Lexus Reports Big August Sales in the US

2013 Lexus ES 1 photo
Photo: Lexus
Not only is parent company Toyota selling strong so far this year, but its “spoiled” child Lexus managed to keep up with the pace, leading sales in a few luxury segments.
Lexus reported total August 2013 sales of 29,792 units, a year-over-year increase of 18.5 percent on a daily selling rate basis and 22.9 percent on a raw volume basis.

"August has traditionally been a big sales month for us and our Lexus dealers made it happen again, reaching a new high for the year," said Steve Hearne, Lexus vice president sales and dealer development.  "Sales of the new IS sport sedan more than doubled and continues to bring new buyers into Lexus showrooms."
Luxury passenger car segment is led by the Lexus ES, registering sales of more than 7,600, while the GS model sales rose by 22 percent. Also, the all-new IS model posted increased sales of 87 percent while the RX leads the luxury utility segment with total august sales of more than 11,400 units.
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