Land Rover sales in the UK for May 2010 were 3,040 up 64 per cent on the same period last year. Sales for the year are strong, up 60 per cent year to date with a total of over 20,000 sold.
Sales have been improving consistently since the launch of the 2010 model year range - which boasts the latest, most efficient, and technologically advanced line-up for Land Rover in its history.
Range Rover is the strongest performer showing a 121 per cent improvement in vehicle registrations. The Land Rover Freelander 2 continues to be the best-seller with a 60 per cent improvement versus May 2009 and a 77 per cent increase year to date.
Land Rover Discovery 4 is up 87 per cent, Range Rover Sport up 58 per cent and Land Rover Defender is up by 32 per cent.
UK share of off-road market in May is 26.9 per cent up 5.8 per cent.
Land Rover Global Overview
Land Rover sales globally are up 42.3 per cent for May 2010 versus 2009 with 15,181 vehicles sold. Sales are up 36.5 per cent year to date. All global markets have shown an increase versus May 2009.
The top five markets for May 2010 (versus May 2009) are:
- UK - 3,040 - up 64 per cent
- North America - 2,935 - up 24 per cent
- China - 2,026 - up 104 per cent
- Italy - 1,133 - up 25.9 per cent
- Middle East & North Africa - 812 - up 28.7 per cent
The Land Rover Freelander 2 continues to be the best-selling model globally with sales up year to date by 23.3 per cent with over 23,000 vehicles sold.Published 9 June 2010