Best clean diesel sales month since launch of all-new TDI
Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced May 2009 sales of 19,568 units, a 12.4 percent decrease over May 2008.
Volkswagen of America’s volume model, the Jetta, posted its best sales month since August of 2008 with sales of 8,992 units. The Jetta SportWagen posted its best sales month since its launch last year with sales of 1,605 units. Volkswagen’s award winning clean diesel models also posted their best sales month since their launch last year with 3,862 units sold.
“In this challenging economy, Volkswagen is pleased with our May sales results,” said Mark Barnes, Chief Operating Officer, Volkswagen of America, Inc. “We’re really encouraged by how well our Jetta sedan and SportWagen did in May, and equally excited by how well our TDI clean diesel models continue to sell,” added Barnes