Lexus April 2017 Sales Report

Lexus NX Sales APril

USA

Lexus USA has reported 22,116 total sales for April 2017, a 7.7% decrease over last year — here’s the model-by-model breakdown:

MONTH Year to Date (*DSR)
2017 2016 % CHG* 2017 2016 % CHG*
CT 794 577 42.9 2,486 2,933 ‐14.4
IS 2,154 2,654 ‐15.7 7,858 11,472 ‐30.8
RC 522 813 ‐33.3 2,083 3,682 ‐42.9
ES 3,400 4,442 ‐20.5 12,906 17,460 ‐25.4
GS 597 1,001 ‐38.1 2,292 4,990 ‐53.6
LS 294 397 ‐23.1 1,238 1,637 ‐23.9
LFA 0 0 0 0 5 ‐100
Total Cars 7,761 9,884 ‐18.5 28,863 42,179 ‐30.9
NX 4,320 3,815 17.6 16,417 15,190 9.1
RX 7,839 8,767 ‐7.1 29,480 32,563 ‐8.6
GX 1,792 1,974 ‐5.7 7,306 7,193 2.6
LX 404 442 ‐5.1 1,895 1,978 ‐3.2
Total Trucks 14,355 14,998 ‐0.6 55,098 56,924 ‐2.2
Total Sales 22,116 24,882 ‐7.7 83,961 99,103 ‐14.4

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. April 2017 had 26 selling days, April 2016 had 27 selling days.

Sales are down across the board, with only the NX and CT (?!) showing on the positive side of the ledger. This seems to be the proper time to point out the general downshift of the luxury automotive market — here are competitor sales, for context:

Canada

Lexus Canada celebrated their best ever month of sales in April, with 2,651 units sold. This is a 11.1% increase over last year, and was largely due to increasing NX sales — the compact crossover is up 25% year-over-year with 774 units sold.

View the full Canada sales breakdown


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