Audi continues record U.S. sales strain for 68th uninterrupted month

Posted on 05. Sep, 2016 by in Volkswagen Canada


• Second-best sales month in Audi of America history
• Q3 sets third uninterrupted sales record with 88 percent increase
• Strong direct for A4 sedan in tightening automobile market

Audi achieved a best-ever August, as good as a second-best sales month, in a brand’s U.S. history. The prior Aug record was set in 2015 with sales of 18,794 vehicles. Year-to-date sales have risen 3.5 percent to 134,562 vehicles sold. Aug 2016 sales are second usually to Dec 2015.

Demand for Audi SUVs bolstered Aug sales with a 9.1 percent boost over final Aug and a 20 percent boost year-to-date. The Q3 posted a third uninterrupted sales record with 2,238 vehicles sole for a month, an 88 percent boost over Aug 2015. Sales of a Q7 rose 16 percent from final Aug to 2,347 vehicles, with an boost of 56 percent year-to-date.

Amid lagging consumer direct for cars, a A4 sedan posted a 17 percent boost to 2,965 vehicles for a month and a 12 percent boost year-to-date. The A3 indication line posted 3,032 sales for August, including 346 deliveries of a A3 Sportback e-tron. The plug-in hybrid has available sales of 2,637 vehicles year-to-date.

“August outlines a finish of a successful summer offered deteriorate with pivotal models such as a Q3 sketch some-more business to a brand,” pronounced Mark Del Rosso, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Audi of America. “We are certain that the movement will outcome in postulated expansion this year.”

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