Toyota Reports February Sales

 
 
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March 1, 2007 - Torrance, CA - Spurred by record hybrid sales, Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported best-ever February sales of 187,330 vehicles, an increase of 12.2 percent over February 2006.

"Sales were brisk at both ends of our product lineup," said Jim Lentz, TMS executive vice president. "Setting an all-time record, the Prius hybrid led the way, nearly doubling last February's sales pace; while the new full-size Tundra got off to an impressive start since hitting showrooms February 5th."

The Toyota Division posted best-ever February sales of 164,812, up 13 percent. The Lexus Division reported best-ever February sales of 22,518 units, an increase of 6.6 percent.

Toyota Division
Toyota Division passenger cars recorded best-ever February sales of 106,429, up 21.1 percent over the same period last year. Passenger car sales were led by Camry, which posted February sales of 32,148, up 17.5 percent over the same period last year. Camry Hybrid reported sales of 3,332 units in February. The Prius hybrid gas-electric mid-size sedan posted all-time best-ever sales of 12,227, an increase of 87 percent. The Yaris subcompact posted sales totaling 5,702 units for the month. Corolla reported February sales of 28,321, an increase of 12.9 percent.

Toyota Division light truck sales were up 2.4 percent, with a best-ever February total of 80,901 units. Light truck sales were led by the RAV4 compact sport utility vehicle (SUV), which reported best-ever February sales of 11,643, up 5.2 percent over the same period last year. The all-new Tundra full-size pickup reported sales of 9,669. The Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined February sales of 9,368, up 3.7 percent over the same period last year. The Highlander Hybrid gas-electric mid-size SUV reported sales of 1,892 units for the month. FJ Cruiser reported February sales of 5,040 units.

Scion posted February sales of 8,956 units. The tC sports coupe led the way with February sales of 4,366 units. Scion xB posted sales of 2,868 units for the month.

Lexus Division
Lexus passenger cars reported best-ever February sales of 13,491 units, an increase of 27 percent over February 2006. Passenger car sales were led by the ES 350 luxury sedan with best-ever February sales of 5,286 units, up 64 percent. The all-new LS 460 reported sales of 2,423, an increase of 138.7 percent.

Lexus Division light trucks reported February sales totaling 9,027 units with the RX 350 and RX 400h reporting combined February sales of 7,086 units. The RX 400h hybrid luxury utility vehicle reported sales of 1,249 units for the month.

TMS calendar-year-to-date hybrid sales totaled 31,933 units, an increase of 67 percent over the year-ago. In February, TMS posted sales of 18,860 hybrid vehicles, up 92 percent over last February. Toyota Division posted sales of 17,451 hybrids, up 90 percent over the same period last year, while the Lexus Division posted sales of 1,409 hybrids.

There were 24 selling days this sales month and last February.


                              TOYOTA  RETAIL  SALES
                            (INCLUDES FLEET & HAWAII)
                                  February, 2007
                               -- CURRENT MONTH -- -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --
                                               DSR %                    DSR %
                                2007     2006  CHG       2007     2006    CHG
    YARIS                      5,702        0     --   11,572        0     --
    COROLLA                   28,321   25,088   12.9   53,840   49,975    5.5
    CAMRY                     32,148   27,354   17.5   63,609   54,794   13.7
    AVALON                     5,583    6,900  -19.1   12,112   13,846  -14.3
    PRIUS                     12,227    6,547   86.8   20,526   14,201   41.6
    SCION xA                   1,722    2,285  -24.6    3,480    4,343  -21.5
    SCION xB                   2,868    4,074  -29.6    5,701    7,910  -29.4
    SCION tC                   4,366    5,048  -13.5    8,779    9,855  -12.7
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. PASS.
     CAR                      92,938   77,304   20.2  179,620  154,942   13.6
    ES 350                     5,286    3,223   64.0   10,606    6,556   58.5
    LS 460                     2,423    1,015  138.7    5,429    2,205  141.2
    SC 430                       282      446  -36.8      584      851  -32.8
    GS 300                     1,388    1,771  -21.6    2,756    3,470  -22.2
    GS 430/450h                  175      278  -37.1      358      557  -37.0
    IS 250/350                 3,937    3,882    1.4    7,332    7,955   -9.7
    TOTAL LEXUS PASS. CAR     13,491   10,615   27.1   27,065   21,594   22.8
    TOTAL TOYOTA PASS. CAR   106,429   87,919   21.1  206,685  176,536   14.7
    SIENNA                    11,039   12,329  -10.5   21,888   24,103  -11.0
    RAV4                      11,643   11,068    5.2   23,568   20,450   12.9
    FJ CRUISER                 5,040        0     --    9,988        0     --
    4RUNNER                    7,555    8,613  -12.3   14,885   17,125  -14.9
    HIGHLANDER                 9,368    9,033    3.7   19,690   17,781    8.5
    LAND CRUISER                 226      297  -23.9      460      587  -23.2
    SEQUOIA                    2,312    2,868  -19.4    4,370    5,622  -23.9
    TOTAL SUV                 36,144   31,879   13.4   72,961   61,565   16.1
    4X2 TACOMA                 8,698    8,124    7.1   16,176   15,514    2.1
    4X4 TACOMA                 6,324    5,611   12.7   11,909   10,631    9.7
    TOTAL TACOMA              15,022   13,735    9.4   28,085   26,145    5.2
    TUNDRA                     9,669   10,566   -8.5   15,990   20,025  -21.8
    TOTAL PICKUP              24,691   24,301    1.6   44,075   46,170   -6.5
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. LT
     TRUCK                    71,874   68,509    4.9  138,924  131,838    3.2
    LX 470                       269      452  -40.5      556      996  -45.3
    GX 470                     1,672    1,813   -7.8    3,385    3,759  -11.8
    RX 350/400h                7,086    8,247  -14.1   13,630   14,436   -7.5
    TOTAL LEXUS LIGHT TRUCK    9,027   10,512  -14.1   17,571   19,191  -10.3
    TOTAL TOYOTA LIGHT TRUCK  80,901   79,021    2.4  156,495  151,029    1.5
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.        164,812  145,813   13.0  318,544  286,780    8.8
    TOTAL LEXUS               22,518   21,127    6.6   44,636   40,785    7.2
    TOTAL TOYOTA             187,330  166,940   12.2  363,180  327,565    8.6
    MEMO:
    DOM. COROLLA              25,549   22,549   13.3   48,311   45,793    3.3
    DOM. CAMRY                24,990   25,271   -1.1   47,834   50,135   -6.5
    DOM. PICKUP               24,691   24,301    1.6   44,075   46,170   -6.5
    DOM. RX 350                4,832    5,065   -4.6    8,621    8,419    0.3
    SELLING DAYS                  24       24              49       48

    TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT CAR    36,816   22,584   63.0   71,363   45,168   54.8
    LEXUS IMPORT CAR          13,491   10,615   27.1   27,065   21,594   22.8
    TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT CARS  56,122   54,720    2.6  108,257  109,774   -3.4
    TOTAL TOYOTA CARS        106,429   87,919   21.1  206,685  176,536   14.7
    TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT LT
     TRUCK                    33,832   29,011   16.6   68,591   55,943   20.1
    LEXUS IMPORT LT TRUCK      4,195    5,447  -23.0    8,950   10,772  -18.6
    TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT LT
     TRUCK                    38,042   39,498   -3.7   70,333   75,895   -9.2
    LEXUS NA BUILT LT TRUCK    4,832    5,065   -4.6    8,621    8,419    0.3
    TOTAL TOYOTA LT TRUCK     80,901   79,021    2.4  156,495  151,029    1.5
    SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES    40,131   42,391   -5.3   80,544   80,756   -2.3
       Memo: Lexus Sport
        Utility                9,027   10,512  -14.1   17,571   19,191  -10.3
    SMALL VANS                11,039   12,329  -10.5   21,888   24,103  -11.0
    PICKUPS                   24,691   24,301    1.6   44,075   46,170   -6.5
    * NORTH AMERICAN BUILT
     VEHICLES
    COROLLA                   25,549   22,549   13.3   48,311   45,793    3.3
    CAMRY                     24,990   25,271   -1.1   47,834   50,135   -6.5
    AVALON                     5,583    6,900  -19.1   12,112   13,846  -14.3
    SIENNA                    11,039   12,329  -10.5   21,888   24,103  -11.0
    PICKUP                    24,691   24,301    1.6   44,075   46,170   -6.5
    SEQUOIA                    2,312    2,868  -19.4    4,370    5,622  -23.9
    RX 350                     4,832    5,065   -4.6    8,621    8,419    0.3
    TOTAL                     98,996   99,283   -0.3  187,211  194,088   -5.5
    N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL   52.8%    59.5%           51.5%    59.3%
    SELLING DAYS                  24       24              49       48
    DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE
 

Credit: Toyota Motor Sales, USA 

 

 
 
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