Volkswagen reported U.S. sales of 30,618 in March, a drop of 3.3 percent on like-2000. Year-to-date sales of 75,027 were also off - by 9.19 percent - compared with like-2000's 82,621. VW did however record a March record for the latest Passat with sales of 8,226, up 6.8 percent from last year's 7,704.