Lexus July 2016 Sales Report

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Lexus USA has reported 27,890 total sales for July 2016, a 6.5% decrease over last year — here’s the model-by-model breakdown:

MONTH Year to Date (*DSR)
2016 2015 % CHG* 2016 2015 % CHG*
CT 849 1,374 -38.2 5,364 8,497 -36.9
IS 3,461 4,280 -19.1 20,560 27,700 -25.8
RC 977 1,232 -20.7 6,269 7,962 -21.3
ES 5,497 5,440 1.0 33,390 34,481 -3.2
GS 1,218 1,701 -28.4 8,670 12,843 -32.5
LS 433 631 -31.4 3,311 4,332 -23.6
LFA 0 1 -100.0 6 6 0.0
Total Cars 12,435 14,659 -15.2 77,570 95,821 -19.0
NX 4,689 4,337 8.1 27,979 24,386 14.7
RX 8,522 8,264 3.1 57,934 52,543 10.3
GX 1,918 2,337 -17.9 13,068 14,028 -6.8
LX 326 219 48.9 2,903 1,886 53.9
Total Trucks 15,455 15,157 2.0 101,884 92,843 9.7
Total Sales 27,890 29,816 -6.5 179,454 188,664 -4.9

Please note, all percentages are calculated by the Daily Sales Rate (DSR), which takes into account the number of days in the month that dealerships could sell cars. July 2016 had 26 selling days, July 2015 had 26 selling days.

Lexus SUVs are dominating the brand’s sales in the USA, and leading the way is the RX and NX with combined 13,211 units sold — nearly 50% of total volume for the month. Along with the strong LX & GX sales, light-truck sales for Lexus USA had their best-ever July sales.

This success is contrasted by the significant drops in nearly all car sales, with only the ES showing up on the positive side of the ledger. Collectively, car sales are down 19% on the year.

How did Lexus fare against its competition in the USA? Let’s take a look at sales for the German 3: