Volkswagen's U.S. sales fell 18 percent in the fourth quarter to 68,970 and finished the year down 20 percent, at 301,069, on continuing supply and production issues. Audi deliveries rose 63 percent in the fourth quarter to 54,054 but slipped 4.7 percent to 186,875 for the year.
Brand: Volkswagen, down 18% in Q4, down 20% in 2022; Audi up 63% in Q4, down 4.7% in 2022;
Notable nameplates (Q4): Volkswagen Atlas, down 31%; Tiguan, down 2%; Jetta, down 43%; ID4, up 111%; Audi Q5, up 91%; Q7, up 98%; A5, up 63%
U.S. light-vehicle market share (VW Group): 4.1 percent in 2022, down from 4.3 percent in 2021.
Incentives (Q4): $1,574 per vehicle for Volkswagen Group, down 61% from a year earlier, TrueCar says.
Average transaction price (Q4): $48,479 for VW Group, up 22% from a year earlier, according to TrueCar.
Quote: "Audi finished the year strong: best-ever BEV sales, consecutive quarterly new car sales growth in the second half, and a record-breaking year in after sales," Daniel Weissland, president of Audi of America, said in a written statement.
Did you know? The VW brand's total U.S. sales in 2022 were its lowest in the market since 2010.