Audi extended its industry-best sales streak to 101 months.
Volkswagen brand sales rose 18 percent to 32,548 on growing strength of the brand's lineup of crossovers, offsetting major declines in its sedan and hatchback lineup. Audi extended its industry-best sales streak to 101 months, with deliveries rising 7.4 percent to 20,090 vehicles on strength from its A5 sedan and Q5 crossover.
Brands: VW up 18%, Audi up 7.4%.
Notable nameplates: Audi Q5 up 25%; Audi A5 up 284%; Audi Q7 up 15%; VW Passat down 32%; VW Golf family down 24%; VW Jetta down 43%; VW Atlas, 6,063 sales; VW Tiguan (redesigned), 8,276 sales.
Incentives (including Porsche): $3,681 per vehicle, up 5.9% from a year earlier, according to ALG.
Average transaction price (including Porsche): $35,574, up 5.6% from a year earlier, ALG says.
Did you know? Volkswagen brand crossover sales have accounted for more than half of its total sales through three months of 2018. At the same point last year, crossovers accounted for 14.4 percent of the brand's sales.