New April Milestone for Volkswagen Canada

New April Milestone for Volkswagen Canada 
Strongest Lineup Ever 
AJAX, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/01/13 -- Bolstered by a solid
lineup, April sales for Volkswagen Canada came in at record levels
for the sixteenth consecutive month. Company sales of 6,248 new cars
and light trucks were 11% above last year's total (5,620).
Year-to-date, the news is also very positive as Volkswagen has
delivered 19,416 vehicles, bettering last year by 12% (17,332). 
"Our entire lineup is more affordable than ever," stated Maria
Stenstrom, President and CEO of Volkswagen Group Canada. "We have
built a reputation for offering European design and quality while
offering excellent value."  
The Jetta remains the top-seller in the lineup, accounting for 2,814
units last month. Year-to-date, Jetta sales are 52% greater than last
year. 
Sales of the Volkswagen Tiguan compact sport utility were also
particularly strong. A total of 641 were delivered, which was 19%
more than from the same period in 2012. Now available from a starting
price of under $25,000, the Tiguan combines the style and performance
of the iconic GTI along with the rugged good looks and carrying
capacity of a sport utility vehicle. 
Volkswagen sales by model line for the month of April 2013:  


 
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        Volkswagen               April 2013               Year-to-Date      
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Golf                                1,289                    3,786          
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Beetle                               393                      842           
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Jetta                               2,814                    9,838          
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Eos                                  108                      230           
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Passat                               753                     2,194          
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Tiguan                               641                     1,778          
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Routan                               40                        95           
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Touareg                              210                      653           
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TOTAL                               6,248                    19,416         
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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. 
Visit Volkswagen Canada online at Volkswagen.ca.
Contacts:
Volkswagen Canada
Spokesperson: Thomas Tetzlaff
905-428-5858
Thomas.Tetzlaff@VW.ca