The Lexus CT 200h could be replaced by an SUV

Lexus CT 200h Sport Edition, nueva edición especial Lexus CT 200h we are about 2 years of life, but seem more because of the low sales of the model, launched in 2011. In the last year, the compact premium Lexus has sold only 10,000 units in Europe. The differences in figures with regard to your rivals are doing that in a Lexus is the opportunity to reassess many things in the face to replace the CT 200h. The possibility that the new model of access to the range is embodied by an SUV is becoming more and more strength, as recognized by Alain Uyttenhoven, head of Lexus Europe.

The new model of SUV hybrid Lexus could base your design on the Lexus LF-SA was presented at the Geneva motor show 2015, a model that could be adapted much better to the trend SUV of the market. In fact, this same year the SUV could represent 50% of the sales, since it is expected that the Lexus RX to reach the 200,000 units, while the Lexus NX should be around the 170,000. In 2015, 300,000 of the more than 650,000 units sold since corresponded to the models RX and NX.

Lexus LF-SA Concept

Lexus LF-SA Concept

With the new SUV of access it is clear that Lexus would look for a greater presence in the market. The goal of the brand is to move from the 70,000 units sold in Europe this year to 100,000, in order to obtain a greater visibility.

In Spain, the Lexus CT 200h is the second best-selling model of the brand, the first to that became the Lexus NX. In 2015 it is placed 1.354 units of the compact, remaining in second place behind the 2.050 units of the Lexus NX. From January to April of 2016, the CT 200h remains in second place, with 452 units compared to the 793 of the NX. Since its launch in 2011, have been sold to the global level 267.000 drives of the Lexus CT 200h.

Source – Coach

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