Volkswagen Canada



Volkswagen Canada

May 01, 2014 17:16 ET

Sales Record at Volkswagen Canada

Best Month of All Time

AJAX, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 1, 2014) - With spring slowly creeping up on the country, Volkswagen Canada saw its strongest sales month of all time. A total of 6,483 new Volkswagens were sold during April, bringing the year-to-date figure to 17,925.

Tailored to the Canadian market, the Jetta compact sedan remains the company's most popular model, and one of the top-selling vehicles in the country. During the month, 3,761 were sold. With a long line of standard features and an excellent reputation for safety, fuel efficiency and value, the Jetta continues to establish new sales records.

Volkswagen continuously seeks to deliver the most innovative product lineup. This spring, a new, highly-efficient and powerful 1.8 litre turbocharged engine was added to the Passat and Beetle, including the Beetle Convertible. An example of Volkswagen's "intelligent downsizing", these smaller, more efficient engines are coupled with turbochargers to ensure excellent performance and significant increases in fuel economy.

Volkswagen is an industry leader in the pursuit of ever more efficient powertrains, and also offers a full lineup of vehicles powered by award-winning TDI Clean Diesel engines, as well as a turbocharged hybrid version of the Jetta, which was recently named as a "Canadian Green Car" award winner.

Volkswagen sales by model line for the month of April 2014:

Volkswagen April 2014 Year to Date
Golf 253 972
Beetle 288 644
Jetta 3,761 9,940
Eos 78 145
Passat 951 2,507
Tiguan 940 3,076
Touareg 212 641
TOTAL 6,483 17,925

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, Beetle, Jetta, Eos, Passat, CC, Tiguan, 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.

Visit Volkswagen Canada online at Volkswagen.ca.

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