Jaguar Land Rover reported its best ever February retail sales of 37,494 vehicles, up 31 per cent on February 2015. The company sold 83,510 vehicles in the first two months of 2016, a 27 per cent rise.
Retail sales for the month of February were up year-on-year across all regions: 84 per cent in the UK, 52 per cent in Europe, 27 per cent in North America, and 14 per cent in China. Other Overseas markets were up 13 per cent year-on-year.
Land Rover retailed 30,756 vehicles in the month, up 27 per cent year-on-year. Best-sellers for the month were the Discovery Sport, retailing 7857 vehicles, the Range Rover Sport, retailing 6418 vehicles and the Range Rover, with retails of 4328 in the month. Jaguar had its best February performance in more than a decade, delivering 6738 vehicles, up 50 per cent on the previous year, due to continued solid sales of the XE (2639 vehicles) and the XF (2444 vehicles).
Commenting on the performance, Andy Goss, Jaguar Land Rover Group Sales Operations Director, said: ‘We started the year with a record January and have followed this up with another historic month of sales, thanks in large part to the performance of the UK and European markets and continued customer demand for the XE and Discovery Sport.’
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