The luxury performance brand continues its sales winning ways. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Aug, 2, 2016 2017 Audi Q7 - $55,750 to start incl. the $950 D&H charge offers owners a 19/25 rating with the std. 333 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque 3.0L TSI engine. TrueCar is showing only $1k discounts where dealerships are under contract. If a vehicle ended that 3.0L TDI, this is the one. Hopefully soon. Audi July 2016 Sales Overview Audi reported it sold 18,364 vehicles in July, up 4.0 percent over the 17,654 sold in July of 2015. This result was the best July and the 67th straight monthly U.S. sales record for the Brand of Four Rings. YTD sales of 115,298 are up 3.6 percent over the 111,269 sold through the same period of 2015. Audi July 2016 Sales Highlights July Q3 sales of 1,819 are up 56.0 percent over the 1,166 sold in July of 2015. YTD sales of 10,287 are up 38.8 percent over the 7,413 sold through the same period of 2015. 2017 Audi Q7 Great vehicle and technology in need of a more efficient drivetrain. July Q7 sales of 2,322 are up 19.8 percent over the 1,939 sold in July of 2015. YTD sales of 17,063 are up 63.1 percent over the 10,464 sold through the same period of 2015. Market Share Detail In July, GM and Ford market share were both down a significant 0.5 percent. Honda on the other hand experienced an uptick of 0.4 percent while Hyundai and Kia share were up both 0.2 percent. On a volume basis, July of 2016 US Auto sales of 1.52 million vehicles was up 0.6 percent over July of 2015s 1.51 million vehicles result. 2016 YTD sales of 10.11 million is up 1.0 percent above the 10.01 million vehicles sold through the same period of 2015. U.S. July 2016 Sales vs. July 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers GM July 2016 Sales Down 1.9% with 267,258 Vehicles Sold Ford July 2016 Sales Down 2.8% with 216,479 Vehicles Sold Toyota July 2016 Sales Down 1.4% with 214,233 Vehicles Sold FCA July 2016 Sales Up 1.3% with 180,727 Vehicles Sold Honda July 2016 Sales Up 4.4% with 152,799 Vehicles Sold Nissan July 2016 Sales Up 1.2% with 132,475 Vehicles Sold Hyundai July 2016 Sales Up 5.6% with 75,003 Vehicles Sold Kia July 2016 Sales Up 6.5% with 59,969 Vehicles Sold Subaru July 2016 Sales Up 3.1% with 52,093 Vehicles Sold Mercedes-Benz July 2016 Sales Up 7.2% with 32,288 Vehicles Sold BMW July 2016 Sales Down 5.0% with 30,551 Vehicles Sold VW July 2016 Sales Down 8.1% with 28,758 Vehicles Sold Mazda July 2016 Sales Up 2.8% with 27,915 Vehicles Sold Audi July 2016 Sales Up 4.0% with 18,364 Vehicles Sold In June, Toyota moved within 2,246 vehicles of overtaking Ford for the 2nd position, Honda overtook Nissan for the 5th spot, Mercedes-Benz overtook BMW for the 10 position, and VW moved ahead of Mazda to occupy the 12th spot. The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in July was 17.9 million vehicles. On a YTD sales basis, light-vehicle SAAR was 17.3 million vehicles.