• May sales total 34,758 units
  • The all-new Golf family of vehicles delivered  6,308 units, a 252  percent increase, the best May since 2000 
  • The Golf GTI delivered 1,826 units, a 65 percent increase 
  • Golf delivered 1,972 units for the month, a 188 percent increase 
  • e-Golf delivered 410 units, the best month ever for the vehicle
  • Jetta sedan delivered 12,650 units, a 5 percent increase
  • Tiguan delivered 3,079 units, a 16 percent increase
  • High-mileage, TDI® Clean Diesel models accounted for 22.7  percent of sales in May – the highest TDI Mix since August 2014
Herndon, VA (June 2, 2015) — Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 34,758 units delivered in May 2015.

The all-new Golf family of vehicles continued to find success in the market.  In May, Golf family sales totaled 6,308 units, marking the best May for the Golf family since 2000. The e-Golf delivered 410 units for the month, the best month ever for the vehicle.

“We are encouraged by the performance of the Golf family, delivering the best May in 15 years. We are happy to see the full-lineup delivering success, whether it’s the all-electric e-Golf, the TDI Clean Diesel models, the new SportWagen and the performance driven Golf R,” said Mark McNabb, chief operating officer, Volkswagen of America.

The Chattanooga-built Passat totaled 8,180 units delivered for the month. Volkswagen recently introduced the value laden  Limited Edition model, which has a starting MSRP of $23,995.

Expansion of the Chattanooga plant is underway;  a recent study  estimates the expansion and addition of the upcoming midsize SUV could result in an impact of 9,800 jobs and $370 million to the Tennessee economy.

The Jetta, which was refreshed for the 2015 model year and has a suite of available driver assistance features, continued to show its strength as a core model, with 12,650 units delivered, a 5 percent increase over the previous May.

The Touareg, refreshed for 2015, delivered 700 units: 348 of these were TDI® Clean Diesel models, amounting to 50 percent of its sales. The Tiguan delivered 3,079 units, marking a 16.2 percent increase over the previous May.

May 2015 Sales

May 15 

May 14

Yr/Yr% change

May 15  YTD 

May 14 YTD 

Yr/Yr% change
Golf
1,972

685

187.9%

9,270

4,083

127.0%
GTI 
1,826

1,108

64.8%

9,485

4,844

95.8%
Golf R
312

-

N/A

1,479

14

10464.3%
e-Golf
410

-

N/A

1,225

-

N/A
Golf SportWagen
1,788

-

N/A

3,120

-

N/A

Total Golf Family 

6,308

1,793

251.8%

24,579

8,941

174.9%
Jetta Sedan 
12,650

12,049

5.0%

53,634

55,646

-3.6%
Jetta SportWagen       
225

1,866

-87.9%

2,304

8,571

-73.1%

Total Jetta

12,875

13,915

-7.5%

55,938

64,217

-12.9%
Beetle Coupe
1,330

1,461

-9.0%

6,054

7,948

-23.8%
Beetle Convertible
1,355

1,268

6.9%

4,755

5,595

-15.0%

Total Beetle

2,685

2,729

-1.6%

10,809

13,543

-20.2%
Eos 
349

467

-25.3%

1,088

1,540

-29.4%
Passat 
8,180

8,955

-8.7%

35,211

42,553

-17.3%
CC
582

1,030

-43.5%

2,559

4,950

-48.3%
Tiguan
3,079

2,649

16.2%

11,073

10,758

2.9%
Touareg
700

552

26.8%

2,749

2,714

1.3%
Routan
-

73

-100.0%

-

1,101

-100.0%-

TOTAL

34,758

32,163

8.07%

144,006

150,317

-4.2%