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Diesel TDI model grabs 81% of VW Jetta Sportwagen sales in June

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on Jul 1st, 2009 at 6:39PM

General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Honda and everyone else may not think there is much of a market for mainstream diesel vehicles in the United States, but Volkswagen would beg to differ. Since it launched its new generation diesels last fall in the Jetta and earlier this year in the Touareg, they have been selling like hotcakes with June being its best month yet. Last month was the best sales month to date for the Sportwagen with 1,982 sales and a whopping 81% of those were equipped with the 2.0-liter TDI four-cylinder. Among the 8,431 Jetta sedans sold in June, 40% were diesel powered. And... Read More

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