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- Volvo Car Group announces May retail sales: global sales growth of 5.5 per cent

K1600 181042 Volvo XC60 with Polestar Parts

Volvo Car Group announces May retail sales: global sales growth of 5.5 per cent

  • Global sales of 42,107 cars, up 5.5 per cent
  • Increasing sales in all regions driven by new XC90
  • 12 months of consecutive sales growth

Volvo Cars continued to grow sales globally in May and posted a 5.5 per cent increase in retail sales for the month, selling 42,107 cars. Sales of the new Volvo XC90 were the main growth driver globally, while the XC60 continues to be the best-selling model overall. Global growth for the first five months was 10.4 per cent.

K1600 181035 Volvo V40 with Polestar Parts

China was Volvo’s biggest market in May, reporting retail sales of 7,045 cars, up slightly versus the same month last year. The best-selling cars were the locally produced Volvo XC60 and S60L models.

The United States reported a sales increase of 10.2 per cent versus the same month last year. Retail sales amounted to 5,536 cars. The new Volvo XC90 was the best-selling Volvo model in the US with the XC60 in second place.

K1600 167956 Volvo XC90 R Design model year 2016  

Sales in Europe as a whole amounted to 22,638 cars, up 3.3% per cent. Sweden was Volvo Cars’ second biggest market for the month with 6,545 sold cars, up 9.5 per cent versus May last year. Volvo continues to hold the leading position in Sweden with four models on the top-ten list of best-selling cars. The Volvo V40 was the best-selling model in Europe while the new XC90 represented most of the growth for the month.

Retail sales status (deliveries to end customers) for Volvo Car Group is as follows:

May January – May
2015 2016 Change 2015 2016 Change
China 6 967 7 045 1,1% 31 010 32 961 6,3%
USA 5 023 5 536 10,2% 23 382 28 066 20,0%
Sweden 5 979 6 545 9,5% 26 089 29 227 12,0%
West. Europe 15 935 16 093 1,0% 74 394 82 298 10,6%
Other markets 6 015 6 888 14,5% 30 889 32 580 5,5%
TOTAL 39 919 42 107 5,5% 185 764 205 132 10,4%

The Volvo XC60 was the best-selling model in May with 12,029 sold cars (2015: 13,183), followed by the Volvo V40/V40 Cross Country with 7,833 sold cars (8,838). The Volvo XC90 was the third best-selling model at 6,714 cars (new).