Toyota Reports April Sales

 
 
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May 1, 2008 - Torrance, CA - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported April sales of 217,700 vehicles, a decrease of 4.5 percent from last April.

"Smaller vehicles are going over big," said TMS President Jim Lentz. "With oil prices at record levels, compact cars and hybrids continue to lead the way."

 

The Toyota Division posted April sales of 194,350, a decrease of 2.7 percent from last April. The Lexus Division reported April sales of 23,350 units, a decrease of 17.1 percent from the year-ago month.

Toyota Division
Toyota Division passenger cars recorded April sales of 121,097 units, up 7.2 percent over the same period last year. Passenger-car sales were led by Camry, which posted April sales of 40,016 units. Camry Hybrid reported sales of 6,678 units in April, up 40 percent over April 2007. The Prius hybrid gas-electric mid-size sedan posted best-ever April sales of 21,757 units, an increase of 53.8 percent over last April. Yaris reported best-ever April sales of 11,434 units, up 45.9 percent over the year-ago month.

Toyota Division light truck sales were down 15.7 percent, with April sales of 73,253 units. Light truck sales were led by the Tacoma mid-size pickup, reporting April sales of 15,587 units. The Tundra full-size pickup posted April sales of 13,350 units. Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined sales of 10,008 units in April. The Highlander Hybrid gas-electric mid-size SUV reported April sales of 2,578 units. Sequoia posted sales of 2,675 units for the month, up 24 percent over the same period last year.

Scion posted April sales of 11,260 units, up 41.5 percent versus the year ago month. The xB urban utility vehicle led the way with April sales of 4,220 units, an increase of 232.1 percent over last April. The tC sports coupe, in its fourth model year, posted April sales of 4,119 units. The xD reported all-time best-ever sales of 2,913.

Lexus Division
Lexus passenger cars reported April sales of 13,766 units, a decrease of 22.1 percent from April 2007. Passenger-car sales were led by the ES entry luxury sedan with April sales of 5,439 units. The IS entry luxury sport sedan reported combined sales of 4,550 units. The LS flagship luxury sedan reported combined sales of 1,992 units. Sales of the GS luxury sport sedan reported combined April sales of 1,568 units.

Lexus Division light trucks reported April sales totaling 9,584 units, down 8.6 percent from the year-ago month. The all-new LX 570 enjoyed sales of 799 units, an increase of 207.3 percent. The RX luxury utility vehicle posted combined April sales of 7,160 units. The RX 400h hybrid luxury utility vehicle reported sales of 1,624 units for the month, up eight percent over the year ago month.

TMS Hybrids
TMS calendar-year-to-date hybrid sales totaled 101,334 units. TMS posted April sales of 32,841 hybrid vehicles, an increase of 42 percent from last April. Toyota Division posted sales of 31,013 hybrids while Lexus Division posted sales of 1,828 hybrids.

There were 26 selling days this month, as compared to 24 selling days last April.

TOYOTA  RETAIL  SALES
(INCLUDES FLEET & HAWAII)
April, 2008

----- CURRENT MONTH -- -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --
DSR % DSR %
2008 2007 CHG 2008 2007 CHG

YARIS 11,434 7,232 45.9 41,811 26,418 56.7
COROLLA 32,435 32,289 -7.3 99,482 120,484 -18.2
CAMRY 40,016 37,911 -2.6 147,018 143,774 1.3
AVALON 4,195 5,791 -33.1 17,004 25,426 -33.8
PRIUS 21,757 13,056 53.8 64,664 52,738 21.4
SCION xA 8 1,454 -99.5 31 6,799 -99.5
SCION xB 4,220 1,173 232.1 15,890 9,673 62.7
SCION tC 4,119 5,333 -28.7 14,409 20,426 -30.1
SCION xD 2,913 0- 8,816 0-
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.
PASS. CAR 121,097 104,239 7.2 409,126 405,740 -0.2
ES 5,439 6,544 -23.3 20,599 24,594 -17.1
LS 1,992 3,182 -42.2 7,914 11,745 -33.3
SC 217 341 -41.3 860 1,295 -34.2
GS 1,568 1,887 -23.3 6,138 7,104 -14.4
IS 4,550 4,363 -3.7 16,516 16,772 -2.5
TOTAL LEXUS
PASS. CAR 13,766 16,317 -22.1 52,027 61,510 -16.2
TOTAL TOYOTA
PASS. CAR 134,863 120,556 3.3 461,153 467,250 -2.3
SIENNA 11,215 12,773 -19.0 45,514 47,732 -5.6
RAV4 12,773 14,495 -18.7 47,002 55,900 -16.7
FJ CRUISER 2,682 4,587 -46.0 12,557 20,632 -39.7
4RUNNER 4,490 7,093 -41.6 19,996 31,030 -36.2
HIGHLANDER 10,008 10,122 -8.7 43,676 41,505 4.2
LAND CRUISER 473 191 128.6 1,690 873 91.7
SEQUOIA 2,675 1,991 24.0 10,525 8,929 16.7
TOTAL SUV 33,101 38,479 -20.6 135,446 158,869 -15.6
4X2 TACOMA 8,648 8,813 -9.4 31,751 35,840 -12.3
4X4 TACOMA 6,939 5,958 7.5 23,612 25,259 -7.4
TOTAL TACOMA 15,587 14,771 -2.6 55,363 61,099 -10.3
TUNDRA 13,350 14,200 -13.2 54,134 43,386 23.5
TOTAL PICKUP 28,937 28,971 -7.8 109,497 104,485 3.8
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.
LT TRUCK 73,253 80,223 -15.7 290,457 311,086 -7.5
LX 799 240 207.3 2,720 1,066 152.7
GX 1,625 1,577 -4.9 6,510 6,816 -5.4
RX 7,160 7,861 -15.9 28,608 30,094 -5.9
TOTAL LEXUS
LIGHT TRUCK 9,584 9,678 -8.6 37,838 37,976 -1.3
TOTAL TOYOTA
LIGHT TRUCK 82,837 89,901 -14.9 328,295 349,062 -6.9
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. 194,350 184,462 -2.7 699,583 716,826 -3.4
TOTAL LEXUS 23,350 25,995 -17.1 89,865 99,486 -10.6
TOTAL TOYOTA 217,700 210,457 -4.5 789,448 816,312 -4.2
MEMO:
DOM. COROLLA 26,749 28,352 -12.9 89,507 106,896 -17.1
DOM. CAMRY 39,224 33,538 8.0 143,198 115,792 22.5
DOM. PICKUP 28,937 28,971 -7.8 109,497 104,485 3.8
DOM. RX 5,145 6,044 -21.4 20,012 21,273 -6.8

SELLING DAYS 26 24 102 101

TOYOTA DIV.
IMPORT CAR 50,929 36,558 28.6 159,417 157,626 0.1
LEXUS IMPORT CAR 13,766 16,317 -22.1 52,027 61,510 -16.2
TOYOTA DIV
NA BUILT CARS 70,168 67,681 -4.3 249,709 248,114 -0.3
TOTAL TOYOTA CARS 134,863 120,556 3.3 461,153 467,250 -2.3

TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT
LT TRUCK 30,426 36,488 -23.0 124,921 149,940 -17.5
LEXUS IMPORT LT TRUCK 4,439 3,634 12.8 17,826 16,703 5.7
TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT
LT TRUCK 42,827 43,735 -9.6 165,536 161,146 1.7
LEXUS NA BUILT LT TRUCK 5,145 6,044 -21.4 20,012 21,273 -6.8
TOTAL TOYOTA LT TRUCK 82,837 89,901 -14.9 328,295 349,062 -6.9

SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 40,003 43,570 -15.2 160,727 176,213 -9.7
Memo: Lexus Sport
Utility 9,584 9,678 -8.6 37,838 37,976 -1.3

SMALL VANS 11,215 12,773 -19.0 45,514 47,732 -5.6
PICKUPS 28,937 28,971 -7.8 109,497 104,485 3.8

* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES
COROLLA 26,749 28,352 -12.9 89,507 106,896 -17.1
CAMRY 39,224 33,538 8.0 143,198 115,792 22.5
AVALON 4,195 5,791 -33.1 17,004 25,426 -33.8
SIENNA 11,215 12,773 -19.0 45,514 47,732 -5.6
PICKUP 28,937 28,971 -7.8 109,497 104,485 3.8
SEQUOIA 2,675 1,991 24.0 10,525 8,929 16.7
RX 5,145 6,044 -21.4 20,012 21,273 -6.8
TOTAL 118,140 117,460 -7.2 435,257 430,533 0.1
N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL 54.3% 55.8% 55.1% 52.7%

SELLING DAYS 26 24 102 101
DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE


 


Credit: Toyota Motor Sales, USA


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