Toyota Reports February Sales

 
 
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March 3, 2008 - Torrance, CA - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported February sales of 182,169 vehicles, a decrease of 6.6 percent from last February.

"Spurred in part by rising fuel prices, Toyota’s fuel-efficient models and hybrids, the mainstay of our lineup, continue to show strength," said TMS President Jim Lentz.

The Toyota Division posted February sales of 160,892, a decrease of 6.3 percent from last February. The Lexus Division reported February sales of 21,277 units, a decrease of 9.3 percent from the year-ago month.

Toyota Division
Toyota Division passenger cars recorded February sales of 89,723 units, down 7.3 percent from last February. Passenger-car sales were led by Camry, which posted best-ever February sales of 34,914, an increase of 4.3 percent over the same period last year. Camry Hybrid reported sales of 4,121 units in February, up 19 percent over February 2007. The Prius hybrid gas-electric mid-size sedan posted February sales of 10,895, a decrease of 14.5 percent from last February. Yaris reported best-ever February sales of 9,758 units, up 64.3 percent over the year-ago month.

Toyota Division light truck sales were down 4.9 percent, with February sales of 71,169 units. Light truck sales were led by the Tundra full-size pickup with best-ever February sales of 14,400, an increase of 43 percent over last February. Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined sales of 10,513 in February, up 7.7 percent over the year-ago month. The Highlander Hybrid gas-electric mid-size SUV reported sales of 1,938 units for the month. Sequoia posted sales of 2,617 units for the month, up 8.7 percent over the same period last year.

Scion posted February sales of 8,883 units. The xB urban utility vehicle led the way with February sales of 3,824 units, an increase of 28 percent over last February. The tC sports coupe, entering its fourth model year, posted February sales of 3,261 units.

Lexus Division
Lexus passenger cars reported February sales of 12,203 units, a decrease of 13.2 percent from February 2007. Passenger-car sales were led by the ES 350 luxury sedan with February sales of 4,795 units. The IS 250/350 luxury sport sedan reported sales of 3,906 units, including 208 units sold of the all-new IS F luxury performance sedan. The LS 460/460 L and new LS 600h L luxury sedans reported combined sales of 1,891 units. The LS 600h L hybrid luxury sedan posted sales of 112 units for the month. The GS 350 luxury sport sedan had sales of 1,201 units, while the GS 460/450h posted combined sales of 221 units, an increase of 21.2 percent.

Lexus Division light trucks reported February sales totaling 9,074 units, a decrease of 3.5 percent from the year-ago month. The all-new LX 570 enjoyed sales of 569 units, an increase of 103.1 percent. The RX 350 and RX 400h posted combined February sales of 6,956 units. The RX 400h hybrid luxury utility vehicle reported sales of 1,148 units for the month.

TMS Hybrids
TMS posted February sales of 18,289 hybrid vehicles, a decrease of seven percent from last February. Toyota Division posted sales of 16,952 hybrids while Lexus Division posted sales of 1,337 hybrids.

There were 25 selling days this month, as compared to 24 selling days last February.

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

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

YARIS 9,758 5,702 64.3 17,424 11,572 47.6
COROLLA 21,202 28,321 -28.1 41,938 53,840 -23.7
CAMRY 34,914 32,148 4.3 66,515 63,609 2.5
AVALON 4,073 5,583 -30.0 8,228 12,112 -33.4
PRIUS 10,893 12,227 -14.5 22,272 20,526 6.3
SCION xA 10 1,722 -99.4 19 3,480 -99.5
SCION xB 3,824 2,868 28.0 7,143 5,701 22.8
SCION tC 3,261 4,366 -28.3 6,208 8,779 -30.7
SCION xD 1,788 0- 3,385 0-
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.
PASS. CAR 89,723 92,938 -7.3 173,132 179,620 -5.5
ES 350 4,795 5,286 -12.9 9,141 10,606 -15.5
LS 460/600h L 1,891 2,423 -25.1 3,797 5,429 -31.5
SC 430 189 282 -35.7 372 584 -37.6
GS 350 1,201 1,388 -16.9 2,471 2,756 -12.1
GS 460/450h 221 175 21.2 431 358 18.0
IS 250/350/F 3,906 3,937 -4.8 7,168 7,332 -4.2
TOTAL LEXUS
PASS. CAR 12,203 13,491 -13.2 23,380 27,065 -15.3
TOTAL TOYOTA
PASS. CAR 101,926 106,429 -8.1 196,512 206,685 -6.8
SIENNA 11,262 11,039 -2.1 21,668 21,888 -3.0
RAV4 10,377 11,643 -14.4 21,274 23,568 -11.5
FJ CRUISER 3,520 5,040 -33.0 6,591 9,988 -35.3
4RUNNER 4,961 7,555 -37.0 10,431 14,885 -31.3
HIGHLANDER 10,513 9,368 7.7 22,836 19,690 13.7
LAND CRUISER 394 226 67.4 854 460 81.9
SEQUOIA 2,617 2,312 8.7 4,994 4,370 12.0
TOTAL SUV 32,382 36,144 -14.0 66,980 72,961 -10.0
4X2 TACOMA 7,654 8,698 -15.5 14,013 16,176 -15.1
4X4 TACOMA 5,471 6,324 -16.9 10,176 11,909 -16.3
TOTAL TACOMA 13,125 15,022 -16.1 24,189 28,085 -15.6
TUNDRA 14,400 9,669 43.0 26,473 15,990 62.2
TOTAL PICKUP 27,525 24,691 7.0 50,662 44,075 12.6
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.
LT TRUCK 71,169 71,874 -4.9 139,310 138,924 -1.7
LX 570 569 269 103.1 1,279 556 125.4
GX 470 1,549 1,672 -11.1 3,206 3,385 -7.2
RX 350/400h 6,956 7,086 -5.8 13,711 13,630 -1.4
TOTAL LEXUS
LIGHT TRUCK 9,074 9,027 -3.5 18,196 17,571 1.5
TOTAL TOYOTA
LIGHT TRUCK 80,243 80,901 -4.8 157,506 156,495 -1.4
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. 160,892 164,812 -6.3 312,442 318,544 -3.9
TOTAL LEXUS 21,277 22,518 -9.3 41,576 44,636 -8.7
TOTAL TOYOTA 182,169 187,330 -6.6 354,018 363,180 -4.5
MEMO:
DOM. COROLLA 20,147 25,549 -24.3 40,869 48,311 -17.1
DOM. CAMRY 33,992 24,990 30.6 64,553 47,834 32.3
DOM. PICKUP 27,525 24,691 7.0 50,662 44,075 12.6
DOM. RX 350 4,795 4,832 -4.7 9,482 8,621 7.8

SELLING DAYS 25 24 50 49



TOYOTA DIV.
IMPORT CAR 31,511 36,816 -17.8 59,482 71,363 -18.3
LEXUS IMPORT CAR 12,203 13,491 -13.2 23,380 27,065 -15.3
TOYOTA DIV
NA BUILT CARS 58,212 56,122 -0.4 113,650 108,257 2.9
TOTAL TOYOTA CARS 101,926 106,429 -8.1 196,512 206,685 -6.8

TOYOTA DIV.
IMPORT LT TRUCK 29,765 33,832 -15.5 61,986 68,591 -11.4
LEXUS
IMPORT LT TRUCK 4,279 4,195 -2.1 8,714 8,950 -4.6
TOYOTA DIV
NA BUILT LT TRUCK 41,404 38,042 4.5 77,324 70,333 7.7
LEXUS NA BUILT
LT TRUCK 4,795 4,832 -4.7 9,482 8,621 7.8
TOTAL TOYOTA
LT TRUCK 80,243 80,901 -4.8 157,506 156,495 -1.4

SPORT UTILITY
VEHICLES 37,936 40,131 -9.3 78,585 80,544 -4.4
Memo: Lexus
Sport Utility 9,074 9,027 -3.5 18,196 17,571 1.5

SMALL VANS 11,262 11,039 -2.1 21,668 21,888 -3.0
PICKUPS 27,525 24,691 7.0 50,662 44,075 12.6

* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES
COROLLA 20,147 25,549 -24.3 40,869 48,311 -17.1
CAMRY 33,992 24,990 30.6 64,553 47,834 32.3
AVALON 4,073 5,583 -30.0 8,228 12,112 -33.4
SIENNA 11,262 11,039 -2.1 21,668 21,888 -3.0
PICKUP 27,525 24,691 7.0 50,662 44,075 12.6
SEQUOIA 2,617 2,312 8.7 4,994 4,370 12.0
RX 350 4,795 4,832 -4.7 9,482 8,621 7.8
TOTAL 104,411 98,996 1.3 200,456 187,211 4.9
N.A. VEHICLES
% OF TOTAL 57.3% 52.8% 56.6% 51.5%

SELLING DAYS 25 24 50 49
DSR = DAILY SELLING RAT 

 

Credit: Toyota Motor Sales, USA

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