Volkswagen vehicles unit sales

Unit sales of vehicles by Volkswagen group declined in 2020 compared to the previous year due to the impact of the pandemic. The Volkswagen group sold 9,157,000 units of vehicles worldwide in 2020 compared to 10,956,000 units in 2019.

Unit sales of Volkswagen vehicles globally 2000-2020.

Numbers are in thousands (000s).

YearVehicle sales (000s)
20209,157
201910,956
201810,900
201710,777
201610,391
201510,010
201410,217
20139,728
20129,344
20118,361
20107,278
20096,309
20086,271
20076,191
20065,720
20055,192
20045,142
20035,015
20024,996
20015,107
20005,165

Volkswagen is a leading automobile brand with a global presence. In 2018, Volkswagen sold around 10.9 million vehicle units. In the previous year, the sales of vehicle units remained at around 10.8 millions. Total revenue from automotive sales was € 201,067 million in 2018. Volkswagen sells its products across 153 countries in the world. 

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.