Caddy popularity leads Volkswagen to big sales in May

Caddy popularity leads Volkswagen to big sales in May

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles on the up again

Strong demand for the Volkswagen Caddy and T model range has helped Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to a strong May 2017 global sales result.

In total, 204,800 Volkswagen light commercial vehicles were handed over to customers in the month, a figure that’s a full 5.4% up on the same month last year.

The global sales data shows Volkswagen Caddy sales were up 10.3% with 70,900 sales.

While the T model range enjoyed a 6.0% increase in popularity with total sales passing 81,200 in the month.

The Amarok also finished in positive territory with 30,400 deliveries (+2.5%), however the Crafter, which is welcoming the arrival of a new-generation model at present, experienced an 8.9% dip in sales.

Locally, VFACTS data for May shows the Caddy also experienced strong gains here, while the Crafter, Multivan, and Transporter were also leading lights for VW.

  • Volkswagen Amarok 4X2 – 41 (-30.5%)
  • Volkswagen Amarok 4X4 – 713 (-5.1%)
  • Volkswagen Caddy Van – 211 (+17.2%)
  • Volkswagen Crafter – 58 (+31.8%)
  • Volkswagen Multivan – 102 (+29.1%)
  • Volkswagen Transporter – 194 (+18.3%)

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