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Audi Sets 65th Consecutive Monthly U.S. Sales Record in May as SUVs Drive Demand

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HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Audi reported that its May 2016 sales increased 1.6 percent to 18,728 vehicles, a total that stands as the brand's fourth-best monthly result in the U.S.

Audi achieved its best May sales in the U.S., marking the 65th straight monthly record. The previous May record was set in 2015 with 18,428 Audi vehicles sold. Through the first five months of 2016, Audi U.S. sales have risen 4.2 percent from last year to 78,489 vehicles.

May results were bolstered by Audi SUV sales, which rose 26 percent. The Audi Q3 posted a record high of 1,719 vehicles sold for the month, a 52 percent increase over last May. Sales of the Audi Q7 rose 46 percent over last May, to 2,663 vehicles, the second-highest sales month on record for this model, second only to March 2016 sales of 3,004 vehicles.

"With the all-new Audi Q7 and Audi Q3 setting records for the month, sales of Audi luxury SUVs show no sign of slowing down," said Mark Del Rosso, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Audi of America. "From SUVs to the R8, consumer interest across the Audi lineup indicates that we can expect to continue building momentum in the months ahead."

The all-new Audi A4 Sedan posted sales of 2,756 vehicles in May. Year-to-date sales have increased 13 percent over 2015.

The new A3 Sportback e-tron set a monthly sales record with 361 deliveries in May and 1,589 vehicles sold year-to-date.

ABOUT AUDI

Audi of America, Inc. and its U.S. dealers offer a full line of German-engineered luxury vehicles. AUDI AG is among the most successful luxury automotive brands globally. The Audi Group delivered over 1,800,000 vehicles to customers globally in 2015, and broke all-time company sales records for the 6th straight year in the U.S. Through 2019, AUDI AG plans to invest about 24 billion euros - 70 percent of the investment will flow into the development of new models and technologies. Visit www.audiusa.com or www.audiusa.com/newsroom for more information regarding Audi vehicles and business topics.

         

AUDI US
SNAPSHOT

  --MTD--   --YTD--
Model Line  

May '16
Actual

 

May '15
Actual

 

Yr/Yr %
change

 

May '16
YTD Actual

 

May '15
YTD
Actual

 

Yr/Yr %
change

A3   3,040   3,493   -13.0%   13,413   14,423   -7.0%
A4   2,756   2,785   -1.0%   12,117   10,684   13.4%
A5   818   1,341   -39.0%   3,532   5,618   -37.1%
A6   1,661   2,027   -18.1%   6,638   8,978   -26.1%
A7   560   838   -33.2%   2,569   2,707   -5.1%
A8   323   416   -22.4%   1,638   1,870   -12.4%
allroad   106   223   -52.5%   703   1,076   -34.7%
Q5   4,736   4,280   10.7%   17,567   17,396   1.0%
Q7   2,663   1,823   46.1%   12,128   6,895   75.9%
Q3   1,719   1,128   52.4%   6,749   5,380   25.4%
R8   67   73   -8.2%   190   312   -39.1%
TT   279   1   27800.0%   1,245   14   8792.9%
Total Audi Sales   18,728   18,428   1.6%   78,489   75,353   4.2%
Total CPO Sales   3,836   4,405   -12.9%   19,222   19,685   -2.4%
           
NOTES:
- A3 includes A3 Sedan, S3 Sedan, A3 Cabriolet and A3 Sportback.
- A4 includes A4 Sedan and S4 Sedan, but does not include Audi allroad.
- A5 includes A5 Coupe, S5 Coupe, RS 5 Coupe, A5 Cabriolet, S5 Cabriolet and RS 5 Cabriolet.
- A6 includes A6 Sedan and S6 Sedan.
- A7 includes A7 Sedan, S7 Sedan and RS 7 Sedan.
- A8 includes A8 Sedan, A8 L Sedan and S8 Sedan.
- Q5 includes Q5 and SQ5.
- R8 includes R8 Coupe and R8 Spyder.
- TT includes TT Coupe, TTS Coupe and TT Roadster.

Audi of America Communications
Mark Clothier, +1 703-364-7489
mark.clothier@audi.com
www.audiusa.com/newsroom

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