Herndon-based Volkswagen Group of America reported nearly 40,000 units sold last month with the sales increase led by the new Passat flagship sedan.
Volkswagen of America sold total units of 38,170; 34.2 percent or nearly 10k more than June of 2011 when 28,444 units were driven off dealer lots.
The Jetta model line sold continued as the volume leader with 13,604 units sold but down 20.5 percent. 10,252 Passat sedans were sold to take second place. The Golf model line managed to increase 23.6 percent to 4,092.