Jaguar sets all time high sales record

Jaguar Land Rover, the UK’s leading manufacturer of premium luxury vehicles achieved its best ever full-year global sales in 2016, selling more than one car every minute with retails of 583,313 vehicles, up 20% on the prior year. This is the company’s seventh successive year of growth in sales, with retails in 2016 almost triple the 2009 figure. Sales in December were up 12% compared to the same month last year, with retails of 55,375. Retail volumes were up 36% for the month in China – its strongest monthly performance on record. Jaguar Land Rover’s global performance for the full year 2016 shows a balanced regional portfolio with record retail sales in the UK, North America and Europe. Europe was the company’s largest sales region in 2016 with annual sales of 138,695, up 26% year on year. Retail sales were up across all other regions: 31% in China, 25% in North America and 17% in the UK. A total of 117,571 Jaguars and Land Rovers were bought by customers in the UK – its best full-year results in the company’s history.