Visitors try out an Audi A4L at the 2019 Guangzhou auto show. [Photo by Zhang Dandan/China Daily]

CHANGCHUN — FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Co Ltd announced that its Audi brand set a new sales record in China in 2020.

A total of 726,288 new Audi vehicles were sold in China last year, up 5.4 percent year-on-year, the automaker said.

A total of 674,700 domestically-manufactured new Audi vehicles were delivered, up 7 percent year-on-year. Models such as Audi A6L, Audi Q5L recorded strong performance.

A total of 51,588 imported Audi cars were sold, with sales of Audi A8L rising 13.9 percent year-on-year to 14,150.

Audi officially entered the Chinese market in May 1988. At present, China is Audi’s biggest single market in the world.