Year-to-Date Audi Sales Are Up Heading into 2019
Although we’re still approaching the end of 2018, Audi dealerships have been hard at work selling 2019 models for months now. From the practical A3 sedan to the family-friendly Q8 and the performance-tuned RS 3, there’s no shortage of vehicle selections from the German automaker. While November sales were down year-over-year, overall 2018 year-to-date sales were up 0.5 percent for Audi.
Serious Safety: The 2019 Audi A8 provides confidence where you need it most
Leading the pack in sales increases were the A5 with a 32 percent increase YTD and the Q5 with a 23 percent increase. Certified Pre-Owned sales are also up YTD for Audi, with the A3 seeing a massive 69 percent increase, contributing to an overall 6 percent YTD increase for CPO vehicles.
When it comes to innovation, Audi has been focusing on the technology of the future with its e-tron GT concept that premiered at the Los Angeles Auto Show. On top of a stunning debut, the new concept vehicle is set to make an appearance in the highly anticipated Avengers: Endgame.
“Our changing world is redefining mobility. Our customers and our dealer partners deserve products that bring the absolute best of Audi design and technology into the future,” said Mark Del Rosso, President, Audi of America.
Bring on the Accolades: Kelley Blue Book recognizes two 2019 Audi vehicles
It was a great year for Audi in regards to being recognized for quality. Two of its 2019 models have already won awards from Kelley Blue Book and Edmunds, including the KBB Best Buy Award in the Compact Luxury SUV category (for the 2019 Audi Q5), the KBB Best Buy Award in the Midsize Luxury SUV category (for the 2019 Audi Q7), and the Edmunds Buyers Most Wanted Award (for the 2019 Audi Q5).
With accolades like those, 2019 is sure to be another successful year for Audi. From inspiring concepts to thrilling performance vehicles and feature-packed SUVs, the new year is looking bright.