Blog: Dave LeggettLexus in Russia

Dave Leggett | 9 April 2008

I noticed some Lexus sales figures for Russia earlier which seemed to suggest that The Lex is making heavy weather of things in what is a booming market in mass-market and luxury segments. Lexus sales were up just 0.8% year-on-year to 2,705 units in the first quarter of the year. Mercedes-Benz car sales in Russia surged 65% to 15,300 units in 2007. And Lexus was up around 30% to 13,100 units - healthy looking growth. So why is Lexus flatlining in Russia this year? Is Lexus feeling the heat from Infiniti?

Nice table in the below link.

Sales' results of foreign cars in Russia in 2007


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