Audi of America Sets Annual Sales Record with 226,511 Deliveries, as Consumer Demand Overcomes a Tight Market

Audi sales in the United States grew 7.8 percent in 2017, setting a new annual record with a total of 226,511 deliveries. December 2017 sales rose 16.3 percent, year over year, for a total of 26,977 vehicles sold in the final month of the year.

For the full year-end report, please visit the Audi Newsroom here.

Annual sales were bolstered by strong performance of the Q5 and Q7 SUVs, as well as the A5. Audi Q5 sales posted a 16.3-percent gain for the year while Q7 rose by 25.5 percent for the year. Sales of the A5, including the all-new to the U.S. market A5 Sportback, more than doubled for the year.

"I’m pleased with our record performance in a tight market and proud of our dealers,” said Audi of America President Scott Keogh. “Audi continues to steadily and consistently execute a strong business model in the U.S. and we will continue to do this by delivering the products and technology consumers want.”

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AUDI US SNAPSHOT   --MTD--   --YTD--
Model Line   Dec '17 Actual   Dec '16 Actual   Yr/Yr % change   Dec '17 YTD Actual   Dec '16 YTD Actual   Yr/Yr % change
A3   1,754   2,315   -24.2%   20,733   27,258   -23.9%
A3 e-tron   270   589   -54.2%   2,877   4,280   -32.8%
A4   3,916   4,009   -2.3%   34,434   34,687   -0.7%
A5   2,958   591   400.5%   21,301   8,354   155.0%
A6   1,970   2,016   -2.3%   16,304   18,686   -12.7%
A7   453   811   -44.1%   4,810   6,558   -26.7%
A8   266   501   -46.9%   3,127   4,149   -24.6%
allroad   361   311   16.1%   3,240   2,300   40.9%
Q3   2,367   2,047   15.6%   20,633   20,048   2.9%
Q5   7,531   6,396   17.7%   57,640   49,550   16.3%
Q7   4,838   3,275   47.7%   38,346   30,563   25.5%
R8   56   82   -31.7%   772   736   4.9%
TT   237   252   -6.0%   2,294   3,044   -24.6%
Total Audi Sales   26,977   23,195   16.3%   226,511   210,213   7.8%
Total CPO Sales   4,443   4,413   0.7%   47,687   46,336   2.9%