The VFACT sales data shows Volkswagen delivered 58,004 in Australia in 2017, a 2.5% increase on the brand’s 2016 total.
Skoda sales climbed 12.4% with 5,350 Skoda cars and SUVs delivered to Aussie customers in the year.
Driving a lot of the Volkswagen growth was a healthy jump in demand for the German brand’s range of commercial vehicles.
Record sales were reported by the division with 15,688 deliveries in 2017 – an increase of 14.1% on 2016.
Volkswagen’s Australian boss, Michael Bartsch, paid tribute to the nation’s loyal Volkswagen and Skoda customers.
“Volkswagen Group Australia continues to sell record numbers of the world’s best affordable vehicles,”
“We thank our customers and die-hard fans for their continued loyalty and support.”