Volkswagen: in the future more SUV for the North American market

Compare the results of the segment is a cruel exercise. Of the more than 3.3 million registered off-road SUV, and in the United States during 2010, only 25,659 (20,946 and 4,713 Tiguan Touareg) have Volkswagen logo, while Honda CR-V has won the absolute leadership of the segment achieving 203,714 units.

 

 

 

Volkswagen Touareg Metrics

Volkswagen Touareg Metrics

It’s also worth pointing out that the SUV segment represents 29% of the entire U.S. auto market. In view of these numbers, the head of Volkswagen North America Jonathan Browning admitted “for purposes of satisfying our growth will be essential to develop (for the North American market, nda) new SUV.”

Volkswagen Touareg 3.0

Volkswagen Touareg 3.0

The German manufacturer will concentrate at first on vehicles of smaller size, and then make for higher tonnage vehicles. This sudden resurgence of inferiority is motivated by the objective indicated in recent months: by 2018, Volkswagen will sell in the U.S. at least one million cars a year. SUV or not SUV.

Volkswagen Touareg Mechanic Stats

Volkswagen Touareg Mechanic Stats

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