TORONTO, ON (November 1, 2011) - Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. reported an increase in sales of 13 percent in October with a total of 490 vehicles sold. Year-to-date sales are up 4.9 percent in Canada.
The top seller of the month was the XC60 premium crossover, selling 170 units with second place held by the S60 which sold 141 units last month.
"The XC60 continues to be a popular choice for Canadian consumers looking for a safe and stylish premium crossover," says Jeff Pugliese, President, Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. "With the new S60 R-Design appearing this Fall, we expect even more enthusiasm for the S60 as we move into 2012."
Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. is part of the Volvo Car Corporation of Göteborg, Sweden. The company provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to the 41 Volvo automobile retailers across the country. The company's product range includes the stylish and sporty C30, the elegant C70 hardtop convertible, the S40 sedan and the S80 flagship sedan. For customers looking for a vehicle with all-road capability, Volvo offers the versatile XC60, XC70 and XC90. The new-for-2011 S60 sport sedan lineup now includes the T6 AWD and T5 FWD, both offering Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake. The S60 recently joined the 2011 S80, C30, XC60 and XC90 as a Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
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