Again in a class of their own in 2017: Volkswagen's successful models Golf, Tiguan and Touran from Wolfsburg
• Golf: the brand's most successful model with almost a million deliveries in 2017
• Golf hatchback dominates segment in Germany and Europe
• Tiguan: strong growth compared with previous year and new long version Tiguan Allspace
• Touran: Germany's most popular MPV by far
WOLFBURG - December 28, 2017: The success story of the Volkswagen Golf, Tiguan and Touran has entered the next round. With almost a million deliveries to customers over the past 12 months, the Golf, with its different body variants, continues to be the Volkswagen brand's most successful model. The Golf hatchback is especially popular and has a strong lead in its segment in Germany and Europe. This year, the Tiguan also convinced many customers, with about 730,000 units delivered throughout the world, representing remarkable growth of 40 percent compared with the previous year. The long version, the Tiguan Allspace, which was introduced this year, also played its part in this growth. The Touran was handed over to about 150,000 customers throughout the world and continues to be by far the leading model in the German MPV segment.
The Golf, with its three body variants hatchback, estate and Sportsvan, has already been in the fast lane for more than three decades. To date, over 34 million units in seven generations have rolled off the production line, including almost one million this year. The Golf hatchback retained a commanding lead in its segment in Germany and Europe. The Golf estate recorded the strongest growth in the Golf family, at +11 percent compared with the previous year.