September 29, 2023

Lexus Australia has already blown previous its strongest ever gross sales 12 months – and there’s nonetheless has 4 months left in 2023.

An enormous August (1685 gross sales) propelled the model to 9985 gross sales year-to-date on the VFACTS gross sales charts, that means 2023 is already the largest ever 12 months for Lexus in Australia, forward of 2019 (9612 gross sales).

The model has confirmed that – though it hasn’t been mirrored within the gross sales figures simply but – it delivered its 10,000th automobile for 2023 on September 1.

A Lexus Australia spokesperson advised CarExpert the gross sales come on the again of stronger provide from head workplace, which is permitting the model to fulfil its important e-book of again orders.

One of the best-seller for now’s the NX SUV. So far this 12 months Lexus has delivered 4291 examples, placing it behind solely the Tesla Mannequin Y on the gross sales charts.

Though the NX 450h+ plug-in hybrid just isn’t obtainable to order, and waits persist on the NX 350h hybrid, the bottom NX 250 petrol is in inventory at sellers. Lexus says inventory of the hybrid is bettering.

The second-best promoting Lexus is the bigger (additionally new) RX SUV, with 1892 deliveries.

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Extra broadly, Lexus says 57 per cent of the automobiles it’s delivered so far in 2023 have been hybrids or electrical – up from 47 per cent on the identical level in 2022. In August this 12 months, a whopping 71 per cent of its deliveries have been electrified.

Provide pending, indicators level to 2024 being even larger.

The brand new Yaris Cross-based LBX SUV has been confirmed for Australia, promising to decrease the entry worth to the Lexus vary, whereas on the prime finish the brand new LM individuals mover will contact down late in 2023.

The robust new Lexus GX SUV can be due Down Beneath within the first half of 2024.