Volkswagen Canada

Volkswagen Canada

November 03, 2014 12:52 ET

Volkswagen Canada Maintains Record Sales Pace in October

2015 Golf and Jetta Remain Top-Sellers

AJAX, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 3, 2014) - Brisk sales at Volkswagen Canada during the month of October helped the company stay firmly on course for a 5th straight annual record. A total of 5,276 new cars and light trucks were delivered from its 136 dealers, bringing the year-to-date number to 56,443. This represents a 5% increase over the 53,758 sold during the same ten month period last year.

Volkswagen's best-selling car remains the Jetta sedan, with the 2,235 sold in October driving year-to-date sales to 27,451. The 2015 Jetta has seen an elegant restyling both inside and out, and now offers the latest driver safety aids including blind spot awareness, forward collision warning and rear cross traffic alert.

Sales of the Golf family of cars rose to 1,543 for the month. The all-new, 7th generation 2015 Golf and GTI, combined with the Golf Wagon offer consumers European style and sophistication in a fun-to-drive package designed to meet the needs of every driver.

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

Volkswagen October 2014 Year to Date
Golf 1,543 9,604
Beetle 116 1,732
Jetta 2,235 27,451
Eos 21 405
Passat 497 6,554
Tiguan 648 8,807
Touareg 216 1,890
TOTAL 5,276 56,443

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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