Volkswagen vehicle sales by market

Vehicle sales of Volkswagen by Market/Region 2006-2021.

The following table shows the unit sales of Volkswagen automobiles by each market region from 2006-2021.

The numbers of vehicle units are in 000s (thousands).

YearEurope/Other markets (000s)North America (000s)South America (000s)Asia Pacific (000s)Total
20213,7278055033,5408,576
20203,9297444714,0129,157
20194,8569566074,538 
20184,7399255964,640 
20174,7319925264,527 
20164,6359684214,367 
20154,5249415404,005 
20144,4308797944,114 
20134,2099019873,632 
20124,17989610753,194 
20114,0666789432,674 
20103,6175549222,185 
20093,4144148411,604 
20083,6595349111,168 
20073,7435128571,080 
20063,624530719846 

Volkswagen group has divided its business operations into four geographic segments including Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, and South America.

2021 highlights:

- In fiscal 2021, the vehicle sales of Volkswagen group fell in both its leading markets, Europe and Asia Pacific.

- Volkswagen sold 3.727 million units of vehicles in the European region in 2021 compared to 3.929 million units in 2020.

- The company sold 3.54 million units in the Asia Pacific markets in 2021 compared to 4.012 million units in the previous year.

- Volkswagen's unit sales of automobiles increased in both North and South America in 2021 compared to the previous year.

-  The company sold 805,000 units in North America in 2021 compared to 744,000 in the previous year.

- Volkswagen group sold 503,000 units in South America in 2021 compared to 471,000 in 2020.

 

2020 Highlights:

  • In 2020, Volkswagen sold 9,157,000 vehicle units compared to 10,956,000 vehicle units in 2019.
  • Volkswagen sales in the Asia Pacific region reached 4,012,000 units compared to 4,538,000 units in 2019.
  • Volkswagen sales in the European region reached 3,929,000 units compared to 4,856,000 units in 2019.
  • Sales in North America fell to 744,000 units compared to 956,000 in the previous year.
  • Sales in the South American region remained 471,000 units compared to 607,000 units in the previous year.

2018 Highlights:

  • Sales of Volkswagen vehicles in Europe/Other markets increased to 4.74 million units in 2018 from 4.73 million vehicles in 2017.
  • Sales of Volkswagen vehicles in Asia Pacific increased to 4.64 million units in 2018 from 4.53 million units in 2017.
  • Sales of VW vehicles in North America declined to 925,000 units in 2018 from 992,000 units in 2017.
  • Sales of Volkswagen vehicles in South AMerica increased to 596,000 units in 2018 from 526,000 units in 2017.

About the Volkswagen Group:

The Volkswagen Group is one of the largest manufacturers of automobiles and commercial vehicles globally. It is also one of the global automobile brands with the largest product portfolio. 12 brands from seven European countries are a part of VW's product portfolio. Volkswagen also offers a wide range of financial services. 

2020 remained a very challenging year for Volkswagen Group. Its net sales were heavily impacted due to the pandemic. The company's unit sales of automobiles and commercial vehicles declined. Its sales and profits compared to the previous year also declined. The diesel fiasco continued to haunt the VW group in 2020. The net sales of the company declined to € 22.9 billion in 2020 compared to €252.6 billion in 2019.