Lexus November 2016 Sales Report

Lexus NX November 2016

USA

Lexus USA has reported 29,050 total sales for November 2016, a 14.1% improvement over last year — here’s the model-by-model breakdown:

MONTH Year to Date (*DSR)
2016 2015 % CHG* 2016 2015 % CHG*
CT 550 984 ‐48.6 7,935 13,193 ‐39.9
IS 3,571 3,063 7.3 32,857 41,402 ‐20.6
RC 881 1,282 ‐36.8 10,123 13,073 ‐22.6
ES 4,097 4,725 ‐20.2 52,060 57,113 ‐8.8
GS 1,201 2,174 ‐49.2 13,553 19,694 ‐31.2
LS 440 534 -24.2 4,905 6,311 ‐22.3
LFA 0 0 N/A 6 8 N/A
Total Cars 10,740 12,762 ‐22.6 121,439 150,794 ‐19.5
NX 5,120 3,284 43.4 47,509 38,630 23
RX 10,269 10,771 ‐12.3 94,553 88,711 6.6
GX 2,307 2,011 5.5 21,674 22,094 ‐1.9
LX 614 512 10.3 4,871 2,992 62.8
Total Trucks 18,310 16,578 1.6 168,607 152,427 10.6
Total Sales 27,333 23,031 14.1 166,022 141,446 17.4

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. November 2016 had 25 selling days, November 2015 had 23 selling days.

The shift to SUVs continues unabated, with the NX & RX making up the lion’s share of all Lexus sales in the USA. The one bright spot in the sedan lineup is the updated 2017 IS, which has managed to post a 7.3% increase in its first month of sales.

From the Lexus USA press release:

“Our luxury utility vehicles continues to lead the way, with best-ever November sales for NX and best-ever November sales for the full LUV line up,” said Jeff Bracken, Lexus division group vice president and general manager. “December is always one of our strongest months of the year, and we are poised for a December to Remember as we enter the month with the best light truck availability of the whole year.”