European sales help Jaguar Land Rover achieve record October

European sales help Jaguar Land Rover achieve record October

Strong sales across Europe helped Jaguar Land Rover achieve its strongest global October sales to date, selling 46,325 vehicles, up 12% year on year.

The month’s performance was driven by improved sales of the Land Rover Discovery Sport, the Range Rover Evoque and the Jaguar F-PACE. Jaguar Land Rover sold 480,349 vehicles in the first ten months of 2016, up 23% on the same period in the prior year.

Jaguar Land Rover delivered solid sales growth across all key regions year on year: Europe up 33%, China up 29%, North America up 25%, UK up 22% and other overseas markets up 4%.

Andy Goss, Jaguar Land Rover Group sales operations director said: "With our most engaging product line up to date we are continuing to see positive sales momentum. Impressive performances across Europe and China have boosted our year-to-date sales to over 480,000 vehicles."

Jaguar recorded its best October yet, delivering 14,402 vehicles, up 92% on the previous year, reflecting continued success of the F-PACE. Calendar year-to-date sales for Jaguar were 117,768, up 74% year-on-year.

Land Rover sold 31,923 vehicles in October. The best-seller for the month was the Discovery Sport, retailing 9,605 vehicles. Calendar year-to-date sales for Land Rover reached 362,581 vehicles, 12% up on the prior year.