Mr. Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. said, “We have witnessed our 5th consecutive increase in monthly sales, and we attribute this achievement to our recently launched New Vento, growing trust in the brand amongst consumers and an excellent dealer network. This has been an exciting year for Volkswagen Cars, and it gives us immense pleasure to report an increase of 19% in our overall sales for the period of Jan – June 2015. The growth of 31% in the month of June 2015 is higher than the industry average, and we remain confident of continuing to improve our sales figures over the coming months.”
Volkswagen, Europe’s largest carmaker sold 4,039 units in June 2015 as compared to 3,079 units sold in the corresponding month, the previous year, marking an increase of 31% in overall monthly sales and an increase of 19% in Jan-June 2015 as compared to same period last year.
This increase in sales is attributed to the recent successful launches of the New Vento and the New Jetta, which continued to raise the bar by offering the best in safety, build quality and driving dynamics in their respective segments. The Volkswagen Polo, the only hatchback in its segment that comes with a 4-star NCAP safety rating for adult occupants, also continues to contribute to Volkswagen’s increase in sales. Especially noteworthy is the Polo GT TSI, with its powerful turbocharged petrol engine and 7-speed DSG transmission, leads Volkswagen’s strong sales performance in the premium hatchback segment.