Volvo cars global sales hike by 16.7 percent in January 2019

The luxurious car brand known for safety has started the year 2019 with 16.7 percent hike in their sales compared to January 2018. In total Volvo Globally sold 50,679 units, US, China and Europe are the main key regions who contributed the overall increase in the sales figure.

Volvo claims it’s award winning SUV line contributes for this milestone. In addition the newly launched Volvo V60 estate and the S60 sedan receives hold in this achievement.

In China, sales grew by 3.6 percent to 11,957 cars in January, compared with the same month last year, driven by demand for the locally assembled XC60 and S90 models.

In US the sales figures grew by 5.2 percent to 5,854 cars in January compared to the January 2018. The Volvo XC60 stands the best seller through this month followed by XC90.

Sales figure in Europe boost by 24.4 per cent in January to 26,195 cars, compared with the same period last year. The Volvo XC60 and XC40 were noted to be the top seller SUVs along with the V60.

RegionJanuary
2018
January
2019
Variation
China11,537
11,957
3.6%
US5,567
5,854 5.2%
Europe21,061
26,195 24.4%
Other5,274
6,673 26.5%
Total43,439
50,679 16.7%

In January, Volvo’s XC60 was the top selling model with sales reaching 15,593 cars (2018: 11,656), followed by the XC40, with total sales at 8,113 cars (2018: 395 units), and the Volvo XC90 at 6,520 cars (2018: 6,772 units). The Volvo V40 and V40 Cross Country sold 4,921 units (2018: 6,043 units) and new V60 Estate sedan sold 4,097 units in January.

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Hrushikesh Dhumal

Being a born Automobile Enthusiast,, I keep imaging about cars and motorcycles and enjoy them a lot. No matter whether they are big, small, old, new, all matters to me is their heart. I also like to present them on paper.