BMW and Mercedes-Benz switched spots at the top in April with the Stuttgart-based automaker now leading in the U.S. luxury sales race.
Mercedes sold 29,188 vehicles in April, while BMW sold 26,952. Third came Lexus with 25,876 units sold. BMW led in sales in the first quarter, followed by Benz and Lexus.
Through four months, Mercedes sold 107,344 vehicles, followed by BMW at 105,444 and Lexus at 103,056.
Audi still keeps its distance with 56,925 cars sold in the first four months of the year.
Acura was fifth with sales of 54,518, followed by Cadillac with 52,976. Jaguar was down 4.5 percent to 5,415 units, but Land Rover showed a promising 27 percent increase to 22,287 vehicles.
Porsche was also up 17 percent to 16,647.
For the first time in years, this might be a three-way race to the top of the U.S. luxury sales with Lexus rebounding after a three year declined in sales due to output disruptions following the tragic 2011 earthquake in Japan.