Volkswagen India has announced its monthly sales figures for July 2017. The automaker has registered a growth of 10.5 percent in the country.
Volkswagen sold 4,753 units in July 2017 as opposed to the 4,301 units in July 2016. The company also recorded a year-on-year growth of 13 percent with strong sales in 2017.
Volkswagen recently launched the Tiguan SUV which is receiving huge response from the Indian customers. The robust and impressive Tiguan offers an excellent combination of safety, style, luxury and currently has a waiting period of up to three months.
The Tiguan draws power from a 2-litre turbocharged diesel engine coupled to a 7-speed automatic DSG gearbox. The SUV is based on the MQB platform and is equipped with the 4Motion Intelligent all-wheel-drive system.
The Tiguan also features cruise control, rain and light sensor, LED headlamps with DRLs, LED tail lamps, easy open boot, electric ORVMs, panoramic sunroof, keyless entry and self-sealing tyres.
Director of Volkswagen Passenger Cars India, Steffen Knapp said, "A positive market trend coupled with customer's trust in our strong product portfolio, enables us to further strengthen our commitment to the Indian market. The positive growth in July 2017 is attributed to the strong and performance driven product line-up led by the recently launched Tiguan."
Volkswagen has posted strong growth in the month of July 2017 thanks to the Tiguan SUV. The recently launched SUV received a tremendous response in India since its launch. The new GST tax regime also played a significant role in the growth.