November 1, 2006
Source: Audi of America
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. Audi of America, Inc. today reported that October 2006 sales totaled 6,431, a decrease of 3.4 percent compared to strong results a year ago. For the year, Audi sales are up 4.1 percent over the same period in 2005.
Consumers showed strong interest in the all-new Audi Q7 SUV and A8 models. Audi Q7 sales totaled 1,653 during October, bringing the year total to 5,663 since its launch in June. The A8 model line had 442 sales during October, a 12.5 percent increase over the same month last year.
Sales of Audi Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicles rose during October and totaled 1,882, a 0.5 percent increase over last year. CPO sales for the year are 20,723, up 4.9 percent over the same period last year.
Audis history in America dates to 1969, when the brand was first introduced to the U.S. market. Today, a network of over 260 Audi dealers currently offers a line of premium vehicles that include the Audi A3 compact; the sporty A4 sedan, Avant and Cabriolet models; the high performance S4 sedan, Avant and Cabriolet models; the high-revving RS 4 sports sedan; the design-leading A6 sedan and Avant; the all-new Audi Q7 SUV; the all-aluminum Audi A8; and the new V10-powered S6 and S8 performance sedans.
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