3 Audi Models Going in the Right Direction in 2023
Are Audi SUVs more popular this year than last year? A telling statistic to let us know how popular these luxury SUVs are compared to the previous year is the year-to-date sales. Most drivers understand the high-class quality and impressive luxury features in the Audi Q5, Q7, and Q8 SUVs, but seeing it proven with increased year-over-year sales provides additional proof.
Is the 2023 Audi Q5 more popular than the 2022 version?
Audi sales figures for the compact Q5 SUVs show significant increases in popularity compared to the 2022 version. GoodCarBadCar tells us the Q5 sales through September 2022 were 37,273 models, but 2023 shows a 46.77% increase already. This compact SUV has sold like hot cakes all year, with a YTD total through September of 54,705 models sold.
Why is the 2023 Q5 selling well?
The 2023 version of this compact Audi SUV has a few upgrades compared to the 2022 version. For the current model, Audi adds:
- Standard adaptive cruise control
- A Bang & Olufsen audio system is part of the standard Premium Plus trim
What are the pros and cons of this luxury SUV? On the positive end, it has a roomy cabin that keeps road noise out, and the interior is full of premium materials. On the negative end, it doesn’t stand out with any features, and the touchscreen interface and be distracting while driving.
Is the 2023 Audi Q7 more popular than the 2022 version?
Audi sales figures for the midsize Q7 SUVs show amazing increases in popularity compared to the 2022. The Q7 sales through September 2022 were 11,914 models, but 2023 shows an 80.02% increase already. This midsize luxury SUV has reported 21,448 models sold through September 2023.
Why is the 2023 Q7 selling well?
An indicator of why a vehicle is more popular one year compared to the last is the changes made to that vehicle. The 2023 Audi Q7 adds:
- More power for the base 4-cylinder engine
- Upgrades to standard and available features
What can you look forward to with the 2023 Audi Q7? It has really good build quality in the interior, and the ride is as smooth as you’d expect from a vehicle with this price tag. Unfortunately, it has less cargo room than others in its class, and again, the infotainment display is distracting.
Is the 2023 Audi Q8 more popular than the 2022 version?
Audi sales figures for the midsize Q8 SUVs show pleasing increases in popularity compared to the 2022. The Q8 sales through September 2022 were 5,876 models, which isn’t a lot, but 2023 shows a 71.02% increase YTD. This midsize coupe-like luxury SUV has reported sales of 10,049 models through September 2023.
Why is the 2023 Q8 selling well?
The 2023 Audi Q8 is a coupe-like midsize luxury crossover SUV with sporty style and room for several passengers. The improvements made to the current model include:
- Additional features available for the Q8
- Remote Park Assist Plus is standard on the Prestige trim
The Audi Q8 has plenty of standard features, which is a huge plus. It also has impressive safety features, leading it to be a top choice in that area. It’s not as practical as the Q7, and the throttle responds slowly in the default driving mode.
Is the Audi brand more popular in 2023 than in 2022?
Have Audi sales increased across the entire lineup for 2023 compared to 2022? Looking at the monthly sales figures from Good Car Bad Car, we see this brand’s overall sales figures have been significantly greater every month in 2023 compared to 2022. The greatest sales increase occurred in August, with reported 2023 sales of 20,609 Audi vehicles compared to 6,215 Audi models in 2022.
Audi Sales Figures Compared 2022 vs 2023
Audi SUV sales have increased YTD compared to last year, with the Q5, Q7, and Q8 leading the way for the brand. Will this trend continue for the rest of 2023?