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- Volvo Cars reports global sales growth of 9.3 per cent in July

K1600 163260 The new Volvo XC90

Volvo Cars reports global sales growth of 9.3 per cent in July

    • Global sales of 41,681 cars, up 9.3 per cent
    • Continued strong performance in the US market
    • 14 months of consecutive sales growth

Volvo Cars continued to gain momentum globally in July and posted a 9.3 per cent increase in retail sales for the month, selling 41,681 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 seven months was 10.3 per cent.

K1600 163263 The new Volvo XC90   K1600 163264 The new Volvo XC90

The United States was Volvo’s biggest market in July, reporting a sales increase of 52.3 per cent versus the same month last year. Retail sales amounted to 8,556 cars. The new Volvo XC90 was the best-selling Volvo model in the US with the XC60 in second place.

K1600 181035 Volvo V40 with Polestar Parts

Sales of Volvo cars in China amounted to 6,171 cars in July, up 5.8 per cent versus the same month last year. The best-selling cars were the locally produced Volvo XC60 and S60L models.

K1600 181042 Volvo XC60 with Polestar Parts   K1600 181033 Volvo S60 with Polestar Parts

Sales in Europe as a whole amounted to 20,502 cars, up 0.1 per cent. The Volvo XC60 was the best-selling model in Europe while the new XC90 represented most of the growth for the month.

K1600 188416 Volvo V60 Edition

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

  July January – July
  2015 2016 Change 2015 2016 Change
China 5 832 6 171 5,8% 44 124 46 859 6,2%
USA 5 617 8 556 52,3% 34 984 45 210 29,2%
Sweden 4 782 4 246 -11,2% 37 242 40 701 9,3%
Western Europe 15 693 16 256 3,6% 109 091 118 652 8,8%
Other markets 6 204 6 452 4,0% 44 971 46 822 4,1%
TOTAL 38 128 41 681 9,3% 270 412 298 244 10,3%

The Volvo XC60 was the best-selling model in July with 12,623 sold cars (2015: 12,933), followed by the Volvo XC90 with 7,899 sold cars (4,533). The Volvo V40/V40 Cross Country was the third best-selling model at 7,835 cars (7,098).