Toyota Reports August Sales

 
 
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September 4, 2007 – Torrance, CA - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported August sales of 233,471 vehicles, a decrease of 2.8 percent from August 2006.

 

"Reduced credit tied to the subprime squeeze challenged consumer confidence this month," said Jim Lentz, TMS executive vice president. "We're holding our own on the strength of a strong dealer body, sustained brand loyalty and a lineup of fresh quality products."

The Toyota Division posted August sales of 201,272, down 3.7 percent from last August. The Lexus Division reported best-ever August sales of 32,199 units, an increase of 3.6 percent.

Toyota Division
Toyota Division passenger cars recorded August sales of 115,718, a decrease of eight percent from last August. Passenger car sales were led by Camry, which posted August sales of 42,658, up one percent over the same period last year. Camry Hybrid reported sales of 4,284 units in August. The Prius hybrid gas-electric mid-size sedan posted best-ever August sales of 14,055, an increase of 25.7 percent over August 2006. Corolla reported August sales of 30,491 units.

Toyota Division light truck sales were up 2.7 percent, with a best-ever August total of 85,554 units. Light truck sales were led by the all-new Tundra full-size pickup with best-ever August sales of 18,919, an increase of 69.3 percent over the year-ago month. The RAV4 compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) reported all-time best-ever August sales of 15,916, up 10.8 percent over the same period last year. Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined August sales of 9,514.

Scion posted August sales of 14,773 units. The tC sports coupe led the way with August sales of 6,590 units. The xB urban utility vehicle posted sales of 5,329 units for the month.

Lexus Division
Lexus passenger cars reported best-ever August sales of 19,789 units, an increase of 7.7 percent over August 2006. Passenger car sales were led by the ES 350 luxury sedan with best-ever August sales of 8,646 units, an increase of 8.4 percent over the year-ago month. The all-new LS luxury sedan reported combined sales of 3,164, an increase of 128.3 percent over last August.
Lexus Division light trucks reported August sales totaling 12,410 units. The RX 350 and RX 400h enjoyed combined August sales of 10,032 units, up 2.3 percent over August 2006. The RX 400h hybrid luxury utility vehicle reported sales of 1,172 units for the month.

TMS Hybrids
TMS calendar-year-to-date hybrid sales totaled 189,945 units, an increase of 50 percent over the same period last year. In August, TMS posted sales of 20,286 hybrid vehicles, down one percent from last August. Toyota Division posted sales of 18,717 hybrids, remaining flat compared to the same period last year. Lexus Division posted sales of 1,569 hybrids.

There were 27 selling days this sales month and last August.

TOYOTA  RETAIL  SALES(INCLUDES FLEET & HAWAII)
August, 2007

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

YARIS 7,861 11,392 -31.0 62,509 44,214 40.7
COROLLA 30,491 34,971 -12.8 262,431 274,074 -4.7
CAMRY 42,658 42,227 1.0 324,702 302,636 6.8
AVALON 5,880 6,747 -12.9 48,494 58,540 -17.6
PRIUS 14,055 11,177 25.7 124,620 70,447 76.0
SCION xA 190 3,111 -93.9 9,394 22,905 -59.2
SCION xB 5,329 6,956 -23.4 28,990 44,997 -35.9
SCION tC 6,590 9,185 -28.3 46,369 55,498 -16.9
SCION xD 2,664 0- 2,664 0-
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.
PASS. CAR 115,718 125,768 -8.0 910,177 873,341 3.7
ES 350 8,646 7,973 8.4 55,953 48,365 15.1
LS 460 3,164 1,386 128.3 23,432 9,073 157.0
SC 430 298 493 -39.6 2,698 4,040 -33.5
GS 350 2,161 2,609 -17.2 14,058 15,734 -11.1
GS 430/450h 139 362 -61.6 1,364 2,805 -51.6
IS 250/350 5,381 5,553 -3.1 37,949 37,347 1.1
TOTAL LEXUS
PASS. CAR 19,789 18,376 7.7 135,454 117,364 14.9
TOTAL TOYOTA
PASS. CAR 135,507 144,144 -6.0 1,045,631 990,705 5.0
SIENNA 11,099 12,807 -13.3 96,047 107,426 -11.0
RAV4 15,916 14,363 10.8 117,534 104,133 12.3
FJ CRUISER 4,802 6,259 -23.3 38,684 34,037 13.1
4RUNNER 8,312 8,302 0.1 59,182 72,514 -18.8
HIGHLANDER 9,514 11,645 -18.3 83,121 85,001 -2.7
LAND CRUISER 181 286 -36.7 1,589 2,149 -26.4
SEQUOIA 1,717 2,479 -30.7 16,299 22,030 -26.4
TOTAL SUV 40,442 43,334 -6.7 316,409 319,864 -1.6
4X2 TACOMA 9,060 9,567 -5.3 72,119 70,393 2.0
4X4 TACOMA 6,034 6,455 -6.5 49,400 46,832 5.0
TOTAL TACOMA 15,094 16,022 -5.8 121,519 117,225 3.2
TUNDRA 18,919 11,173 69.3 124,909 78,916 57.5
TOTAL PICKUP 34,013 27,195 25.1 246,428 196,141 25.0
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.
LT TRUCK 85,554 83,336 2.7 658,884 623,431 5.2
LX 470 221 435 -49.2 1,972 3,645 -46.2
GX 470 2,157 2,458 -12.2 14,430 16,186 -11.3
RX 350/400h 10,032 9,805 2.3 67,686 71,579 -5.9
TOTAL LEXUS
LIGHT TRUCK 12,410 12,698 -2.3 84,088 91,410 -8.5
TOTAL TOYOTA
LIGHT TRUCK 97,964 96,034 2.0 742,972 714,841 3.4
TOTAL
TOYOTA DIV. 201,272 209,104 -3.7 1,569,061 1,496,772 4.3
TOTAL LEXUS 32,199 31,074 3.6 219,542 208,774 4.6
TOTAL TOYOTA 233,471 240,178 -2.8 1,788,603 1,705,546 4.4
MEMO:
DOM. COROLLA 29,840 29,044 2.7 239,186 233,692 1.9
DOM. CAMRY 39,823 31,314 27.2 275,247 250,188 9.5
DOM. PICKUP 34,013 27,195 25.1 246,428 196,141 25.0
DOM. RX 350 7,607 7,778 -2.2 49,105 49,049 -0.4

SELLING DAYS 27 27 205 204



TOYOTA DIV.
IMPORT CAR 40,175 58,663 -31.5 347,250 330,921 4.4
LEXUS
IMPORT CAR 19,789 18,376 7.7 135,454 117,364 14.9
TOYOTA DIV
NA BUILT CARS 75,543 67,105 12.6 562,927 542,420 3.3
TOTAL
TOYOTA CARS 135,507 144,144 -6.0 1,045,631 990,705 5.0

TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT
LT TRUCK 38,725 40,855 -5.2 300,110 297,834 0.3
LEXUS IMPORT
LT TRUCK 4,803 4,920 -2.4 34,983 42,361 -17.8
TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT
LT TRUCK 46,829 42,481 10.2 358,774 325,597 9.7
LEXUS NA BUILT
LT TRUCK 7,607 7,778 -2.2 49,105 49,049 -0.4
TOTAL TOYOTA
LT TRUCK 97,964 96,034 2.0 742,972 714,841 3.4

SPORT UTILITY
VEHICLES 48,050 49,773 -3.5 361,813 377,237 -4.6
Memo: Lexus Sport
Utility 12,410 12,698 -2.3 84,088 91,410 -8.5

SMALL VANS 11,099 12,807 -13.3 96,047 107,426 -11.0
PICKUPS 34,013 27,195 25.1 246,428 196,141 25.0

* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES
COROLLA 29,840 29,044 2.7 239,186 233,692 1.9
CAMRY 39,823 31,314 27.2 275,247 250,188 9.5
AVALON 5,880 6,747 -12.9 48,494 58,540 -17.6
SIENNA 11,099 12,807 -13.3 96,047 107,426 -11.0
PICKUP 34,013 27,195 25.1 246,428 196,141 25.0
SEQUOIA 1,717 2,479 -30.7 16,299 22,030 -26.4
RX 350 7,607 7,778 -2.2 49,105 49,049 -0.4
TOTAL 129,979 117,364 10.7 970,806 917,066 5.3
N.A. VEHICLES
% OF TOTAL 55.7% 48.9% 54.3% 53.8%

SELLING DAYS 27 27 205 204
DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE

Credit: Toyota Motor Sales, USA

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