Lexus passenger cars reported May sales of 8,477 units, a decrease of
46.0 percent from May 2008, but up 17.9 percent over the prior month.
Passenger car sales were led by the ES entry luxury sedan with May
sales of 4,125 units. The IS entry luxury sport sedan posted combined
sales of 2,913 units. The LS flagship luxury sedan recorded combined
sales of 830 units. The GS luxury sport sedan reported combined May
sales of 516 units.
Lexus Division light trucks recorded May sales of 8,445 units, down
14.9 percent from the year-ago month, but up 20.5 percent over April
2009. Lexus sales were led by the RX luxury utility vehicle, which
posted combined May sales of 7,462 units.