VW sales up 42% in April,10th Consecutive Month of Growth.
HERNDON, Va., May 3 /PRNewswire/ — Volkswagen of America, Inc. today reported April 2010 sales of 23,135 total units, for a 42% increase over April 2009, and its tenth consecutive month of sales growth. For the year-to-date, Volkswagen’s sales have risen 39.4% versus the same timeframe in 2009.
The sporty Tiguan compact SUV posted its strongest month ever with 1,888 units sold, a 56.6% increase compared with April 2009.
Volkswagen’s full line of award-winning TDI® Clean Diesel models, which includes the Jetta, Jetta SportWagen, Golf, and Touareg, again led the way among customers. The exciting and economical Jetta SportWagen TDI continued its strong performance, accounting for 84.0% of all Jetta SportWagens sold in April.
“Continued strong performance across its full line of new Volkswagen models offers further proof that more and more customers are recognizing the brand for its quality, value and driving enjoyment,” said Mark Barnes, Chief Operating Officer, Volkswagen of America, Inc. “As we continue to gain positive momentum, we believe that our continued new product introductions will deliver even greater growth in the months ahead.”