Lexus March 2017 Sales Report

March Sales

Lexus GX Sales March

USA

Lexus USA has reported 27,935 total sales for March 2017, a 7.5% decrease over last year — here’s the model-by-model breakdown:

MONTH Year to Date (*DSR)
2017 2016 % CHG* 2017 2016 % CHG*
CT 841 972 ‐13.5 1,692 2,356 ‐28.2
IS 2,597 3,679 ‐29.4 5,704 8,818 ‐35.3
RC 619 1,194 ‐48.2 1,561 2,869 ‐45.6
ES 4,626 5,792 ‐20.1 9,506 13,018 ‐27
GS 737 1,524 ‐51.6 1,695 3,989 ‐57.5
LS 370 469 ‐21.1 944 1,240 ‐23.9
LFA 0 2 ‐100 0 5 ‐100
Total Cars 9,790 13,632 ‐28.2 21,102 32,295 ‐34.7
NX 5,619 4,533 24 12,097 11,375 6.3
RX 9,445 9,648 ‐2.1 21,641 23,796 ‐9.1
GX 2,569 1,961 31 5,514 5,219 5.7
LX 512 424 20.8 1,491 1,536 ‐2.9
Total Trucks 18,145 16,566 9.5 40,743 41,926 ‐2.8
Total Sales 27,935 30,198 ‐7.5 61,845 74,221 ‐16.7

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. March 2017 had 27 selling days, March 2016 had 27 selling days.

Despite a negative end to the month, Lexus sales in the USA have rebounded somewhat after a difficult start to the year. This can be attributed to better SUV availability due to increased inventory, with only the RX seeing a minor drop in sales.

Here’s how the brand did against its German competition:

Canada

North of the border, Lexus sales were up 15.8% with 2124 units sold. Leading the way was the RX with 746 units sold, followed by the NX with 611 units sold. You can view the full numbers here in PDF form.