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Jaguar Land Rover North America Reports A Great Sales Month Of September 2017

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Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC today reported September 2017 U.S. sales: Jaguar sales were 3,296 units, a 24 percent increase from 2,662 units in September 2016; Land Rover sales increased 14 percent to 6,407 units from 5,637 in September 2016; Jaguar Land Rover September U.S. sales for both brands hit 9,703 units, a 17 percent increase from 8,299 units in September 2016. Year to date, Jaguar Land Rover is up 13% percent in the United States, building on 2016’s record year sales pace.

“September was a strong month for Jaguar Land Rover in the U.S. with both brands powered by demand for our newest SUV models, the Jaguar F-PACE and Range Rover Velar,” said Joe Eberhardt, President and CEO, Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC. “We look forward to a strong final two months of the year with our strongest lineups ever.”

U.S. BRAND HIGHLIGHTS

Land Rover

For the month of September, Land Rover sales reached 6,407 units, the best ever month of September sales in the history of the brand in the U.S. The previous best record was set in 2015, with the sale of 5,855 units. Year-to-date, Land Rover brand sales, 54,481, in the U.S. are on par with the 2016 record pace of 54,391.

The Range Rover SUV continues its remarkable performance with 1,178 sales, up 17 percent from 1,006 units sold in September 2016. The new Range Rover Velar, with its first full month of sales in the U.S., added 1,244 units to the record total.

The Discovery Sport decreased slightly in September with 1,173 units sold, down 2 percent from 1,201 units sold in September 2016 due to the model year transition.

The 2017 Land Rover model line-up features six models. The Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque compete within the compact SUV arena, both powered by the 240-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter engines. The all-new full-size Discovery features available seven passenger seating and all-new levels of refinement, passenger technology and driver assistance options. The all new Range Rover Velar mid-size SUV brings a new level of refinement and technology to the marketplace, starting at $49,9001. Exceptional performance comes from the range of three petrol and diesel powertrains, all matched to a smooth-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive with Intelligent Driveline Dynamics. The Range Rover and Range Rover Sport model lines expanded 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.

Jaguar

For the month of September, Jaguar sales were 3,296 units, a 24 percent increase from 2,662 units in September 2016. Year to date, the Jaguar brand has increased 49% percent to 30,228 sales from 20,349 sales year-to-date in 2016.

The award-winning Jaguar F-PACE had another strong month, increasing to 1,356 sales, an increase of 68 percent from 809 in September 2016. In September, the Jaguar F-PACE was again the top selling vehicle for Jaguar Land Rover in the U.S. as it was in August.

In August Jaguar unveiled its five-seat compact SUV, the Jaguar E-PACE, which packs the design and performance of a Jaguar sports car into a practical and connected all-wheel-drive vehicle. The newest member of the Jaguar family of SUVs, the E-PACE follows the brand’s first all-electric SUV, the Jaguar I-PACE Concept5, and the World Car of the Year-winning F-PACE performance SUV. Featuring two four-cylinder Ingenium gasoline engine options producing 246HP and 296HP, each mated to a ZF® 9-speed automatic transmission, the E-PACE goes onsale from December of 2018 and will be priced from $38,6001.

Jaguar launched two new entry luxury vehicles in 2016: the 2017 Jaguar XE compact luxury sedan, starting at $34,9001, and the 2017 Jaguar F-PACE compact luxury SUV, starting at $40,9901. 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 highway2 on Jaguar XE models and 33mpg highwayon 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 200mph4and a 0-60mph time of 3.5 seconds.4

All new Jaguar models come standard with Jaguar EliteCare, a class-leading ownership package, including five-years or 60,000-mile limited warranty, complimentary scheduled maintenance coverage, roadside assistance and Jaguar InControl® Remote & Protect™.

Source: Jaguar Land Rover North America

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