Toyota Reports Best-Ever October Sales

 
 
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November 1, 2006 – Torrance, CA - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported best-ever October sales of 189,011 vehicles, an increase of 13.6 percent over October 2005. Calendar-year-to-date (CYTD) sales total 2,117,507 units, up 12.2 percent over the same period last year.

"What a difference a year makes," said Jim Lentz, TMS executive vice president. "Last October the industry plunged to a seven-year low, weaning itself from an incentive binge. Today the industry is seeing modest gains on the strength of fresh products."

The Toyota Division posted best-ever October sales of 165,005, up 14.6 percent. The Lexus Division reported best-ever October sales with 24,006 units sold, an increase of seven percent.

Toyota Division
Toyota Division passenger cars recorded best-ever October sales of 92,955, up 6.5 percent over the same period last year. Passenger car sales were led by Camry, which posted best-ever October sales of 33,812, an increase of 8.8 percent. The Camry Hybrid, which went on sale in late April, reported sales of 2,806 units in October. The all-new Yaris subcompact, which went on sale in March, posted sales totaling 6,398 units. The Prius gas-electric hybrid mid-size sedan posted October sales of 8,733.

Toyota Division light truck sales were up 27 percent, with a best-ever October total of 72,050 units. Light truck sales were led by the Sienna with monthly sales of 11,870, up 11.4 percent over the same period last year. The RAV4 compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) reported best-ever October sales of 11,154, up 163.1 percent over the same period last year. The all-new FJ Cruiser, which went on sale in March, reported sales of 5,334 units. The Tundra full-size pickup truck reported October sales of 10,046, up 17.1 percent over the same period last year. The Highlander Hybrid gas-electric mid-size SUV reported sales of 1,643 units for the month. The Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined October sales of 10,296, an increase of 18.1 percent.

Scion reported October sales of 12,344 units. The tC sports coupe led the way with October sales of 5,788 units. Scion xB sales were up 1.3 percent, posting monthly sales of 3,963 units. The Scion xA posted sales of 2,593 units, an increase of 2.1 percent.

Lexus Division
Lexus passenger cars posted best-ever October sales of 14,373 units, an increase of 23.4 percent over October 2005. Passenger car sales were led by the ES 350 luxury sedan with best-ever October sales of 6,357 units, up 46.7 percent. The IS 250 and IS 350 luxury sport sedans recorded combined best-ever October sales of 3,464 units, an increase of 40.6 percent.
The LS 430 and the all-new LS 460 reported combined sales of 2,097 units, an increase of 33.2 percent.

Lexus Division light trucks reported October sales totaling 9,633 units. The 2006 RX 400h luxury hybrid SUV reported sales of 1,239 units for the month. The RX 350 and RX 400h enjoyed combined October sales of 7,250 units.

TMS calendar-year-to-date hybrid sales totaled 159,581 units. In October, hybrid sales posted 14,598 units.

There were 25 selling days this sales month compared to 26 selling days last October.

TOYOTA  RETAIL  SALES
(INCLUDES FLEET & HAWAII)
Oct-06

----- CURRENT MONTH -- -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --
DSR % DSR %
2006 2005 CHG 2006 2005 CHG

YARIS 6,398 0 - 58,146 0 -
COROLLA 24,642 26,870 -4.6 330,995 292,296 13.2
CAMRY 33,812 32,323 8.8 374,717 368,672 1.6
AVALON 7,024 8,195 -10.9 73,929 78,315 -5.6
PRIUS 8,733 9,939 -8.6 89,672 90,981 -1.4
SCION xA 2,593 2,640 2.1 28,399 23,664 20.0
SCION xB 3,963 4,070 1.3 54,495 45,452 19.9
SCION tC 5,788 6,682 -9.9 69,045 63,149 9.3
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.
PASS. CAR 92,955 90,756 6.5 1,079,432 967,928 11.5
ES 350 6,357 4,507 46.7 60,573 56,170 7.8
LS 430/460 2,097 1,637 33.2 12,068 22,053 -45.3
SC 430 458 761 -37.4 4,955 6,905 -28.2
GS 300 1,793 2,279 -18.2 20,012 22,611 -11.5
GS 430/450h 204 366 -42.0 3,230 4,796 -32.7
IS 250/350 3,464 2,563 40.6 45,130 6,824 561.3
TOTAL LEXUS
PASS. CAR 14,373 12,113 23.4 145,968 119,359 22.3
TOTAL TOYOTA
PASS. CAR 107,328 102,869 8.5 1,225,400 1,087,28 12.7
SIENNA 11,870 11,081 11.4 133,644 134,496 -0.6
RAV4 11,154 4,409 163.1 126,838 60,875 108.4
FJ CRUISER 5,334 0- 44,917 0-
4RUNNER 6,242 8,057 -19.4 86,776 85,269 1.8
HIGHLANDER 10,296 9,063 18.1 106,994 116,424 -8.1
LAND CRUISER 282 319 -8.1 2,744 4,040 -32.1
SEQUOIA 2,705 2,664 5.6 28,078 36,654 -23.4
TOTAL SUV 36,013 24,512 52.8 396,347 303,262 30.7
4X2 TACOMA 7,855 8,406 -2.8 87,886 83,425 5.3
4X4 TACOMA 6,266 6,080 7.2 60,147 56,175 7.1
TOTAL TACOMA 14,121 14,486 1.4 148,033 139,600 6.0
TUNDRA 10,046 8,919 17.1 101,571 100,005 1.6
TOTAL PICKUP 24,167 23,405 7.4 249,604 239,605 4.2
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.
LT TRUCK 72,050 58,998 27.0 779,595 677,363 15.1
LX 470 512 657 -19.0 4,647 6,876 -32.4
GX 470 1,871 2,549 -23.7 20,348 26,884 -24.3
RX 350/400h 7,250 8,012 -5.9 87,517 88,941 -1.6
TOTAL LEXUS
LIGHT TRUCK 9,633 11,218 -10.7 112,512 122,701 -8.3
TOTAL TOYOTA
LIGHT TRUCK 81,683 70,216 21.0 892,107 800,064 11.5
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. 165,005 149,754 14.6 1,859,027 1,645,29 13.0
TOTAL LEXUS 24,006 23,331 7.0 258,480 242,060 6.8
TOTAL TOYOTA 189,011 173,085 13.6 2,117,507 1,887,35 12.2
MEMO:
DOM. COROLLA 22,606 25,847 -9.0 284,422 283,276 0.4
DOM. CAMRY 26,779 29,912 -6.9 307,552 345,417 -11.0
DOM. PICKUP 24,167 23,405 7.4 249,604 239,605 4.2
DOM. RX 350 5,693 4,937 19.9 61,475 55,570 10.6

SELLING DAYS 25 26 255 255

TOYOTA DIV.
IMPORT CAR 36,546 26,802 41.8 413,529 260,920 58.5
LEXUS IMPORT CAR 14,373 12,113 23.4 145,968 119,359 22.3
TOYOTA DIV
NA BUILT CARS 56,409 63,954 -8.3 665,903 707,008 -5.8
TOTAL TOYOTA CARS 107,328 102,869 8.5 1,225,400 1,087,28 12.7

TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT
LT TRUCK 33,308 21,848 58.6 368,269 266,608 38.1
LEXUS IMPORT
LT TRUCK 3,940 6,281 -34.8 51,037 67,131 -24.0
TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT
LT TRUCK 38,742 37,150 8.5 411,326 410,755 0.1
LEXUS NA BUILT
LT TRUCK 5,693 4,937 19.9 61,475 55,570 10.6
TOTAL TOYOTA
LT TRUCK 81,683 70,216 21.0 892,107 800,064 11.5

SPORT UTILITY
VEHICLES 40,312 35,730 17.3 463,942 425,963 8.9
Memo: Lexus Sport
Utility 9,633 11,218 -10.7 112,512 122,701 -8.3

SMALL VANS 11,870 11,081 11.4 133,644 134,496 -0.6
PICKUPS 24,167 23,405 7.4 249,604 239,605 4.2

* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES
COROLLA 22,606 25,847 -9.0 284,422 283,276 0.4
CAMRY 26,779 29,912 -6.9 307,552 345,417 -11.0
AVALON 7,024 8,195 -10.9 73,929 78,315 -5.6
SIENNA 11,870 11,081 11.4 133,644 134,496 -0.6
PICKUP 24,167 23,405 7.4 249,604 239,605 4.2
SEQUOIA 2,705 2,664 5.6 28,078 36,654 -23.4
RX 350 5,693 4,937 19.9 61,475 55,570 10.6
TOTAL 100,844 106,041 -1.1 1,138,704 1,173,33 -3.0
N.A. VEHICLES %
OF TOTAL 53.4% 61.3% 53.8% 62.2%

SELLING DAYS 25 26 255 255
DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE


Credit: Toyota Motor Sales, USA

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