JLR North America Reports February US Sales

Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC today reported February 2018 U.S. sales: Land Rover sales increased 19 percent to 6,828 units from 5,747 in February 2017; Jaguar sales were 2,185 units, a 37 percent decrease from 3,484 units in February 2017; Jaguar Land Rover February U.S. sales for both brands hit 9,013 units, a slight decrease from 9,231 units in February 2017.

We are pleased to have our best ever February retail month in the U.S. for Land Rover and second best for the combined brands. With the sales momentum of the Jaguar F-PACE and the recent addition of the E-PACE, we look forward to the introduction of the I-PACE later this year.
— Joe Eberhardt, President and CEO, Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC

JLR Announces Another Month of Record Sales in November 2017

For the full year 2017, Jaguar Land Rover U.S. sales reached 114,333 units, up 9 percent compared to 105,104 units in 2016, and establishing a new all-time U.S. sales record for the combined brands.

Land Rover USA Brand Highlights

For the month of February, Land Rover sales reached 6,828 units, up 19 percent compared to last year. Offering new levels of refinement, elegance, and technology to the segment, the Range Rover Velar sold 1,561 units in February, continuing its strong sales momentum since its launch last August.

The Range Rover hit 1,662 units sold and sales of the Range Rover Sport hit 1,585 units in February, demonstrating their popularity as the top level luxury SUVs among US consumers.

The 2017/2018 Land Rover model line-up features six models: The 2017 Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque compete within the compact SUV segment and are both powered by a 240-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter gasoline engine. The full-size 2017 Land Rover Discovery offers seating for up to seven adults and exceptional levels of refinement, passenger technology, and driver assistance features. The all-new 2018 Range Rover Velar mid-size SUV previews a new design language for the Range Rover family, including new LED headlights and the all-new Land Rover InControl® Touch Pro™ Duo infotainment system. The new model starts at $49,900.

The Range Rover and Range Rover Sport model lines where 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 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 the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport 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.

Jaguar USA Brand Highlights

For the month of February, Jaguar sales were 2,185 units, a 37 percent decrease from 3,484 units in February 2017. In February, the award-winning Jaguar F-PACE continues to lead the brand performance with 1,002 units sold.

The newest member of the Jaguar family of SUVs, the E-PACE, is 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 E-PACE follows the World Car of the Year-winning F-PACE performance SUV and the brand’s first all-electric SUV, the Jaguar I-PACE Concept. 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.

Competitively priced within their respective segments, the 2017 Jaguar XE compact luxury sedan, and the 2017 Jaguar F-PACE luxury SUV appeal to an all-new segment of buyers for the Jaguar brand. For the 2017 model year, 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 similarly 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 42mpghighway.The 2017 Jaguar XJ retains its position within the Jaguar line-up as the pinnacle in 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 200mph4 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.

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