Lexus performed well in China in 2017, with a cumulative sales volume of over 130,000 units in the year, setting a new record for sales in China. On October 8, it was learned from Lexus official that the company sold 16,101 units in China in September, up 36% year-on-year. Among them, the sales volume of smart and hybrid models was 4,673 units, accounting for 29% of the monthly sales.
In 2018, Lexus continued its excellent market performance. In the case of a slowdown in the growth rate of the Chinese auto market, Lexar has been in a rising channel, and the growth momentum is strong and stable. In September, Lexus sales increased 36% year-on-year. %, reached 16,101 vehicles; from January to September, Lexus sold more than 110,000 new cars, reaching 117,703.
In terms of new products, Lexus' new compact SUV, UX, was launched in Asia not long ago and is expected to be introduced in the year. The appearance of the new car follows the design concept of the previous concept car, and the front face adopts a family-shaped spindle-shaped air intake grille. Paired with sharp headlights on both sides, it is very imposing; the overall design of the interior is biased towards young sports style.
In terms of power, the Lexus UX200 will be equipped with the newly developed 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder naturally aspirated engine; the UX260h will be equipped with a 2.0-liter engine + electric motor hybrid system and a four-wheel drive model. In addition, the new car will also provide F Sport version to meet the preferences of more young consumers.