Volkswagen Announces Strongest Sales Month in Eight Years

Volkswagen Announces Strongest Sales Month in Eight Years

April sales total 28,542 units, a 23 percent increase over prior year sales

HERNDON, Va. (May 3, 2011) – Volkswagen of America, Inc. today reported 28,542 units sold in April 2011, a 23 percent increase over prior year sales and the company’s best sales month since November 2003. Year-to-date sales are up 17 percent.

“We are gaining traction in the U.S. market,” said Jonathan Browning, President and CEO, Volkswagen of America, Inc. “With our Jetta model continuing to lead the way, the numbers show our product line up is responding to consumers needs for performance, precision engineering and smart fuel economy.”

Volkswagen Jetta sales totaled 16,955 – a 74 percent increase over last year. Sport utility vehicles Touareg and Tiguan experienced 62 percent and 47 percent sales increases, respectively. CC sales increased 39 percent over prior year. Volkswagen’s high-mileage, clean diesel TDI models accounted for more than 23 percent of all April sales.

“The enthusiasm and demand for our products is unmistakable and we see this trend continuing when the new Beetle and U.S.-built Passat hit showroom floors this fall,” said Browning.

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Posted on May 4, 2011, in Diesel, Jetta, Volkswagen. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Japan is responsible

  2. The surfboards pulled the roof off?

  3. It’s because VW is importing crap compared to last year NOT TO MENTION compared to what’s available in europe!

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