Toyota Reports May Sales

 
 
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TORRANCE, Calif. (June 2, 2009) Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., today reported that May vehicle sales hit a new monthly high for the year and jumped 20.6 percent compared to April 2009. Sales of 152,583 vehicles trailed year ago levels and were down 38.4 percent from last May, on a daily selling rate basis.

The big jump in consumer confidence in May translated into a solid gain in retail vehicle sales compared to April, said Don Esmond, senior vice president of automotive operations for TMS. We're encouraged that consumers are beginning to return to showrooms and that the industry continues to show signs of stabilization.

 

The Toyota Division posted May sales of 135,661 units, a decrease of 39.0 percent from the same period last year. The Lexus Division reported May sales of 16,922 units, a decrease of 33.9 percent from the year-ago month.

Toyota Division

Toyota Division passenger cars recorded May sales of 88,173 units, down 40.0 percent from the same period last year, but up 24.8 percent over April 2009. Camry and Camry Hybrid remained Toyota’s volume leader in May, posting combined monthly sales of 31,325 units. Corolla recorded sales of 23,576 units. Yaris reported sales of 10,130 units for the month. The Prius mid-size gas-electric hybrid posted May sales of 10,091 units.

Toyota Division light trucks posted May sales of 47,488 units, down 36.9 percent from the year-ago month, but up 13.9 percent over April 2009. Light truck sales were led by the RAV4 compact SUV with sales of 12,730 units. The Tacoma mid-size pickup reported May sales of 10,162 units. The Tundra full-size pickup recorded sales of 6,414 units. Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined sales of 7,556 units for the month.

Scion posted May sales of 5,095 units. The xB urban utility vehicle led the way with sales of 2,216 units. The tC sports coupe recorded sales of 1,814 units. The xD reported sales of 1,065 units for the month.

Lexus Division

Lexus passenger cars reported May sales of 8,477 units, a decrease of 46.0 percent from May 2008, but up 17.9 percent over the prior month. Passenger car sales were led by the ES entry luxury sedan with May sales of 4,125 units. The IS entry luxury sport sedan posted combined sales of 2,913 units. The LS flagship luxury sedan recorded combined sales of 830 units. The GS luxury sport sedan reported combined May sales of 516 units.

Lexus Division light trucks recorded May sales of 8,445 units, down 14.9 percent from the year-ago month, but up 20.5 percent over April 2009. Lexus sales were led by the RX luxury utility vehicle, which posted combined May sales of 7,462 units.

TMS Hybrids

TMS posted May sales of 14,846 hybrid vehicles. Toyota Division recorded sales of 14,383 hybrids for the month. Lexus Division reported May sales of 463 hybrids.

There were 26 selling days this month, compared to 27 selling days last May.

About Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.

Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. is the marketing, sales, distribution and customer service arm of Toyota, Lexus and Scion. Established in 1957, TMS markets products and services through a network of more than 1,400 Toyota, Lexus and Scion dealers. With more than 35,000 direct employees and 165,000 indirect employees in the U.S., TMS sold more than 2.2 million vehicles in 2008. For more information about Toyota, visit http://www.toyota.com/, http://www.lexus.com/, http://www.scion.com/ or http://www.toyotanewsroom.com/.

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TOYOTA RETAIL SALES
(INCLUDES FLEET & HAWAII)
May, 2009








-- CURRENT MONTH ---- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --



DSR %

DSR %

20092008CHG20092008CHG







YARIS10,130 14,397 -26.9 33,355 56,208 -39.7
COROLLA23,576 52,826 -53.7 101,708 152,308 -32.2
CAMRY31,325 51,291 -36.6 123,848 198,309 -36.6
VENZA4,745 0 N/A15,942 0 N/A
AVALON3,211 4,269 -21.9 11,671 21,273 -44.3
PRIUS10,091 15,011 -30.2 42,753 79,675 -45.5
SCION xA0 4 -100.0 1 35 -97.1
SCION xB2,216 5,351 -57.0 9,697 21,241 -53.6
SCION tC1,814 5,166 -63.5 7,329 19,575 -62.0
SCION xD1,065 4,337 -74.5 4,795 13,153 -63.0
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. PASS. CAR88,173 152,652 -40.0 351,100 561,778 -36.5
ES4,125 6,831 -37.3 16,445 27,430 -39.1
LS830 2,115 -59.2 4,051 10,029 -59.0
SC93 216 -55.3 403 1,076 -62.0
GS516 1,708 -68.6 3,102 7,846 -59.8
IS2,913 5,420 -44.2 12,216 21,936 -43.4
TOTAL LEXUS PASS. CAR8,477 16,290 -46.0 36,217 68,317 -46.2
TOTAL TOYOTA PASS. CAR96,650 168,942 -40.6 387,317 630,095 -37.6
SIENNA7,124 12,178 -39.3 32,972 57,692 -41.9
RAV412,730 14,917 -11.4 52,187 61,919 -14.4
FJ CRUISER673 2,404 -70.9 6,809 14,961 -53.8
4RUNNER1,228 4,286 -70.2 9,371 24,282 -60.8
HIGHLANDER7,556 10,841 -27.6 29,320 54,517 -45.4
LAND CRUISER270 473 -40.7 895 2,163 -58.0
SEQUOIA1,331 3,575 -61.3 7,910 14,100 -43.0
TOTAL SUV23,788 36,496 -32.3 106,492 171,942 -37.1
4X2 TACOMA4,954 9,482 -45.7 22,121 41,233 -45.5
4X4 TACOMA5,208 7,861 -31.2 22,005 31,473 -29.0
TOTAL TACOMA10,162 17,343 -39.2 44,126 72,706 -38.4
TUNDRA6,414 12,144 -45.2 30,919 66,278 -52.6
TOTAL PICKUP16,576 29,487 -41.6 75,045 138,984 -45.2
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. LT TRUCK47,488 78,161 -36.9 214,509 368,618 -40.9
LX315 827 -60.4 1,477 3,547 -57.7
GX668 1,394 -50.2 2,878 7,904 -63.0
RX7,462 8,082 -4.1 32,614 36,690 -9.7
TOTAL LEXUS LIGHT TRUCK8,445 10,303 -14.9 36,969 48,141 -22.0
TOTAL TOYOTA LIGHT TRUCK55,933 88,464 -34.3 251,478 416,759 -38.7
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.135,661 230,813 -39.0 565,609 930,396 -38.3
TOTAL LEXUS16,922 26,593 -33.9 73,186 116,458 -36.2
TOTAL TOYOTA152,583 257,406 -38.4 638,795 1,046,854 -38.0
MEMO:





DOM. COROLLA18,945 32,233 -39.0 80,828 112,016 -26.7
DOM. CAMRY29,828 50,495 -38.7 120,292 193,704 -36.9
DOM. RAV44,640 0 N/A13,019 0 N/A
DOM. PICKUP16,576 29,485 -41.6 75,045 138,982 -45.2
DOM. RX5,423 5,541 1.6 21,725 25,455 -13.3







SELLING DAYS26 27
127 129





















TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT CAR31,444 65,655 -50.3 122,367 234,785 -47.1
LEXUS IMPORT CAR8,477 16,290 -46.0 36,217 68,317 -46.2
TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT CARS56,729 86,997 -32.3 228,733 326,993 -28.9
TOTAL TOYOTA CARS96,650 168,942 -40.6 387,317 630,095 -37.6







TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT LT TRUCK17,817 32,921 -43.8 85,563 157,842 -44.9
LEXUS IMPORT LT TRUCK3,022 4,762 -34.1 15,244 22,686 -31.7
TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT LT TRUCK29,671 45,240 -31.9 128,946 210,776 -37.9
LEXUS NA BUILT LT TRUCK5,423 5,541 1.6 21,725 25,455 -13.3
TOTAL TOYOTA LT TRUCK55,933 88,464 -34.3 251,478 416,759 -38.7







SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES31,560 44,395 -26.2 136,652 205,122 -32.3
Memo: Lexus Sport Utility8,445 10,303 -14.9 36,969 48,141 -22.0







SMALL VANS7,124 12,178 -39.3 32,972 57,692 -41.9
PICKUPS16,576 29,487 -41.6 75,045 138,984 -45.2







* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES





COROLLA18,945 32,233 -39.0 80,828 112,016 -26.7
CAMRY29,828 50,495 -38.7 120,292 193,704 -36.9
VENZA4,745 0 N/A15,942 0 N/A
AVALON3,211 4,269 -21.9 11,671 21,273 -44.3
SIENNA7,124 12,178 -39.3 32,972 57,692 -41.9
RAV44,640 0 N/A13,019 0 N/A
PICKUP16,576 29,485 -41.6 75,045 138,982 -45.2
SEQUOIA1,331 3,575 -61.3 7,910 14,100 -43.0
RX5,423 5,541 1.6 21,725 25,455 -13.3
TOTAL91,823 137,776 -30.8 379,404 563,222 -31.6
N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL60.2%53.5%
59.4%53.8%







SELLING DAYS26 27
127 129
DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE

Credit: Toyota Motor Sales USA
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