Jaguar Land Rover has reported its best ever UK half-year sales retailing 62,314 vehicles in the first six months of 2016, up 21% on the same period last year. One Jaguar Land Rover vehicle has left a UK showroom every 4 minutes in 2016 so far.
Jeremy Hicks, Jaguar Land Rover UK managing director said: “This is a fantastic result and sends out a signal of intent in the current uncertain climate: Jaguar Land Rover is very much open for business.
“It has been a fantastic performance so far in 2016, with both brands contributing to our success. The award-winning Jaguar XE continues to appeal to customers with its class-leading offering, selling 1,023 vehicles in June and the F-PACE enjoyed another impressive month.
“For Land Rover, the Discovery Sport’s versatile package sees it retail 1,597 vehicles in June, up 31% on June 2015 while the Range Rover Sport continues to set the benchmark in its sector, retailing 975 in June up 62% on June 2015.”
Jaguar, the brand behind the #FeelWimbledon campaign, enjoyed its best UK June sales for more than a decade, retailing 2928 vehicles, up 34% on June 2015. The brand’s impressive month was spearheaded by the Jaguar XE, which this week was crowned as Compact Executive Car of the Year for the second year running by Auto Express.
The XE retailed 1,023 vehicles in June. The Jaguar F-PACE, Auto Express Car of the Year 2016, enjoyed an impressive month, retailing 782.
Land Rover retailed 5,805 vehicles in the UK in June, with the Range Rover Sport continuing to set the benchmark for performance in its sector.
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