Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC today reported July 2017 U.S. sales: Jaguar sales were 3,166 units, a 7 percent decrease from 3,398 units in July 2016; Land Rover sales decreased slightly to 5,915 units, down 2.6 percent from 6,075 in July 2016; Jaguar Land Rover July U.S. sales for both brands hit 9,081 units, a 4 percent decrease from 9,473 units in July 2016. Year to date, Jaguar Land Rover is up 15 percent in the United States, ahead of 2016’s record sales year pace.
We are pleased that despite a slowdown in the broader market, Jaguar and Land Rover just missed last year’s record July sales, and are up 15% over 2016’s record full year pace. With the first half of the year behind us, we are focused on launching three new vehicles, the Land Rover Discovery now in its second month at retail, the Range Rover Velar in September and the Jaguar E-PACE next winter.
— Joe Eberhardt, President and CEO, Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC
Land Rover Brand Highlights
For the month of July, Land Rover sales hit 5,915 units, the second best ever July sales month for the brand.
The Range Rover had its best July sales month since 2013 with 1,414 sales, up 21 percent from 1,164 units sold in July 2016. The Range Rover Sport was the volume leader with 1,447 units sold.
The Discovery Sport achieved its best ever sales month with 1,272 units sold, up 9 percent from 1,163 units sold in July 2016.
The 2017 Land Rover model lineup features five models: The all-new Discovery, which replaces the LR4, features a radical new design language for the full-size, optional seven passenger seating SUV and all-new levels of refinement, passenger technology, and driver assistance options. The Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque continue steadfast, both powered by 240-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter engines. The Range Rover and Range Rover Sport model lines expand for 2017 each with a new model. Replacing the limited edition HST model in the Range Rover Sport lineup, 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.
Jaguar Brand Highlights
For the month of July, Jaguar sales were 3,166 units, a 7 percent decrease from 3,398 units in July 2016.
The Jaguar XE and F-PACE both had the best July sales month ever, with the Jaguar XE hitting 744 units and the Jaguar F-PACE hitting 1,748 units sold. The Jaguar F-PACE, which recently won two titles at the 2017 World Car Awards, continues as the brand’s volume leader for the month.
In July Jaguar unveiled its five-seat compact SUV, the Jaguar E-PACE, 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 Concept5, 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 from the beginning of 2018 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 an 180-hp turbocharged diesel engine, which returns 42mpg highway on Jaguar XE models and 33mpg highway2 on F-PACE models.
The Jaguar XF is now offered with three available powertrains, two supercharged V6 powertrains producing 340- and 380-hp and an 180-hp turbocharged four-cylinder diesel offering an EPA certified 42mpg highway. The 2017 Jaguar XJ retains its position within the Jaguar lineup 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 200mph and a 0-60mph time of 3.5 seconds.
All new Jaguar models come standard with Jaguar EliteCare, a class-leading ownership package 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, LLC.