Jaguar Land Rover reported its best ever April retail sales of 41,341 vehicles, up 11 per cent on April 2015. This is the company’s fourth consecutive record-breaking month. The company sold 200,154 vehicles in the first four months of 2016, 24 per cent up on the same period in the prior year.
Retail sales for the month of April were up year-on-year across all regions: 25 per cent in the UK, 11 per cent in China, 10 per cent in Europe and 2 per cent in North America. Other Overseas markets were up 5 per cent year-on-year. Marking its best April yet, Land Rover retailed 33,348 vehicles in the month, up 4 per cent year-on-year. Best-sellers for the month were the Discovery Sport, retailing 9422 vehicles and the Range Rover Evoque, retailing 8293 vehicles in the month. Calendar year-to-date sales for Land Rover reached 162,307 vehicles, 19 per cent up on the prior year.
Jaguar recorded its best April in over a decade, delivering 7993 vehicles, up 49 per cent on the previous year, due to continued solid sales of the XE. This month, Jaguar sales excelled in Europe and in the UK, up 190 per cent and 108 per cent respectively. Calendar year-to-date sales for Jaguar were 37,847, up 53 per cent year-on-year.
The Jaguar F-Pace has seen impressive results this month, with more than 1500 vehicles sold. The new car is now the fastest-selling Jaguar ever. Commenting on the performance, Andy Goss, Jaguar Land Rover Group Sales Operations Director, said: ‘Sales of the Jaguar XE remain solid across many of our key markets and we look forward to its start of sales in America next month. Furthermore, response to the new Jaguar F-Pace in its first full month of sales has been extremely positive. We are also seeing the progressive impact of the all-new Discovery Sport, with approaching 44,000 cars sold in the first four months of this year.’