And quite a few TDI’s were sold in March
Wayne Gerdes - CleanMPG
- April 1, 2010
2010 VW Jetta SportWagen TDI – $24,615 to start and 34 mpg combined. Over 1,700 sold last month.
VW reported March 2010 sales of 22,148 total units, a 40.9% increase over March 2009, and its ninth consecutive month of sales growth. For the year-to-date, Volkswagen's sales have risen 38.4% versus the same timeframe in 2009.
Volkswagen's full line of award-winning TDI Turbo Diesel models, which includes the Jetta, Jetta SportWagen, Golf, and Touareg, once again proved popular with customers. The economical Jetta SportWagen TDI
took the lead, accounting for 85.0% of all Jetta SportWagens sold in March.
The sporty Tiguan compact SUV posted strong sales with an increase of 41.8% compared to March 2009. Volkswagen's European-inspired Routan minivan enjoyed a 36.2% rise over the same period last year, finishing the month with a total of 1,402 units sold.
"The strong performance in March of Volkswagen's many new models is further proof that we are continuing to gain positive momentum," said Mark Barnes, Chief Operating Officer, Volkswagen of America, Inc. "Both VW and our dealers are gearing up for greater growth as we prepare for more new product introductions in the months ahead."
VW’s March 2010 and Cumulative Sales Totals
|January – March||58,283||42,124||38.4%|