The luxury marque achieves its 64th consecutive U.S. sales record. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – May 3, 2016 All-new 2017 Audi Q7 quattro includes permanent AWD with a self-locking center differential - $55,750 to start incl. the $950 D&H charge while saddled with a 19/25 mpgUS city/highway rating. A standard large two-panel panoramic sunroof, xenon plus headlights, LED taillights and arrow LED DRLs, three-zone auto and available four-zone auto climate systems. LED Highs and Lows are just a small taste of what it provides. Audi April 2016 Sales Overview Audi sold 17,801 vehicles in April, 5.8 percent over the 16,827 sold in April of 2015. Year-to-date sales of 59,761 is up 5.0 percent over the 56,925 sold through the same period of 2015. Audi SUV models – Q3, Q5 and Q7 – posted a combined increase of 26 percent. Audi April 2016 Sales Highlights April sales were helped by demand for the all-new 2017 Audi A4 Sedan. The A4 was purchased by 2,983 new owners, up 28.2 percent over the 2,327 sold in April of 2015. Year to date sales of 9,361 is up 18.5 percent over the 7,899 sold through the same period of 2015. Sales of the Audi Q3 climbed to an all-time record high of 1,635 vehicles in April, up 53.5 percent over the 1,065 sold in April of 2015. Year to date sales of 5,030 were up 18.3 percent over the 4,252 sold through the same period of 2015. Sales of the all-new Audi Q7 reached 2,472, up 52.6 percent over the 1,620 sold during April of 2015. Year to date sales of 9,465 is up 86.6 percent over the 5,072 sold during the same period of 2015. Just wait until the 3.0L TDI reappears making this the most efficient and desirable 7-passenger vehicle available anywhere. The A3 Sportback e-tron posted sales of 321 vehicles in April. April 2016 Market Share and Industry Sales Detail In March Honda picked up significant market share. On a volume basis, March sales of 1.50 million vehicles was up 3.4 percent over April of 2015s 1.45 million vehicles sold result. 2016 YTD sales of 5.55 million is up 2.8 percent over the 5.4 million vehicles sold through period of the same 2015. U.S. April 2016 Sales vs. April 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers GM April 2016 Sales Down 3.5% with 259,557 Vehicles Sold Ford April 2016 Sales Up 4.0% with 231,316 Vehicles Sold Toyota April 2016 Sales Up 3.8% with 211,125 Vehicles Sold FCA April 2016 Sales Up 5.6% with 199,631 Vehicles Sold Honda April 2016 Sales up 14.4% with 148,829 Vehicles Sold Nissan April 2016 Sales Up 12.8% with 123,861 Vehicles Sold Hyundai April 2016 Sales Down 8.5% with 62,213 Vehicles Sold Kia April 2016 Sales up 6.1% with 56,508 Vehicles Sold Subaru April 20165 Sales Up 6.6% with 50,380 Vehicles Sold Mercedes-Benz April 2016 Sales down 0.4% with 32,291 Vehicles Sold BMW April 2016 Sales Down 8.3% with 29,747 Vehicles Sold VW April 2016 Sales Down 9.7% with 27,112 Vehicles Sold Mazda April 2016 Sales Up 8.6% with 26,195 Vehicles Sold Audi April 2016 Sales Up 5.8% with 17,801 Vehicles Sold In April, Honda and Mercedes-Benz moved back ahead of Nissan and BMW respectively. The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in April was approximately 17.6 million vehicles. Calendar-year-to-date, the light vehicle SAAR was 17.4 million vehicles.