswagen To Be Produced In Chattanooga (July 14, 2014)
◾Volkswagen Golf And Golf GTI Models Earn Top Safety Pick+ Rating From IIHS (June 3, 2014)
◾2015 Volkswagen Golf: The Best Hatchback Just Got Even Better (May 12, 2014)
◾2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI: The Icon Reinvented (May 12, 2014)
◾ Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen Makes its North American Debut at the New York Auto Show (April 11, 2014)
◾2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI Named To '2014 Ward's 10 Best Interiors' List (April 10, 2014)
◾Volkswagen Group of America Releases 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report (Mar. 12, 2014)
◾Volkswagen Enters Global Rallycross with the Beetle and Andretti Autosport (Feb. 6, 2014)