Toyota Reports January Sales

 
 
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February 1, 2008 – Torrance, CA - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported January sales of 171,849 vehicles, a decrease of 2.3 percent from last January.

"On the retail front, consumers are sitting in the catbird's seat, with falling interest rates and a competitive market giving rise to showroom values," said Jim Lentz, TMS president. "On the product front, the migration toward passenger cars dovetails nicely with February's launch of the all-new Corolla and Matrix."

The Toyota Division posted January sales of 151,550, a decrease of 1.4 percent from last January. The Lexus Division reported January sales of 20,299 units, a decrease of 8.2 percent from the year-ago month.

Toyota Division
Toyota Division passenger cars recorded January sales of 83,409 units, down 3.8 percent from last January. Passenger-car sales were led by Camry, which posted best-ever January sales of 31,601, an increase of 0.4 percent over the same period last year. Camry Hybrid reported sales of 3,750 units in January, up 34 percent over January 2007. The Prius hybrid gas-electric mid-size sedan posted best-ever January sales of 11,379, an increase of 37.1 percent over last January. Yaris reported best-ever January sales of 7,666 units, up 30.6 percent over the year-ago month.

Toyota Division light truck sales were up 1.6 percent, with best-ever January sales of 68,141 units. Light truck sales were led by the Tundra full-size pickup with best-ever January sales of 12,073, an increase of 91 percent over last January. Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined best-ever sales of 12,323 in January, up 19.4 percent over the year-ago month. The Highlander Hybrid gas-electric mid-size SUV reported sales of 2,143 units for the month, an increase of 18 percent over the year-ago month. Sequoia posted sales of 2,377 units for the month, up 15.5 percent over the same period last year.

Scion posted January sales of 7,872 units. The xB urban utility vehicle led the way with January sales of 3,319 units, an increase of 17.2 percent over last January. The tC sports coupe posted January sales of 2,947 units.

Lexus Division
Lexus passenger cars reported January sales of 11,177 units, a decrease of 17.7 percent from January 2007. Passenger-car sales were led by the ES 350 luxury sedan with January sales of 4,346 units. The IS 250/350 luxury sport sedan reported sales of 3,262 units. The LS 460/460 L and new LS 600h L luxury sedans reported combined sales of 1,906 units. The LS 600h L hybrid luxury sedan posted sales of 105 units for the month. The GS 350 luxury sport sedan had sales of 1,270 units, while the GS 460/450h posted combined sales of 210 units, an increase of 14.8 percent.

Lexus Division light trucks reported January sales totaling 9,122 units, an increase of 6.8 percent from the year-ago month. The all-new LX 570 enjoyed sales of 710 units, an increase of 147.4 percent. The RX 350 and RX 400h posted combined January sales of 6,755 units, an increase of 3.2 percent. The RX 400h hybrid luxury utility vehicle reported sales of 1,211 units for the month.

TMS Hybrids
TMS posted January sales of 18,652 hybrid vehicles, up 30 percent over last January. Toyota Division posted sales of 17,272 hybrids, up 34 percent over January 2007. Lexus Division posted sales of 1,380 hybrids.

There were 25 selling days this month and last January.

TOYOTA  RETAIL  SALES
(INCLUDES FLEET & HAWAII)
                           Jan-08

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

YARIS 7,666 5,870 30.6 7,666 5,870 30.6
COROLLA 20,736 25,519 -18.7 20,736 25,519 -18.7
CAMRY 31,601 31,461 0.4 31,601 31,461 0.4
AVALON 4,155 6,529 -36.4 4,155 6,529 -36.4
PRIUS 11,379 8,299 37.1 11,379 8,299 37.1
SCION xA 9 1,758 -99.5 9 1,758 -99.5
SCION xB 3,319 2,833 17.2 3,319 2,833 17.2
SCION tC 2,947 4,413 -33.2 2,947 4,413 -33.2
SCION xD 1,597 0- 1,597 0-
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.
PASS. CAR 83,409 86,682 -3.8 83,409 86,682 -3.8
ES 350 4,346 5,320 -18.3 4,346 5,320 -18.3
LS 460/600h L 1,906 3,006 -36.6 1,906 3,006 -36.6
SC 430 183 302 -39.4 183 302 -39.4
GS 350 1,270 1,368 -7.2 1,270 1,368 -7.2
GS 460/450h 210 183 14.8 210 183 14.8
IS 250/350 3,262 3,395 -3.9 3,262 3,395 -3.9
TOTAL LEXUS PASS. CAR 11,177 13,574 -17.7 11,177 13,574 -17.7
TOTAL TOYOTA PASS. CAR 94,586 100,256 -5.7 94,586 100,256 -5.7
SIENNA 10,406 10,849 -4.1 10,406 10,849 -4.1
RAV4 10,897 11,925 -8.6 10,897 11,925 -8.6
FJ CRUISER 3,071 4,948 -37.9 3,071 4,948 -37.9
4RUNNER 5,470 7,330 -25.4 5,470 7,330 -25.4
HIGHLANDER 12,323 10,322 19.4 12,323 10,322 19.4
LAND CRUISER 460 234 96.6 460 234 96.6
SEQUOIA 2,377 2,058 15.5 2,377 2,058 15.5
TOTAL SUV 34,598 36,817 -6.0 34,598 36,817 -6.0
4X2 TACOMA 6,359 7,478 -15.0 6,359 7,478 -15.0
4X4 TACOMA 4,705 5,585 -15.8 4,705 5,585 -15.8
TOTAL TACOMA 11,064 13,063 -15.3 11,064 13,063 -15.3
TUNDRA 12,073 6,321 91.0 12,073 6,321 91.0
TOTAL PICKUP 23,137 19,384 19.4 23,137 19,384 19.4
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.
LT TRUCK 68,141 67,050 1.6 68,141 67,050 1.6
LX 570 710 287 147.4 710 287 147.4
GX 470 1,657 1,713 -3.3 1,657 1,713 -3.3
RX 350/400h 6,755 6,544 3.2 6,755 6,544 3.2
TOTAL LEXUS LIGHT
TRUCK 9,122 8,544 6.8 9,122 8,544 6.8
TOTAL TOYOTA LIGHT
TRUCK 77,263 75,594 2.2 77,263 75,594 2.2
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. 151,550 153,732 -1.4 151,550 153,732 -1.4
TOTAL LEXUS 20,299 22,118 -8.2 20,299 22,118 -8.2
TOTAL TOYOTA 171,849 175,850 -2.3 171,849 175,850 -2.3
MEMO:
DOM. COROLLA 20,722 22,762 -9.0 20,722 22,762 -9.0
DOM. CAMRY 30,561 22,844 33.8 30,561 22,844 33.8
DOM. PICKUP 23,137 19,384 19.4 23,137 19,384 19.4
DOM. RX 350 4,687 3,789 23.7 4,687 3,789 23.7

SELLING DAYS 25 25 25 25

TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT
CAR 27,971 34,547 -19.0 27,971 34,547 -19.0
LEXUS IMPORT CAR 11,177 13,574 -17.7 11,177 13,574 -17.7
TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT
CARS 55,438 52,135 6.3 55,438 52,135 6.3
TOTAL TOYOTA CARS 94,586 100,256 -5.7 94,586 100,256 -5.7

TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT
LT TRUCK 32,221 34,759 -7.3 32,221 34,759 -7.3
LEXUS IMPORT LT TRUCK 4,435 4,755 -6.7 4,435 4,755 -6.7
TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT
LT TRUCK 35,920 32,291 11.2 35,920 32,291 11.2
LEXUS NA BUILT LT TRUCK 4,687 3,789 23.7 4,687 3,789 23.7
TOTAL TOYOTA LT TRUCK 77,263 75,594 2.2 77,263 75,594 2.2

SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 40,649 40,413 0.6 40,649 40,413 0.6
Memo: Lexus Sport
Utility 9,122 8,544 6.8 9,122 8,544 6.8

SMALL VANS 10,406 10,849 -4.1 10,406 10,849 -4.1
PICKUPS 23,137 19,384 19.4 23,137 19,384 19.4

* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES
COROLLA 20,722 22,762 -9.0 20,722 22,762 -9.0
CAMRY 30,561 22,844 33.8 30,561 22,844 33.8
AVALON 4,155 6,529 -36.4 4,155 6,529 -36.4
SIENNA 10,406 10,849 -4.1 10,406 10,849 -4.1
PICKUP 23,137 19,384 19.4 23,137 19,384 19.4
SEQUOIA 2,377 2,058 15.5 2,377 2,058 15.5
RX 350 4,687 3,789 23.7 4,687 3,789 23.7
TOTAL 96,045 88,215 8.9 96,045 88,215 8.9
N.A. VEHICLES
% OF TOTAL 55.9% 50.2% 55.9% 50.2%

SELLING DAYS 25 25 25 25
DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE


 


Credit: Toyota Motor Sales, USA


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