Toyota Reports March Sales

 
 
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April 3, 2007 - Torrance, CA - Boosted by record hybrid sales, Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported all-time best-ever monthly sales of 242,675 vehicles, an increase of 7.7 percent over March 2006.

 

"This month marks a milestone eight years in the making," said Jim Lentz, TMS executive vice president. "Record U.S. sales of Toyota and Lexus hybrids have now topped the half-million mark." The Toyota Division posted best-ever March sales of 213,820, up 8.7 percent. The Lexus Division reported best-ever March sales of 28,855 units.

Toyota Division
Toyota Division passenger cars recorded best-ever March sales of 121,881, up 13.6 percent over the same period last year. Passenger car sales were led by Camry, which posted March sales of 42,254, up 4.5 percent over the same period last year. Camry Hybrid reported sales of 5,144 units in March. The Prius hybrid gas-electric mid-size sedan posted all-time best-ever monthly sales for the second consecutive month with 19,156 units sold, an increase of 133.2 percent. Corolla reported best-ever March sales of 34,355, an increase of 2.5 percent. The Yaris subcompact posted sales totaling 7,614 units for the month.

Toyota Division light truck sales were up 2.9 percent, an all-time best-ever month of 91,939 units. Light truck sales were led by the RAV4 compact sport utility vehicle (SUV), which reported all-time best-ever sales of 17,837, up 27.5 percent over the year-ago month. The all-new Tundra full-size pickup reported sales of 13,196 units, up 7.8 percent over Tundra sales last March. The Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined March sales of 11,693. The Highlander Hybrid gas-electric mid-size SUV reported sales of 2,501 units for the month. FJ Cruiser reported March sales of 6,057 units.

Scion posted March sales of 10,978 units. The tC sports coupe led the way with March sales of 6,314 units. Scion xB posted sales of 2,799 units for the month.

Lexus Division
Lexus passenger cars reported best-ever March sales of 18,128 units, an increase of 26.7 percent over March 2006. Passenger car sales were led by the ES 350 luxury sedan with March sales of 7,444 units, up 69.7 percent. The all-new LS 460 reported sales of 3,134, an increase of 125.4 percent.

Lexus Division light trucks reported March sales totaling 10,727 units with the RX 350 and RX 400h reporting combined March sales of 8,603 units. The RX 400h hybrid luxury utility vehicle reported sales of 1,471 units for the month.

TMS calendar-year-to-date hybrid sales totaled 61,635 units, an increase of 68 percent over the same period last year, while cumulative hybrid sales to-date surpassed the 500,000 sales mark. In March, TMS posted sales of 28,453 hybrid vehicles, up 105 percent. Toyota Division posted sales of 26,801 hybrids, up 137 percent over the same period last year, while the Lexus Division posted sales of 1,652 hybrids.

There were 28 selling days this month, as compared to 27 selling days last March.

TOYOTA  RETAIL  SALES
(INCLUDES FLEET & HAWAII)
February, 2007

----- CURRENT MONTH ---- -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --
DSR % DSR %
2007 2006 CHG 2007 2006 CHG

YARIS 7,614 1,339 448.3 19,186 1,339 1295.6
COROLLA 34,355 32,312 2.5 88,195 82,287 4.4
CAMRY 42,254 38,981 4.5 105,863 93,775 10.0
AVALON 7,523 8,697 -16.6 19,635 22,543 -15.2
PRIUS 19,156 7,922 133.2 39,682 22,123 74.7
SCION xA 1,865 2,820 -36.2 5,345 7,163 -27.3
SCION xB 2,799 5,060 -46.7 8,500 12,970 -36.2
SCION tC 6,314 6,368 -4.4 15,093 16,223 -9.4
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.
PASS. CAR 121,881 103,501 13.6 301,501 258,443 13.6
ES 350 7,444 4,231 69.7 18,050 10,787 63.0
LS 460 3,134 1,341 125.4 8,563 3,546 135.2
SC 430 370 533 -33.1 954 1,384 -32.9
GS 300 1,908 2,205 -16.6 4,664 5,675 -19.9
GS 430/450h 195 278 -32.4 553 835 -35.5
IS 250/350 5,077 5,210 -6.0 12,409 13,165 -8.2
TOTAL LEXUS PASS. CAR 18,128 13,798 26.7 45,193 35,392 24.4
TOTAL TOYOTA PASS. CAR 140,009 117,299 15.1 346,694 293,835 14.9
SIENNA 13,071 16,287 -22.6 34,959 40,390 -15.7
RAV4 17,837 13,494 27.5 41,405 33,944 18.8
FJ CRUISER 6,057 2,784 109.8 16,045 2,784 461.4
4RUNNER 9,052 10,800 -19.2 23,937 27,925 -16.5
HIGHLANDER 11,693 11,622 -3.0 31,383 29,403 4.0
LAND CRUISER 222 298 -28.2 682 885 -24.9
SEQUOIA 2,568 3,446 -28.1 6,938 9,068 -25.5
TOTAL SUV 47,429 42,444 7.8 120,390 104,009 12.7
4X2 TACOMA 10,851 9,185 13.9 27,027 24,699 6.6
4X4 TACOMA 7,392 6,477 10.1 19,301 17,108 9.9
TOTAL TACOMA 18,243 15,662 12.3 46,328 41,807 7.9
TUNDRA 13,196 11,800 7.8 29,186 31,825 -10.7
TOTAL PICKUP 31,439 27,462 10.4 75,514 73,632 -0.1
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.
LT TRUCK 91,939 86,193 2.9 230,863 218,031 3.1
LX 470 270 489 -46.8 826 1,485 -45.8
GX 470 1,854 2,334 -23.4 5,239 6,093 -16.2
RX 350/400h 8,603 10,971 -24.4 22,233 25,407 -14.8
TOTAL LEXUS LIGHT TRUCK 10,727 13,794 -25.0 28,298 32,985 -16.4
TOTAL TOYOTA
LIGHT TRUCK 102,666 99,987 -1.0 259,161 251,016 0.6
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. 213,820 189,694 8.7 532,364 476,474 8.8
TOTAL LEXUS 28,855 27,592 0.8 73,491 68,377 4.7
TOTAL TOYOTA 242,675 217,286 7.7 605,855 544,851 8.3
MEMO:
DOM. COROLLA 29,965 28,257 2.3 78,276 74,050 3.0
DOM. CAMRY 32,420 33,042 -5.4 80,254 83,177 -6.0
DOM. PICKUP 31,439 27,462 10.4 75,514 73,632 -0.1
DOM. RX 350 6,608 6,889 -7.5 15,229 15,308 -3.1

SELLING DAYS 28 27 77 75



TOYOTA DIV.
IMPORT CAR 51,973 33,505 49.6 123,336 78,673 52.7
LEXUS IMPORT CAR 18,128 13,798 26.7 45,193 35,392 24.4
TOYOTA DIV NA
BUILT CARS 69,908 69,996 -3.7 178,165 179,770 -3.5
TOTAL TOYOTA CARS 140,009 117,299 15.1 346,694 293,835 14.9

TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT
LT TRUCK 44,861 38,998 10.9 113,452 94,941 16.4
LEXUS IMPORT LT TRUCK 4,119 6,905 -42.5 13,069 17,677 -28.0
TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT
LT TRUCK 47,078 47,195 -3.8 117,411 123,090 -7.1
LEXUS NA BUILT LT TRUCK 6,608 6,889 -7.5 15,229 15,308 -3.1
TOTAL TOYOTA LT TRUCK 102,666 99,987 -1.0 259,161 251,016 0.6

SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 52,099 53,454 -6.0 132,643 134,210 -3.7
Memo: Lexus
Sport Utility 10,727 13,794 -25.0 28,298 32,985 -16.4

SMALL VANS 13,071 16,287 -22.6 34,959 40,390 -15.7
PICKUPS 31,439 27,462 10.4 75,514 73,632 -0.1

* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES
COROLLA 29,965 28,257 2.3 78,276 74,050 3.0
CAMRY 32,420 33,042 -5.4 80,254 83,177 -6.0
AVALON 7,523 8,697 -16.6 19,635 22,543 -15.2
SIENNA 13,071 16,287 -22.6 34,959 40,390 -15.7
PICKUP 31,439 27,462 10.4 75,514 73,632 -0.1
SEQUOIA 2,568 3,446 -28.1 6,938 9,068 -25.5
RX 350 6,608 6,889 -7.5 15,229 15,308 -3.1
TOTAL 123,594 124,080 -3.9 310,805 318,168 -4.9
N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL 50.9% 57.1% 51.3% 58.4%

SELLING DAYS 28 27 77 75
DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE

Credit: Toyota Motor Sales, USA

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