Volkswagen Canada

Volkswagen Canada

August 03, 2011 16:17 ET

Record July Sales for Volkswagen Canada

Tenth Consecutive Month of Best-Ever Results

AJAX, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 3, 2011) - Volkswagen Canada is pleased to report that it has established a new company record for sales during the month of July. This marks the tenth consecutive month during which an all-time high has been reached. The 4,522 new vehicles sold exceed last year's total of 3,881 by 17%.

Year-to-date sales of 31,464 are 18% above the same period last year.

The all-new 2011 Jetta has established itself as one of the best selling cars in Canada. Noticeably larger than its predecessor, the Jetta offers more space, better fuel economy and a fresh, modern look despite a significantly lower starting price. During the month of July, 2,323 were sold, bringing its year-to-date total up to 16,364.

The Golf family, including hatchback, wagon and sporty GTI, contributed 1,292 to the overall sales figure, and continues to offer outstanding versatility and value to the Canadian consumer.

Volkswagen presently offers a wide range of vehicles. Each one delivers outstanding fuel economy and combines sportiness, safety and value in a fun-to-drive package.

The range of available engines includes the award-winning TDI Clean Diesel, which can be found in the Jetta, Golf, Golf wagon and Touareg sport utility, and will soon be offered in the upcoming all-new Passat.

Volkswagen sales by model line for the month of July 2011:

Volkswagen July 2011 Year-to-date 2011
City Golf/Jetta 1 93
Golf 1,131 7,190
Golf GTI 161 1,023
New Beetle 5 196
Jetta 2,323 16,391
Eos 102 510
Passat 154 1,025
Tiguan 444 3,430
Routan 69 577
Touareg 132 1,029
TOTAL 4,522 31,464

About Volkswagen Canada:

Founded in 1952, 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, New Beetle, new Jetta, Eos, Passat, CC, Tiguan, Routan, and Touareg through 133 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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