Volkswagen Canada

Volkswagen Canada

October 02, 2013 08:48 ET

Best September Ever for Volkswagen Canada

Jetta and Tiguan Sales Continue to Shine

AJAX, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 2, 2013) - September marked the end of summer, and with sales of 5,701 new cars and light trucks, Volkswagen Canada celebrated the change in seasons with its 21st consecutive month of record results. The previous high water mark of 5,468 was set just last year. Year-to-date sales of 47,949 have surpassed last year's (44,919) by 7%.

"The results so far this year have been very encouraging," stated Maria Stenström, President and CEO of Volkswagen Group Canada. "Our critically acclaimed lineup of vehicles set the standard for quality and value."

Last month, a total of 3,006 examples of the Jetta were sold. With a choice of five different engines, including the award-winning TDI Clean Diesel, a Turbocharged Hybrid, and an all-new 1.8L, turbocharged direct-injected powerplant, the Jetta offers drivers an unmatched variety of engines from which to choose.

Sales of the Tiguan compact sport utility also continue to set new records, with 634 rolling out the door in September. It delivers unbelievable value in one of the most competitive segments in the Canadian auto industry.

Volkswagen sales by model line for the month of September 2013:

Volkswagen September 2013 Year-to-Date
Golf 1,030 9,507
Beetle 148 1,953
Jetta 3,006 23,298
Eos 21 450
Passat 708 5,696
Tiguan 634 5,395
Routan 0 100
Touareg 154 1,550
TOTAL 5,701 47,949

About Volkswagen Canada:

Founded in 1952 and celebrating its 60th year in the country, Volkswagen Canada is headquartered in Ajax, Ontario. It is the largest volume European automotive nameplate in Canada, and sells the Golf, Golf Wagon, Golf GTI, Beetle, Jetta, Eos, Passat, CC, Tiguan, Routan, and Touareg through 136 independent Canadian Dealers. It is the leader in affordable TDI Clean Diesel vehicle sales in Canada, and forms part of Volkswagen Group Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany.

Volkswagen is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and is Europe's largest automaker.

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