The light at the end of the tunnel can finally be seen. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – July 1, 2016 2016 FWD VW Tiguan S with the 200 hp and 207 lb-ft of torque 2.0L I4 mated to a 6-speed AT - $25,755 incl. the $865 D&H charge is rated at just 21/26 mpgUS city/highway. TrueCar is showing that the Tiguan can be picked up for $5kunder MSRP on the East Coast and up to $4k off on the West. VW June 2016 Sales Overview VW reported it sold 23,809 vehicles in June, down 21.8 percent below the 30,436 sold in June of 2015. YTD sales of 149,014 vehicles is down 14.6 percent below the 174,442 vehicles sold through the first 6-months of 2015. VW June 2016 Sales Highlights The Tiguan with sales of 3,066 vehicles achieved its best June results on record, up 17.7 percent over the 2,604 sold in June of 2015. It was the brands only true highlight. YTD sales of 20,556 is up an even steeper 50.3 percent over the 13,677 sold through the same 6-month period of 2015. The upcoming Tiguan GTE Active Concept is VW’s first SUV to use the new Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) platform. 2017 VW Tiguan GTE Active Concept A PHEV-20 that includes a new 4MOTION Active Control and incorporates a 9.2-inch display w/ gesture control. Market Share Detail In June, VW market share was down a significant 0.5 percent from its previous 2.1 percent share. This is expected given the TDI emissions problems revealed last fall. Nissan share was up an eye opening 0.9 percent while Toyota was down the same. Ford was up 0.6 percent while GM was down 0.7 percent vs June of 2015. On a volume basis, June of 2016 US Auto sales of 1.51 million vehicles was up 2.7 percent over June of 2015s 1.47 million vehicles result. 2016 YTD sales of 8.59 million is up 1.1 percent ahead of the 8.59 million vehicles sold through the same period of 2015. U.S. June 2016 Sales vs. June 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers GM June 2016 Sales Down 1.6% with 255,210 Vehicles Sold Ford June 2016 Sales Up 6.4% with 240,109 Vehicles Sold Toyota June 2016 Sales Down 5.6% with 198,257 Vehicles Sold FCA June 2016 Sales Up 6.5% with 197,073 Vehicles Sold Nissan June 2016 Sales Up 13.1% with 140,553 Vehicles Sold Honda June 2016 Sales Up 3.2% with 138,715 Vehicles Sold Hyundai June 2016 Sales Up 0.0% with 67,511 Vehicles Sold Kia June 2016 Sales Up 15.6% with 62,572 Vehicles Sold Subaru June 20165 Sales Up 5.1% with 46,598 Vehicles Sold BMW June 2016 Sales Down 11.9% with 33,769 Vehicles Sold Mercedes-Benz June 2016 Sales Up 2.3% with 31,965 Vehicles Sold Mazda June 2016 Sales Down 3.8% with 26,188 Vehicles Sold VW June 2016 Sales Down 21.8% with 23,809 Vehicles Sold Audi June 2016 Sales Up 1.0% with 18,445 Vehicles Sold In June, FCA moved within 1,250 vehicles of overtaking Toyota for the 3rd position, Nissan overtook Honda for the 5th spot and Mazda overtook VW for the first time to occupy the 12th spot. The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in June was approximately 17.0 million vehicles. Calendar-year-to-date, the light vehicle SAAR was 17.3 million vehicles.