June Lexus Sales Up 10.1 Percent on Strong IS, GX Performance
June Lexus sales totaled 23,518 vehicles, good for a 10.1 percent year-over-year improvement. Lexus cars were up 13.2 percent with 13,056 cars sold, and Lexus utility vehicles were up 6.5 percent with 10,462 sold.
“While the industry has been posting healthy gains, Lexus has been able to more than double the average growth rate with a combination of fresh new products, improving availability and industry-leading customer satisfaction practices,” Jeff Bracken, Lexus group vice president and general manager, said in a statement. “The new Lexus IS and GX models were two of the industry’s strongest performing products during the first six months of 2014.”
Indeed, the IS and GX were huge gainers in June, with both increasing their sales by more than 100 percent. The IS accounted for 3,932 units, good for a 104.9 percent increase; and the GX accounted for 1,772 units, a 100.5 percent jump.
Lexus’ volume leaders for the month were the RX (8,426 units, down 2.6 percent) and the ES (5,508 units, down 3 percent). Further, 7,568 of the RX models sold in June were built in North America.
Year to date, Lexus is up 17.1 percent with 138,689 units sold in the United States.