Audi loses top slot to Mercedes in Indian luxury car space, sells 11,192 units in 2015

German luxury carmaker Audi on Monday reported sales of 11,192 units in India for 2015 with 3.14 percent growth over the previous year even as it lost its leadership position in the Indian luxury car space to rival Mercedes-Benz.  

PTI| Last Updated: Jan 11, 2016, 20:14 PM IST
Audi loses top slot to Mercedes in Indian luxury car space, sells 11,192 units in 2015

New Delhi: German luxury carmaker Audi on Monday reported sales of 11,192 units in India for 2015 with 3.14 percent growth over the previous year even as it lost its leadership position in the Indian luxury car space to rival Mercedes-Benz.

Mercedes-Benz sold 13,502 units in India last year as compared with 10,201 units in 2014, a significant jump of 32 percent. BMW India is yet to come out with the sales figure for 2015.

In 2014, Audi had sold 10,851 units in the country, in comparison to Mercedes' 10,201 units, to retain its leadership position. BMW India had sold 6,812 units in 2014.

"Audi has been the preferred choice of luxury mobility for car enthusiasts in India. The year 2015 has seen another year of growth for us and we remained focused towards our aim to provide the best luxury car buying experience to our customers," Audi India, Head, Joe King said in a statement.

The company launched 10 products in India last year, including the limited edition Audi R8 LMX and all new Audi TT Coupe.

Besides, the company also introduced Audi S5 Sportback and the all-new Audi Q7 during the year.

"We are committed towards bringing new products which are technologically advanced, smart, agile and comfortable.. We are very confident that we will continue our growth path in 2016 and beyond," King said.