When GM went through its restructuring many of us wondered why Buick wasn’t killed off, but it looks like the brand has something to celebrate. Last month Buick managed to outsell Lexus, for the second month in a row.
In addition to outselling Lexus, Buick also sold more cars than Audi, Acura and Mercedes-Benz (if you take out sales for the Sprinter work van). The top luxury brand last month was BMW, but it too only managed to top Buick by only 800 units, due in large part to the demand for the new BMW X3.
This news is great for GM and Buick fans, since Lexus has been the top selling luxury brand in the US since 2000. Last month Buick sold 15,807 vehicles compared to 13,814 Lexus vehicles. Buick’s year-to-date sales are also higher than Lexus, since Buick sold more vehicles in January as well. What’s interesting is that Buick has managed to beat Lexus with only four vehicles in its showrooms, the Enclave, LaCrosse, Lucerne and Regal.