Lexus will continue with sedans, even though 2/3 of sales are SUVs

Lexus will stay in the sedan game even as Ford prepares to quit, and that’s despite crossover and SUVs gaining month by month.

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2019 Lexus ES350 F-Sport - front, blue

And SUV sales accounted for nearly two thirds of all Lexus vehicles sold in May in the US.

“The fact is there is and will continue to be a very important role for sedans,” said Cooper Ericksen, Lexus USA’s marketing boss, told The Detroit Bureau.

“Half the buyers of SUVs also own a sedan,” he noted at the launch of the new Lexus ES.

Source: The Detroit Bureau




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Lexus will continue with sedans, even though 2/3 of sales are SUVs