VW delivered 32,548 units last month (+17.8% vs. last March). Its best seller: Tiguan (8,276) followed by Atlas (6,063), Jetta (5,527, -43%) and Passat (4,292, -31.5%). For the first quarter 2018, light trucks comprised more than 50% of VW’s U.S. sales vs. 14.4% last year.
Audi Posts March Sales Up 7.4%
Audi delivered 20,090 units. Its top sellers: the Q5 (5,473, +25%), A4 (3,296, -19%), Q7 (3,061, +15%) and A5 (2587, +284%).
VW Announces 2019 Jetta Pricing
The Jetta S with six-speed manual transmission and 147-hp, 1.4-liter direct-injection engine starts at $18,545. Add $850 destination to VW’s prices. An eight-speed automatic version is $19,345. LED headlamps, 16-inch alloy wheels, electronic parking brake, Bluetooth, USB port, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard. An extra $450 fetches a driver assist package with forward collision warning, autonomous braking and rear traffic alert. Seats are cloth covered.
The SE ($22,155) has an automatic transmission, driver assist package, sunroof, automatic climate, push-button start, leather-wrapped steering wheel and leatherette seats. A $495 winter package adds heated steering wheel, heated front and rear seats plus remote start.
R-Line ($22,995) introduces 17-inch wheels, sporty trim and XDS electronic differential.
SEL ($24,415) nets ambient interior lighting, and an eight-inch touchscreen media interface.
SEL Premium ($26,945) adds leather seating.
Last Edit: Apr 6, 2018 8:39:27 GMT -6 by VWCA_Adman