3 June, 2019
Jaguar Land Rover today reported May 2019 U.S. sales: Land Rover had its best ever May sales month with 7,337 units, an increase of three percent from 7,103 in May 2018; Jaguar sales were 2,021 units, a 15 percent decrease from 2,366 units in May 2018. Jaguar Land Rover total May U.S. sales reached 9,358 units, a slight decrease from 9,469 units in May 2018. For the calendar year, Jaguar Land Rover achieved 53,920 units, an increase of seven percent vs. 50,231.
“Jaguar Land Rover continues to achieve strong monthly sales with an increase of seven percent for the year,” said Joe Eberhardt, President and CEO, Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC. “Our SUV offerings – from the premium compact E-PACE and Discovery Sport to the award winning F-PACE and Range Rover Velar – are clearly aligned with the current trends in the market place and offer our customers a variety of distinct choices.”
U.S. MODEL HIGHLIGHTS
The Land Rover brand reached a new May sales high of 7,337 units, an increase of three percent compared to 7,103 in May 2018.
The Land Rover Range Rover Velar and Discovery Sport had their best May sales month ever with 1,355 and 1,013 units sold respectively.
The new Range Rover Evoque achieved 1,010 units sold and the Range Rover Sport continues to be the brand’s sales leader with 1,922 units sold.
In the U.S., the 2019/2020 Land Rover model line-up features six models; two within the Discovery family, and four within the Range Rover Family.
The Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport – bring new levels of sophistication, desirability, capability and versatility to the Discovery family. With variable five- and seven-passenger seating options in both the compact Discovery Sport and full-size Discovery, this family of vehicles features the latest connectivity technologies, a variety of innovative storage solutions and the same on-/off-road capability Land Rover is best known for.
The 2020 Range Rover Evoque is a sophisticated evolution of the original model that pioneered the luxury compact SUV market. The second generation Range Rover Evoque offers a new 48-volt 296hp mild-hybrid (MHEV) powertrain alongside a 246hp Ingenium four-cylinder gasoline engine. For 20MY, the Range Rover Evoque also offers groundbreaking off-road technologies like the optional segment first ‘ClearSight Ground View’ technology, part of the optional 360 Surround Camera system, and optional ‘ClearSight Rear View Mirror’ 3,4
Bringing a new dimension of modernity and elegance to the Range Rover family, the 2019 Range Rover Velar is designed to fill the white space between the Range Rover Evoque and Range Rover Sport; offering levels of luxury, refinement and all-terrain capability never before seen in the mid-size SUV segment.
For 20MY the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport feature all-new mild-hybrid (MHEV) inline six-cylinder Ingenium gas engine, offered in 355hp and 395hp outputs and new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) P400e powertrain options.
For the month of May, Jaguar sales were 2,021 units, a 15 percent decrease from 2,366 units in May 2018. The Jaguar E-PACE achieved its best May sales month ever with 378 vehicles sold. The Jaguar IPACE was awarded the 2019 World Car of the Year award, and in an unprecedented achievement, the IPACE also won the World Car Design of the Year and World Green Car titles.
For May, the Jaguar F-PACE continued to lead the brand’s performance with 903 units sold. Year-overyear, sales of Jaguar SUV models totaled 9,746 units, growing 35 percent from 2018.
With the addition of the Jaguar E-PACE and the battery electric I-PACE, the New Generation of Jaguar lineup expands to seven models for the first time in the brand’s storied history, while new model derivatives like the Jaguar F-PACE SVR and the XF Sportbrake Prestige diversify the portfolio offering customers greater choice.
For 2019 the Jaguar ‘PACE’ family of SUVs and crossovers has expanded since the debut of the F-PACE, the brand’s best-selling model. Last year, Jaguar introduced the E-PACE compact crossover, as well as the brand’s first-ever all-electric production car – the I-PACE, mid-size performance SUV.
In addition to the ‘PACE’ family of SUVs and crossovers, the Jaguar brand includes the F-TYPE sports car, the XE compact sport sedan, XF premium mid-size sedan, XF Sportbrake mid-size wagon and the brand’s luxury flagship – the full-size Jaguar XJ. Each model delivers segment leading driving dynamics, timeless design and the latest connected technologies.
For added peace of mind, every new Jaguar vehicle comes with Jaguar EliteCare, a Best-in-Class ownership package1 . This warranty is further expanded for Jaguar I-PACE customers covering the electric battery for 8-years / 100,000 miles and a 70 percent state of health2 . Jaguar EliteCare coverage includes a New Vehicle Limited Warranty, Complimentary Scheduled Maintenance and 24/7 Roadside Assistance, each for 5-years or 60,000 miles, as well as Jaguar InControl® Remote & Protect™ connected services for 5-years and unlimited mileage.
Jaguar Land Rover announced in 2017 that from 2020 all new, or significantly updated, models will incorporate some form of electrification either optional or as standard. The company will introduce a portfolio of electrified products across its model range in the coming years; embracing fully electric (BEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and mild hybrid (MHEV) vehicles as well as continuing to offer ultra-clean gasoline and diesel engines
About Jaguar Land Rover
Jaguar Land Rover is the UK’s largest automotive manufacturer, built around two iconic British car brands: Land Rover, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium all-wheel-drive vehicles; and Jaguar, one of the world’s premier luxury sports sedan and sports car marques.
At Jaguar Land Rover, we are driven by a desire to deliver class-leading vehicles, which will provide experiences our customers will love, for life. Our products are in demand around the globe. In 2018 Jaguar Land Rover sold 592,708 vehicles in 128 countries.
We support around 260,000 people through our retailer network, suppliers and local businesses. At heart we are a British company, with two major design and engineering sites, three vehicle manufacturing facilities and an engine manufacturing center in the UK. We also have plants in China, Brazil, India, Austria and Slovakia.
From 2020 all new Jaguar Land Rover vehicles will offer the option of electrification, giving our customers even more choice. We will introduce a portfolio of electrified products across our model range, embracing fully electric, plug-in hybrid and mild hybrid vehicles as well as continuing to offer the latest diesel and gasoline engines.