Volkswagen’s Fourth Quarter U.S. Sales Spurt

Volkswagen of America reports sales surged during late 2023.  Q4 sales were up nearly 40%— 96,489 vs. 68,970 for 2022.  For all of 2023, VW reports it delivered 329,029 vehicles—up 9.3% vs. last year.

When you compare quarterly with year-over-year results, you’ll notice the biggest Q4 gains were Atlas (30,139 vs. 15,826) and Jetta (16,852 vs. 5,276).  The Golf family posted an increase (2,519 vs. 1,116), as did the ID.4 (10,634 vs. 9,439).

For 2023, you’ll notice the ID.4 sales were 37,789 vs. 20,511, Jetta 47,408 vs. 38,260 and Atlas 95,675 vs. 82,030.  The Taos and Tiguan, however, had lower sales during 2023.  VW’s best sellers were Atlas, Tiguan, Taos and Jetta.

Meanwhile Audi says 2023 was its best U.S. sales year ever in the States:  228,550 units delivered.

Worldwide, VW sold 4.87 million Volkswagen-branded vehicles.  The VW Group sold 9.24 million.

ID.4 Qualifies for Full Federal Tax Credit

VWoA confirms most 2023 and 2024 ID.4s are eligible for the full $7,500 Federal Tax Credit.  Models with SK On battery components qualify.  During 2024, eligible consumers can apply the tax credit as a down payment at the point of sale.