Volkswagen Canada

Volkswagen Canada

November 01, 2013 14:09 ET

Sales Streak Continues at Volkswagen Canada

22nd Consecutive Months of Best-ever Sales

AJAX, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 1, 2013) - Volkswagen Canada celebrated another milestone in October with its 22nd consecutive month of record sales. For the month, a total of 5,809 new vehicles were sold, bettering last year's record (5,777). Year-to-date sales of 53,758 are 6% ahead of last year (50,696).

"We have found the right balance," stated Maria Stenström, President and CEO of Volkswagen Group Canada. "Our cars deliver a combination of high quality, superb dynamics and safety, along with excellent value."

The Jetta continues to lead the charge, having firmly established itself as a top seller throughout Canada. Last month, 3,267 were sold thanks to 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 brand continues to explore new markets and opportunities, having recently announced a collaboration with the Canadian Double Platinum-selling band, "Walk Off The Earth". The video for the band's latest single; "Gang of Rhythm" features very creative use of The Beetle as not only a source of transportation, but also a source of inspiration… and sound.

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

Volkswagen October 2013 Year-to-Date
Golf 858 10,365
Beetle 130 2,083
Jetta 3,267 26,565
Eos 22 472
Passat 746 6,442
Tiguan 613 6,008
Routan 0 100
Touareg 173 1,723
TOTAL 5,809 53,758

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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