Volkswagen of America reported a 14.9 percent sales gain in September 2010 with sales of 19,943 units. Year-to-date sales for the entire line of Volkswagen vehicles were up 20.6 percent over 2009.
“Sales of Volkswagen’s full line of products continued to grow in September,” said Mark Barnes, Chief Operating Officer, Volkswagen of America, Inc. “The Jetta, which is core to our growth plans in North America, showed a strong month with the very first sales of the all-new 2011 Jetta. Our clean diesel TDI vehicles also showed strength, indicating consumers are increasingly seeking the performance and benefits of Volkswagen”s TDI technology.”
Volkswagen Jetta sales came in at 10,769, an increase of 12.6 percent over last year. Consumers began purchasing the new 2011 Jetta that arrived in showrooms late in September. Volkswagen’s clean diesel TDI models accounted for 27 percent of all Volkswagen vehicles sold during the month.
Golf and GTI sales were up 252 percent; Tiguan sales were up 49.7 percent; Routan sales were up 33.9 percent; and Passat sales were up 10.6 percent.
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– By: Omar Rana