Toyota Reports 2007 And December Sales

 
 
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January 3, 2008 - Torrance, CA - With 12 consecutive years of record-breaking sales, Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported best-ever year-end sales of 2,620,825 vehicles, up 2.7 percent over 2006.

 

"Great products and value drive a volatile market and put the consumer in the driver's seat," said TMS President Jim Lentz. "Toyota, Lexus and Scion deliver on both."

Toyota Division recorded best-ever year-end sales of 2,291,648 vehicles, up 2.9 percent over the prior year. Lexus retained its position as the best-selling luxury brand in America for the eighth consecutive year, selling a best-ever total of 329,177 units in 2007, up 1.8 percent over 2006. With overall sales of 130,181, the Scion line of vehicles contributed to the record sales year.

TMS reported December sales results of 224,399, a decrease of 1.7 percent from the same period last year.

Toyota Division
Toyota Division reported December sales of 189,844 units. Toyota Division passenger cars recorded December sales of 101,741 units, with best-ever year-end sales of 1,313,651 units, up 2.7 percent over last year. For the year, passenger-car sales were led by Camry, which posted annual sales of 473,108, an increase of 5.2 percent. Corolla posted year-end sales of 371,390. The Yaris subcompact reported year-end sales totaling 84,799, up 20.2 percent over 2006 sales. Prius gas-electric hybrid mid-size sedan reported sales of 14,212 units for a best-ever December and best-ever year-end sales of 181,221 units, up 68.9 percent over 2006.

Toyota Division light trucks reported December sales of 88,103 units, with best-ever year-end sales of 977,997, an increase of 3.2 percent over 2006. Light truck sales were led by the all-new Tundra with best-ever year-end sales of 196,555, up 57.4 percent over the prior year. RAV4 compact sport utility vehicle reported best-ever year-end sales of 172,752, up 13.2 percent over last year.

Scion reported December sales of 8,944 units. The Scion xB urban utility vehicle recorded December sales of 3,785 units with year-end sales totaling 45,834. The tC sports coupe reported December sales of 3,507 units with year-end sales reaching 63,852 units.

Lexus Division
Lexus reported December sales of 34,555 units, down 7.2 percent from the year-ago month. Lexus passenger cars reported December sales of 19,840 units and achieved best-ever year-end results of 200,334 units, up 9.1 percent over 2006.
Lexus passenger car sales were led by the ES 350 luxury sedan with December sales of 8,005 units and best-ever year-end sales of 82,867, an increase of 8.7 percent over 2006. The IS 250 and IS 350 luxury sport sedans recorded combined best-ever December sales of 5,651 units and combined best-ever year-end sales of 54,993 units, an increase of 0.9 percent. The LS 460/460 L and new LS 600h L luxury sedans reported combined December sales of 3,257 and year-end sales of 35,226 units, an increase of 79.6 percent over 2006.
Lexus Division light trucks reported December sales of 14,715 units and year-end sales of 128,843 units. The RX 350 and RX 400h enjoyed combined December sales of 11,835 units and year-end sales of 103,340 units, exceeding 100,000 units for the fourth consecutive year. The RX 400h luxury hybrid SUV reported sales of 17,291 units for the year.

TMS Hybrids
TMS calendar-year-to-date hybrid sales totaled 277,750 units, up 44 percent from
2006. In December, TMS posted sales of 24,269 hybrid vehicles, up 36 percent over last December. Toyota Division posted December sales of 21,972 hybrids and year-end sales of 257,765 units, up 51 percent over 2006. Lexus Division posted sales of 2,297 hybrids for the month and 19,985 units for the year.

There were 307 selling days in 2007, as compared to 306 selling days in 2006. There were 26 selling days this sales month and last December.

 

 

TOYOTA  RETAIL  SALES
(INCLUDES FLEET & HAWAII)
                         39440

----- CURRENT MONTH -- -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --
DSR % DSR %
2007 2006 CHG 2007 2006 CHG

YARIS 5,477 6,226 -12.0 84,799 70,308 20.2
COROLLA 28,582 29,378 -2.7 371,390 387,388 -4.4
CAMRY 38,831 39,539 -1.8 473,108 448,445 5.2
AVALON 5,694 7,955 -28.4 72,945 88,938 -18.2
PRIUS 14,212 9,291 53.0 181,221 106,971 68.9
SCION xA 14 2,000 -99.3 9,547 32,603 -70.8
SCION xB 3,785 3,330 13.7 45,834 61,306 -25.5
SCION tC 3,507 4,996 -29.8 63,852 79,125 -19.6
SCION xD 1,638 - - 10,948 - -
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.
PASS. CAR 101,74 1 102,717 -1.0 1,313,651 1,275,119 2.7
ES 350 8,005 8,736 -8.4 82,867 75,987 8.7
LS 460/600h L 3,257 3,865 -15.7 35,226 19,546 79.6
SC 430 348 486 -28.4 3,927 5,847 -33.1
GS 350 2,254 1,989 13.3 21,314 23,665 -10.2
GS 460/450h 325 299 8.7 2,067 3,725 -44.7
IS 250/350 5,651 5,538 2.0 54,933 54,267 0.9
TOTAL LEXUS
PASS. CAR 19,840 20,913 -5.1 200,334 183,037 9.1
TOTAL TOYOTA
PASS. CAR 121,581 123,630 -1.7 1,513,985 1,458,156 3.5
SIENNA 12,350 16,090 -23.2 138,162 163,269 -15.7
RAV4 13,816 13,784 0.2 172,752 152,047 13.2
FJ CRUISER 4,079 5,849 -30.3 55,170 56,225 -2.2
4RUNNER 7,421 8,895 -16.6 87,718 103,086 -15.2
HIGHLANDER 14,714 11,700 25.8 127,878 129,794 -1.8
LAND CRUISER 648 350 85.1 3,251 3,376 -4.0
SEQUOIA 2,567 3,377 -24.0 23,273 34,315 -32.4
TOTAL SUV 43,245 43,955 -1.6 470,042 478,843 -2.2
4X2 TACOMA 7,858 9,040 -13.1 102,696 105,127 -2.6
4X4 TACOMA 5,431 6,817 -20.3 70,542 73,224 -4.0
TOTAL TACOMA 13,289 15,857 -16.2 173,238 178,351 -3.2
TUNDRA 19,219 12,468 54.1 196,555 124,508 57.4
TOTAL PICKUP 32,508 28,325 14.8 369,793 302,859 21.7
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.
LT TRUCK 88,103 88,370 -0.3 977,997 944,971 3.2
LX 470 132 514 -74.3 2,468 5,595 -56.0
GX 470 2,748 3,029 -9.3 23,035 25,454 -9.8
RX 350/400h 11,835 12,779 -7.4 103,340 108,348 -4.9
TOTAL LEXUS
LIGHT TRUCK 14,715 16,322 -9.8 128,843 139,397 -7.9
TOTAL TOYOTA
LIGHT TRUCK 102,818 104,692 -1.8 1,106,840 1,084,368 1.7
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. 189,844 191,087 -0.7 2,291,648 2,220,090 2.9
TOTAL LEXUS 34,555 37,235 -7.2 329,177 322,434 1.8
TOTAL TOYOTA 224,399 228,322 -1.7 2,620,825 2,542,524 2.7
MEMO:
DOM. COROLLA 28,571 26,068 9.6 348,016 335,054 3.5
DOM. CAMRY 37,757 29,670 27.3 418,757 364,622 14.5
DOM. PICKUP 32,508 28,325 14.8 369,793 302,859 21.7
DOM. RX 350 8,414 8,285 1.6 74,351 75,508 -1.9

SELLING DAYS 26 26 307 306

TOYOTA DIV.
IMPORT CAR 29,719 39,024 -23.8 473,933 486,505 -2.9
LEXUS IMPORT CAR 19,840 20,913 -5.1 200,334 183,037 9.1
TOYOTA DIV
NA BUILT CARS 72,022 63,693 13.1 839,718 788,614 6.1
TOTAL TOYOTA CARS 121,581 123,630 -1.7 1,513,985 1,458,156 3.5

TOYOTA DIV.
IMPORT LT TRUCK 40,678 40,578 0.2 446,769 444,528 0.2
LEXUS IMPORT
LT TRUCK 6,301 8,037 -21.6 54,492 63,889 -15.0
TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT
LT TRUCK 47,425 47,792 -0.8 531,228 500,443 5.8
LEXUS NA BUILT
LT TRUCK 8,414 8,285 1.6 74,351 75,508 -1.9
TOTAL TOYOTA
LT TRUCK 102,818 104,692 -1.8 1,106,840 1,084,368 1.7

SPORT UTILITY
VEHICLES 53,881 54,428 -1.0 543,715 562,015 -3.6
Memo: Lexus Sport
Utility 14,715 16,322 -9.8 128,843 139,397 -7.9

SMALL VANS 12,350 16,090 -23.2 138,162 163,269 -15.7
PICKUPS 32,508 28,325 14.8 369,793 302,859 21.7

* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES
COROLLA 28,571 26,068 9.6 348,016 335,054 3.5
CAMRY 37,757 29,670 27.3 418,757 364,622 14.5
AVALON 5,694 7,955 -28.4 72,945 88,938 -18.2
SIENNA 12,350 16,090 -23.2 138,162 163,269 -15.7
PICKUP 32,508 28,325 14.8 369,793 302,859 21.7
SEQUOIA 2,567 3,377 -24.0 23,273 34,315 -32.4
RX 350 8,414 8,285 1.6 74,351 75,508 -1.9
TOTAL 127,861 119,770 6.8 1,445,297 1,364,565 5.6
N.A. VEHICLES
% OF TOTAL 57.0% 52.5% 55.1% 53.7%

SELLING DAYS 26 26 307 306
DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE


 


 


Credit: Toyota Motor Sales, USA


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