SUVs keep the brand of four rings sales momentum moving upward. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – July 1, 2016 2017 AWD Audi Q7 Premium - $55,750 to start incl. the $950 D&H charge. EPA ratings of 19/25 mpg city/highway are not particularly stellar but a TDI variant is probably only a few months away. Audi June 2016 Sales Overview Audi reported that it sold a June record 18,445 vehicles, up 1.0 percent over the 18,262 sold in June of 2015. Audi stated it was the 66th consecutive monthly sales record in the U.S. YTD, Audi sales of 96,934 is up 3.5 percent over the 93,615 sold through the first 6-months of 2015. Demand for Audi SUVs supported June sales with a 29 percent increase over June 2015. Audi June 2016 Sales Highlights The Q3 achieved sales of 1,719 vehicles in June, up 98.3 percent increase over the 867 sold in June of 2015. YTD sales of 8,468 vehicles is up 35.6 percent over the 6,247 sold through the first 6-months of 2015. 2016 Audi Q7 The all-new Q7 experienced June sales of 2,613 vehicles, up 60.3 percent over the 1,630 sold in June of 2015. YTD sales of 14,741 is up an even stronger 72.9 percent over the 8,525 sold during the same 6-month period of 2015. The new A3 Sportback e-tron achieved sales of 353 in June and 1,942 vehicles sold year-to-date. Market Share Detail In June, VW market share was down a significant 0.5 percent from its previous 2.1 percent share. This is expected given the TDI emissions problems revealed last fall. Nissan share was up an eye opening 0.9 percent while Toyota was down the same. Ford was up 0.6 percent while GM was down 0.7 percent vs June of 2015. On a volume basis, June of 2016 US Auto sales of 1.51 million vehicles was up 2.7 percent over June of 2015s 1.47 million vehicles result. 2016 YTD sales of 8.59 million is up 1.1 percent ahead of the 8.59 million vehicles sold through the same period of 2015. U.S. June 2016 Sales vs. June 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers GM June 2016 Sales Down 1.6% with 255,210 Vehicles Sold Ford June 2016 Sales Up 6.4% with 240,109 Vehicles Sold Toyota June 2016 Sales Down 5.6% with 198,257 Vehicles Sold FCA June 2016 Sales Up 6.5% with 197,073 Vehicles Sold Nissan June 2016 Sales Up 13.1% with 140,553 Vehicles Sold Honda June 2016 Sales Up 3.2% with 138,715 Vehicles Sold Hyundai June 2016 Sales Up 0.0% with 67,511 Vehicles Sold Kia June 2016 Sales Up 15.6% with 62,572 Vehicles Sold Subaru June 20165 Sales Up 5.1% with 46,598 Vehicles Sold BMW June 2016 Sales Down 11.9% with 33,769 Vehicles Sold Mercedes-Benz June 2016 Sales Up 2.3% with 31,965 Vehicles Sold Mazda June 2016 Sales Down 3.8% with 26,188 Vehicles Sold VW June 2016 Sales Down 21.8% with 23,809 Vehicles Sold Audi June 2016 Sales Up 1.0% with 18,445 Vehicles Sold In June, FCA moved within 1,250 vehicles of overtaking Toyota for the 3rd position, Nissan overtook Honda for the 5th spot and Mazda overtook VW for the first time to occupy the 12th spot. The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in June was approximately 17.0 million vehicles. Calendar-year-to-date, the light vehicle SAAR was 17.3 million vehicles.