Volkswagen brand sales rose 4.5 percent in April to 28,794 on continued growth in the brand's lineup of crossovers, offsetting major declines in its sedan and hatchback lineup. Audi extended its industry-best sales streak to 102 months, with deliveries rising 2.1 percent to 19,104 vehicles on strength from its A5 sedan and Q3 crossover.
Brands: VW up 4.5%, Audi up 2.1%.
Notable nameplates: Audi Q3 up 34%, Audi A5 up 115%, Audi Q7 up 2%, VW Passat down 34%, VW Golf family down 35%, VW Jetta down 4%, VW Atlas, 5,404 sales, VW Tiguan (redesigned), 7,637 sales.
Incentives (including Porsche): $3,537 per vehicle, down 12% from a year earlier, according to ALG.
Average transaction price (including Porsche): $36,570, up 7% from a year earlier, ALG says.
Did you know? Volkswagen brand sales for the year are up 8.6 percent, giving the brand its best four month sales total since 2014, before the diesel emissions crisis.