Lexus was nowhere nearly as harmed by the Toyota fiasco in January as Toyota itself. Sales of Lexus cars and SUVs were actually up 5.4% compared with January of 2009. Perhaps more telling is the fact that Lexus remains atop the luxury heap even in a month where Mercedes-Benz was too close for comfort. Traditional players like Cadillac and Lincoln are consistently out of contention. Check all the details in the Graph below. 2009 Year End figures are here. You’ll find December’s Sales Stats on luxury brands here.