OREANDA-NEWS. Russian dealers of Lexus sold 2319 cars (-9%) in August, which enabled the brand to take the second place among premium car manufacturers. Last month, the share of Lexus among all automakers of the Russian market grew by 0.2% and it reached a record level of 2%. Lexus share among premium car manufacturers also reached a record high indicator - 19% (+ 0.2%), informed the press service of Lexus.

By the results of January - August, Lexus has risen to the third place in this segment with a record number of sales for this period - 15071 cars (+ 10.3%). The market share of the brand at the same time grew by 0.4% - to 1.7%. The share of Lexus in the premium segment during the same period reached 15.4% (+ 2.3%).

In August and in January-August of 2016 the best indicators of market share in the segment for the time of the model's presence in the Russian market were demonstrated by business sedan Lexus ES. In August, the ES share in the segment of E-premium reached 12.3% (by 4.8% more than a year earlier), in January-August, the share of ES in the segment grew by 4% to 11.3%.