Best Selling Hybrid SUV for 2009

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Even though they demand a premium over their non-hybrid counterparts, when compared to similar vehicles equipped with standard gasoline engines, hybrids continue to be a bright area within a mostly hazy car market. In the battle for best selling hybrid SUV of 2009 (U.S.), Lexus RX400h (10,089). The closer race is actually for worst selling hybrid SUV of 2009, with 3 sport utilities neck-and-neck (data from hybridcars.com ).

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‘10 Lexus RX 450h Ready For Spring ‘09 Arrival

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It wasn’t too long ago that we brought you news of the Lexus RX400h , the iconic luxury brands first foray into hybrid SUVs that has been in production since 2005. Well, five years in and the automaker has redesigned the SUV and the RX400h’s newest update – the RX450h - was originally unveiled at the November L.A. The suspension in the rear of the SUV has been widened since the RX400h, giving the car more stability, as well.

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‘10 Lexus RX 450h Ready For Spring ‘09 Arrival

Hybrid SUV Blog

It wasn’t too long ago that we brought you news of the Lexus RX400h , the iconic luxury brands first foray into hybrid SUVs that has been in production since 2005. Well, five years in and the automaker has redesigned the SUV and the RX400h’s newest update – the RX450h - was originally unveiled at the November L.A. The suspension in the rear of the SUV has been widened since the RX400h, giving the car more stability, as well.

More information on hybrid sales slump

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Together the two cars sold 2,299 units. General Motors: The company sold 1,534 units in April which consisted of: 523 two-mode SUVS (Tahoe, Yukon Escalade); 95 two-mode pick-ups (Silverado, Sierra); 547 Malibu hybrids; 338 Saturn VUE hybrids; 31 Saturn Aura hybrids. Sales of its RX400h Hybrid were down 59.7 Yesterday we told you how hybrid sales continued their downward trend in the US. Today we have more information with a breakdown of those sales.