Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC today reported November 2017 U.S. sales: Land Rover sales increased 20 percent to 6,801 units from 5,659 in November 2016; Jaguar sales were 3,061 units, a 9 percent decrease from 3,381 units in November 2016; Jaguar Land Rover November U.S. sales for both brands hit 9,862 units, a 9 percent increase from 9,040 units in November 2016. Year to date, Jaguar Land Rover sales reached 102,939 units, up 11 percent compared to 92,531 units in 2016 in the United States.
We have achieved a new November monthly sales record for the U.S. market, led by the excellent performance of our newest SUV models. The all-new Range Rover Velar hit its best monthly sales since its launch in August. Looking forward, we are confident we are going to wrap-up 2017 with another record growth year.
— Joe Eberhardt, President and CEO, Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC
U.S.Land Rover Brand Highlights
For the month of November, Land Rover sales reached 6,801 units, up 20 percent compared to last year. Year-to-date, Land Rover brand sales have achieved 66,759 in the U.S. which is a 2 percent increase from the full year 2016 record of 65,582 units.
Offering new levels of refinement, elegance, and technology to the segment, the Range Rover Velar sold 1,475 units in November, making it the most popular vehicle among Jaguar Land Rover for the month.
Going on sale in January, the 2018 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport updates include an evolved exterior design and an all-new interior, featuring the new Land Rover InControl® Touch Pro™ Duo infotainment system, which debuted at the L.A. Auto Show.
The 2017 Land Rover model line-up features six models. The Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque compete within the compact SUV arena, both powered by the 240-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter engines. The all-new full-size Discovery features available seven-passenger seating and all-new levels of refinement, passenger technology, and driver assistance options. The all-new Range Rover Velar mid-size SUV brings a new level of design and technology to the marketplace, starting at $49,900. Exceptional performance comes from the range of three petrol and diesel powertrains, all matched to a smooth-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive with Intelligent Driveline Dynamics. The Range Rover and Range Rover Sport model lines expanded for 2017, each with a new model. Replacing the limited edition HST model in the Range Rover Sport line-up, the Range Rover Sport HSE Dynamic features a 380-hp supercharged V6 engine, dynamic body trim appointments, and black trim finishes. Within the full-size Range Rover line-up, Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations has introduced the SVAutobiography Dynamic. Based off of the long wheelbase SVAutobiography, the SVAutobiography Dynamic offers a driver-focused experience through a standard wheelbase, suspension and chassis tuning and a lowered ride height. Both Range Rover model lines feature five powertrain options – a 340-hp supercharged V6, a 380-hp supercharged V6, a 510-hp supercharged V8, a 550-hp supercharged V8 and a new 254-hp turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 diesel.
US Jaguar Brand Highlights
For the month of November, Jaguar sales were 3,061 units, a 9 percent decrease from 3,381 units in November 2016. Year-to-date, the Jaguar brand has increased 34 percent to 36,180 units from 26,949 in 2016.
In November, Jaguar F-TYPE sold 376 units, a year-on-year 40 percent increase compared to 269 units in 2016. The award-winning Jaguar F-PACE had another strong month with sales 1,450 units, a slight decrease from 1,525 in November 2016.
In January Jaguar will have its newest model on sale, the Jaguar E-PACE, a five-seat compact SUV which packs the design and performance of a Jaguar sports car into a practical and connected all-wheel-drive vehicle. The newest member of the Jaguar family of SUVs, the E-PACE follows the brand’s first all-electric SUV, the Jaguar I-PACE Concept, and the World Car of the Year-winning F-PACE performance SUV. Featuring two four-cylinder Ingenium gasoline engine options producing 246HP and 296HP, each mated to a ZF® 9-speed automatic transmission, the E-PACE goes on sale starting this winter and will be priced from $38,600.
Jaguar launched two new entry luxury vehicles in 2016: the 2017 Jaguar XE compact luxury sedan, starting at $34,900, and the 2017 Jaguar F-PACE compact luxury SUV, starting at $40,990. Competitively priced within their respective segments, these two new models appeal to an all-new segment of buyers for the brand. The XE is available with two gasoline engines, a 240-hp turbocharged four-cylinder, and a 340-hp supercharged V6. The F-PACE is available with the same 340-hp supercharged V6, as well as a 380-hp supercharged V6 in the ‘S’ model. Both vehicles are available with a 180-hp turbocharged diesel engine, which returns 42mpg highway on Jaguar XE models and 33mpg highway on F-PACE models.
The Jaguar XF is now offered with three available powertrains, two supercharged V6 powertrains producing 340- and 380-hp and a 180-hp turbocharged four-cylinder diesel offering an EPA certified 42mpg highway. The 2017 Jaguar XJ retains its position within the Jaguar line-up as the pinnacle of luxury for the brand. It continues to be available with three powertrain options – a 340-hp supercharged V6, a 470-hp supercharged V8 and a 550-hp supercharged V8 – is offered in both standard and long wheelbase lengths in both rear- and all-wheel drive configurations. For 2017, the Jaguar F-TYPE offers buyers with an all-new derivative in the F-TYPE SVR. Powered by the brand’s proven supercharged V8 engine, the F-TYPE SVR has been further enhanced to offer 575-hp and 516-lb. ft. of torque enabling a top speed of 200mph and a 0-60mph time of 3.5 seconds.
All new Jaguar models come standard with Jaguar EliteCare, a class-leading ownership package, including five-years or 60,000-mile limited warranty, complimentary scheduled maintenance coverage, roadside assistance and Jaguar InControl®Remote & Protect™.
Note: Press release courtesy of Jaguar Land Rover North America.