Volkswagen Canada

Volkswagen Canada

December 01, 2010 17:27 ET

Record November Results for Volkswagen

All-New 2011 Jetta Continues to Set the Pace

AJAX, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 1, 2010) - With a total of 3,934 units, Volkswagen Canada is pleased to report that November new vehicle sales were their best ever, a full 23% above last year's total of 3,190. Year-to-date sales of 41,651 are also 13% above last year's total of 36,854, and have the company on pace to establish a new record for full year results.

The all-new 2011 Jetta continued to lead the way with 2,070 moving off the showroom floor. This figure represents a 201% gain over last year's total of 693. The company is justifiably proud of its performance, and hopes to continue the success story in the coming months.

Also impressive were sales of the Golf, with total deliveries of 513 during the month. Year-to-date, the Golf is up by 59% over 2009. The Golf Wagon had sales of 333, and the Golf GTI reported 144. The Golf Family is now selling at a rate 117% better than the previous year.

TDI Clean Diesel sales continue to rise, and now account for 30% of the total volume of all new Volkswagens. Consumer awareness of this award-winning technology has grown, and it is now available on the new Jetta, Golf and all-new Touareg sport utility models. TDI Clean Diesel technology results in high mileage and expanded vehicle range, while remaining environmentally responsible and fun to drive. 

Volkswagen sales by model line for the month of November and Year-to-Date 2010:
Volkswagen November 2010 Year-To-Date 2010
City Golf/Jetta 79 3,290
Golf / Rabbit 846 12,214
Golf GTI 144 2,032
New Beetle 39 740
Jetta 2,086 12,323
Eos 26 745
Passat 212 3,445
Tiguan 361 5,290
Routan 33 960
Touareg 108 612
TOTAL 3,934 41,651

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, 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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