Lexus has now sold one million cars with a hybrid drivetrain.
Tokuo Fukuichi, president of Lexus International, said the brands loyal customers have responded positively to the hybrid technology over the years and attracted many new Lexus owners too.
“The hybrid drive system continues to be our core vehicle technology to help reduce CO2 emissions, while providing a pleasurable driving experience.
“We have set ambitious environmental goals for 2050, and hybrid popularity worldwide is extremely important if we are to achieve those goals.
“To Today, Lexus manufactures ten hybrid models, with more on the way.
“I’m pleased over 1 million customers worldwide have put their faith into our hybrid line-up.”
Lexus Hybrid vehicle sales by region:
- North America – 345,500
- Europe - 237,500
- Japan – 225,000
- China/Hong Kong – 97,000
- East Asia – 62,000
- Oceania – 19,500
- Asia – 8,500
- Other – 5,000
Lexus Hybrid vehicle sales by model:
- Lexus RX – 335,000
- Lexus CT – 267,000
- Lexus ES - 118,000
- Lexus HS – 67,000
- Lexus NX – 63,000
- Lexus GS* - 53,000
- Lexus IS - 51,000
- Lexus LS – 41,000
- Lexus RC – 3,800
* Lexus currently offers a GS hybrid with two powertrain options, GS 300h and GS 450h.