- most of the luxury car owners who repaced their cars opted for a cheaper model - Buick, Hyundai, for example. While they are willing to down-grade their purchase, the still demand a good finish and reliability, safety.
- Apart from buying a cheaper car, another trend is to 'trimming size'. They are opting for smaller cars
Better awareness on global warming and push by NGO's and government agencies should help too.
A challenge for luxury car brands...