MAHWAH, NJ (May 3, 2021) Volvo Car USA set a new April sales record with 11,036 cars sold, up 185.5 percent over 2020 when the industry continued to see the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the eleventh consecutive month of year-over-year growth for Volvo Car USA. Year-to-date the brand is up 63.9 percent, an increase of 7,170 cars sold over the same period last year.
The entire Volvo model lineup was up year-over-year, led by the brand’s luxury SUVs, which accounted for 89 percent of total sales. Notably XC60 and XC40 sales were up year over year by 242.8 percent and 190.8 percent, respectively.
The brand’s share of Recharge models – vehicles with fully electric or plug-in hybrid (PHEV) powertrains – continued to grow, accounting for 15.7 percent of total April sales. Recharge sales in California continue to represent the largest share in the US market accounting for 47.5 percent of sales in the state.
April also saw Volvo Car USA recognized with numerous industry awards and accolades including:
Across the Americas region Volvo Cars achieved an overall sales increase of 200.6 percent year-over-year with 320.8 percent growth in Latin America and 303.5 percent growth in Canada.
“With the best April sales month on record, Volvo Car USA continues to experience extraordinary momentum going in to the second quarter,” said Anders Gustafsson, Senior Vice President, Volvo Car Americas and President and CEO, Volvo Car USA. “Our sustained rebound speaks volumes to our award-winning product lineup, retailer network partners and our resilient team.”
Media may visit www.media.volvocars.com/us for a breakdown of sales by model.
About Volvo Car USA
Volvo Car USA LLC, (www.volvocars.com/us) is a subsidiary of Volvo Car Group of Gothenburg, Sweden. VCUSA provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to Volvo automobile retailers in the United States. For more information please refer to the VCUSA media website at: http://www.media.volvocars.com/us.
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