Toyota Reports August Sales

 
 
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September 1, 2006 – Torrance, CA - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported best-ever August sales of 240,178 vehicles, an increase of 12.6 percent over August 2005. Calendar-year-to-date (CYTD) sales total 1,705,546 units, up 11.0 percent over the same period last year.

"We are grateful to have the fuel-efficient models today's market demands," said TMS Executive Vice President Jim Lentz. "But it's the strength of our dealer network which is proving increasingly central to our growth."

The Toyota Division posted best-ever August sales of 209,104, up 13.6 percent. The Lexus Division reported best-ever August sales with 31,074 units sold, an increase of 6.4 percent.

Toyota Division
Toyota Division passenger cars recorded best-ever August sales of 125,768, up 14.7 percent over the same period last year. Passenger car sales were led by the Corolla, which posted best-ever August sales of 34,971 and an increase of 7.4 percent over last August. The Camry Hybrid, which went on sale in late April, reported sales of 4,977 units in August. Total Camry enjoyed combined August sales of 42,227 units, up 1.9 percent. The all-new Yaris subcompact, which went on sale in March, posted sales totaling 11,392 units for the month. The Prius gas-electric hybrid mid-size sedan posted best-ever August sales of 11,177, an increase of 9.3 percent.

Toyota Division light truck sales were up 12 percent, with a best-ever August total of 83,336 units. Light truck sales were led by the RAV4 compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) with all-time best-ever monthly sales of 14,363, up 87.4 percent over the same period last year. The all-new FJ Cruiser, which went on sale in March, reported sales of 6,259 units. The Highlander Hybrid gas-electric mid-size SUV reported sales of 2,581 units for the month. The Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined August sales of 11,645.

Scion reported all-time best-ever monthly sales with 19,252 units sold. The tC sports coupe led the way with unsurpassed monthly sales of 9,185 units, up 18.5 percent. Scion xB sales were up 35.1 percent, posting monthly sales of 6,956 units. The xA posted sales of 3,111 units, up 6.8 percent.

Lexus Division
Lexus passenger cars posted all-time best-ever sales of 18,376 units, an increase of 21.0 percent over August 2005. Passenger car sales were led by the all-new ES 350 luxury sedan with best-ever August sales of 7,973 units, up 4.5 percent. The IS luxury sport sedans reported all-time best-ever sales of 5,553 units, a 710.2 percent increase over last August. The IS 250 sales totaled 3,890, with the IS 350 recording sales of 1,663 units. The all-new limited-production GS 450h luxury hybrid performance sedan posted sales of 192 units, while combined sales of the GS 430 and GS 450h totaled 362 units. The V6 powered GS 300 added 2,609 units to the GS series total.

Lexus Division light trucks reported August sales totaling 12,698 units. The 2006 RX 400h luxury hybrid SUV reported sales of 1,514 units for the month. The RX 350 and RX 400h enjoyed combined August sales of 9,805 units.

TMS calendar-year-to-date hybrid sales totaled 126,249 units. In August, hybrids sales posted 25,994 units.

Sales of North American-built vehicles accounted for 48.9 percent of total August sales. There were 27 selling days this sales month compared to 26 selling days last August.

TOYOTA RETAIL SALES
(INCLUDES FLEET & HAWAII)
August, 2006
 




 
  ----- CURRENT MONTH ----- -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --
 

DSR %

DSR %
  2006 2005 CHG 2006 2005 CHG
 

 

 
YARIS 11,392 0 - 44,214 0 -
COROLLA 34,971 31,369 7.4 274,074 235,980 16.1
CAMRY 42,227 39,896 1.9 302,636 299,507 1.0
AVALON 6,747 9,020 -28.0 58,540 61,413 -4.7
PRIUS 11,177 9,850 9.3 70,447 72,849 -3.3
SCION xA 3,111 2,805 6.8 22,905 18,224 25.7
SCION xB 6,956 4,959 35.1 44,997 36,923 21.9
SCION tC 9,185 7,464 18.5 55,498 50,231 10.5
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. PASS. CAR 125,768 105,572 14.7 873,341 780,392 11.9
ES 350 7,973 7,345 4.5 48,365 46,603 3.8
LS 430 1,386 2,548 -47.6 9,073 18,519 -51.0
SC 430 493 738 -35.7 4,040 5,537 -27.0
GS 300 2,609 2,811 -10.6 15,734 17,975 -12.5
GS 430/450h 362 524 -33.5 2,805 4,048 -30.7
IS 250/350 5,553 660 710.2 37,347 3,793 884.6
TOTAL LEXUS PASS. CAR 18,376 14,626 21.0 117,364 96,475 21.7
TOTAL TOYOTA PASS. CAR 144,144 120,198 15.5 990,705 876,867 13.0
SIENNA 12,807 14,479 -14.8 107,426 110,836 -3.1
RAV4 14,363 7,380 87.4 104,133 50,723 105.3
FJ CRUISER 6,259 0 - 34,037 0 -
4RUNNER 8,302 8,746 -8.6 72,514 70,132 3.4
HIGHLANDER 11,645 13,042 -14.0 85,001 97,677 -13.0
LAND CRUISER 286 461 -40.3 2,149 3,425 -37.3
SEQUOIA 2,479 3,162 -24.5 22,030 31,656 -30.4
TOTAL SUV 43,334 32,791 27.3 319,864 253,613 26.1
4X2 TACOMA 9,567 9,602 -4.1 70,393 66,278 6.2
4X4 TACOMA 6,455 6,538 -4.9 46,832 44,204 5.9
TOTAL TACOMA 16,022 16,140 -4.4 117,225 110,482 6.1
TUNDRA 11,173 8,255 30.3 78,916 83,833 -5.9
TOTAL PICKUP 27,195 24,395 7.3 196,141 194,315 0.9
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. LT TRUCK 83,336 71,665 12.0 623,431 558,764 11.6
LX 470 435 889 -52.9 3,645 5,455 -33.2
GX 470 2,458 2,966 -20.2 16,186 22,046 -26.6
RX 350/400h 9,805 9,644 -2.1 71,579 72,717 -1.6
TOTAL LEXUS LIGHT TRUCK 12,698 13,499 -9.4 91,410 100,218 -8.8
TOTAL TOYOTA LIGHT TRUCK 96,034 85,164 8.6 714,841 658,982 8.5
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. 209,104 177,237 13.6 1,496,772 1,339,156 11.8
TOTAL LEXUS 31,074 28,125 6.4 208,774 196,693 6.1
TOTAL TOYOTA 240,178 205,362 12.6 1,705,546 1,535,849 11.0
MEMO:


 
 
DOM. COROLLA 29,044 30,354 -7.9 233,692 229,091 2.0
DOM. CAMRY 31,314 35,453 -14.9 250,188 281,844 -11.2
DOM. PICKUP 27,195 24,395 7.3 196,141 194,315 0.9
DOM. RX 330 7,778 5,689 31.7 49,049 45,423 8.0
 


 
 
SELLING DAYS 27 26   204 204  
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT CAR 58,663 30,745 83.7 330,921 208,044 59.1
LEXUS IMPORT CAR 18,376 14,626 21.0 117,364 96,475 21.7
TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT CARS 67,105 74,827 -13.6 542,420 572,348 -5.2
TOTAL TOYOTA CARS 144,144 120,198 15.5 990,705 876,867 13.0
 


 
 
TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT LT TRUCK 40,855 29,629 32.8 297,834 221,957 34.2
LEXUS IMPORT LT TRUCK 4,920 7,810 -39.3 42,361 54,795 -22.7
TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT LT TRUCK 42,481 42,036 -2.7 325,597 336,807 -3.3
LEXUS NA BUILT LT TRUCK 7,778 5,689 31.7 49,049 45,423 8.0
TOTAL TOYOTA LT TRUCK 96,034 85,164 8.6 714,841 658,982 8.5
 


 
 
SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 49,773 46,290 3.5 377,237 353,831 6.6
Memo: Lexus Sport Utility 12,698 13,499 -9.4 91,410 100,218 -8.8
 


 
 
SMALL VANS 12,807 14,479 -14.8 107,426 110,836 -3.1
PICKUPS 27,195 24,395 7.3 196,141 194,315 0.9
             
* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES

 
 
COROLLA 29,044 30,354 -7.9 233,692 229,091 2.0
CAMRY 31,314 35,453 -14.9 250,188 281,844 -11.2
AVALON 6,747 9,020 -28.0 58,540 61,413 -4.7
SIENNA 12,807 14,479 -14.8 107,426 110,836 -3.1
PICKUP 27,195 24,395 7.3 196,141 194,315 0.9
SEQUOIA 2,479 3,162 -24.5 22,030 31,656 -30.4
RX 330 7,778 5,689 31.7 49,049 45,423 8.0
TOTAL 117,364 122,552 -7.8 917,066 954,578 -3.9
N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL 48.9% 59.7%
53.8% 62.2% 
 


 
 
SELLING DAYS 27 26
204 204  
DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE           

 

Credit: Toyota Motor Sales, USA

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