Lexus USA February 2009 Sales Report

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The Lexus USA sales numbers for February have been released, and it’s just plain depressing:

2009 2008 % Change
IS250/350/F 2,147 3,906 -42.7
ES350 2,575 4,795 -44.1
GS350/460/450h 595 1,422 -56.4
SC430 76 189 -58.1
LS460/600h L 700 1,891 -61.4
Total Cars 6,093 12,203 -48.0
RX350/400h 6,218 6,956 -6.9
GX470 516 1,549 -65.3
LX570 281 569 -48.6
Total Trucks 7,015 9,074 -19.5
Total Sales 13,108 21,277 -35.8

The fact that car sales are down almost 50% under last year is frightening — but let’s put it into context with some competitor’s stats:

2009 2008 % Change
Audi 4,653 6,152 -24.4
BMW 12,979 20,775 -37.5
Infiniti 6,359 10,068 -36.8
Mercedes 14,199 18,564 -23.5

Misery loves company.