Toyota Reports September Sales

 
 
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October 3, 2006 – Torrance, CA - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported best-ever September sales of 222,950 vehicles, an increase of 20.2 percent over September 2005. Calendar-year-to-date (CYTD) sales total 1,928,496 units, up 12 percent over the same period last year.

"While crossovers, hybrids and small cars continue to show strength, our SUVs and full-size trucks also posted solid gains," said Jim Lentz, TMS executive vice president. "It's the breadth of our lineup that enables us to satisfy today's buyers."

The Toyota Division posted best-ever September sales of 197,250, up 21.3 percent. The Lexus Division reported best-ever September sales with 25,700 units sold, an increase of 12.1 percent.

Toyota Division
Toyota Division passenger cars recorded best-ever September sales of 113,136, up 12.4 percent over the same period last year. Passenger car sales were led by the Camry, which posted September sales of 38,269. The Camry Hybrid, which went on sale in late April, reported sales of 4,044 units in September. The Corolla reported best-ever September sales of 32,279, up 5.4 percent over the same period last year. The all-new Yaris subcompact, which went on sale in March, posted sales totaling 7,534 units for the month. The Prius gas-electric hybrid mid-size sedan posted best-ever September sales of 10,492, an increase of 23.1 percent.

Toyota Division light truck sales were up 35.7 percent, with a best-ever September total of 84,114 units. Light truck sales were led by Sienna with monthly sales of 14,348, up 9.7 percent over the same period last year. The all-new FJ Cruiser, which went on sale in March, reported sales of 5,546 units. The Tundra full-size pickup truck reported best-ever September sales of 12,609, up 67.2 percent over the same period last year. The Highlander Hybrid gas-electric mid-size SUV reported sales of 2,347 units for the month. The Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined September sales of 11,697. The RAV4 compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) reported best-ever September sales of 11,551, up 93.4 percent over the same period last year.

Scion reported best-ever September sales with 16,195 units sold. The tC sports coupe led the way with best-ever September sales of 7,759 units, up 19.6 percent. Scion xB sales were up 19.4 percent, posting monthly sales of 5,535 units.

Lexus Division
Lexus passenger cars posted best-ever September sales of 14,231 units, an increase of 27 percent over September 2005. Passenger car sales were led by the ES 350 luxury sedan with best-ever September sales of 5,851 units, up 11.2 percent. The IS 250 and IS 350 luxury sport sedans recorded combined best-ever September sales of 4,319 units, an increase of 787.4 percent. The all-new limited-production GS 450h hybrid luxury sport sedan posted sales of 164 units, while combined sales of the GS 430 and GS 450h totaled 221 units. The GS 350 reported sales of 2,485 units, an increase of 1.4 percent.

Lexus Division light trucks reported best-ever September sales totaling 11,469 units. The 2006 RX 400h luxury hybrid SUV reported sales of 1,687 units for the month. The RX 350 and RX 400h enjoyed combined September sales of 8,688 units, an increase of 1.7 percent.

TMS calendar-year-to-date hybrid sales totaled 144,983 units. In September, hybrids sales posted 18,734 units.

There were 26 selling days this sales month compared to 25 selling days last September.

TOYOTA  RETAIL  SALES

(INCLUDES FLEET & HAWAII)

September 2006



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

DSR % DSR %

2006 2005 CHG 2006 2005 CHG



YARIS 7,534 0 - 51,748 0 -

COROLLA 32,279 29,446 5.4 306,353 265,426 14.918

CAMRY 38,269 36,842 -0.1 340,905 336,349 0.914

AVALON 8,365 8,707 -7.6 66,905 70,120 -5.000

PRIUS 10,492 8,193 23.1 80,939 81,042 -0.561

SCION xA 2,901 2,800 -0.4 25,806 21,024 22.212

SCION xB 5,535 4,459 19.4 50,532 41,382 21.580

SCION tC 7,759 6,236 19.6 63,257 56,467 11.538

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.

PASS. CAR 113,136 96,780 12.4 986,477 877,172 11.972

ES 350 5,851 5,060 11.2 54,216 51,663 4.485

LS 430 898 1,897 -54.5 9,971 20,416 -51.373

SC 430 457 607 -27.6 4,497 6,144 -27.125

GS 350 2,485 2,357 1.4 18,219 20,332 -10.782

GS 430/450h 221 382 -44.4 3,026 4,430 -31.990

IS 250/350 4,319 468 787.4 41,666 4,261 873.594

TOTAL LEXUS

PASS. CAR 14,231 10,771 27.0 131,595 107,246 22.170

TOTAL TOYOTA

PASS. CAR 127,367 107,551 13.9 1,118,072 984,418 13.083

SIENNA 14,348 12,579 9.7 121,774 123,415 -1.759

RAV4 11,551 5,743 93.4 115,684 56,466 103.983

FJ CRUISER 5,546 0- 39,583 0-

4RUNNER 8,020 7,080 8.9 80,534 77,212 3.849

HIGHLANDER 11,697 9,684 16.1 96,698 107,361 -10.324

LAND CRUISER 313 296 1.7 2,462 3,721 -34.123

SEQUOIA 3,343 2,334 37.7 25,373 33,990 -25.676

TOTAL SUV 40,470 25,137 54.8 360,334 278,750 28.706

4X2 TACOMA 9,638 8,741 6.0 80,031 75,019 6.217

4X4 TACOMA 7,049 5,891 15.1 53,881 50,095 7.090

TOTAL TACOMA 16,687 14,632 9.7 133,912 125,114 6.567

TUNDRA 12,609 7,253 67.2 91,525 91,086 0.045

TOTAL PICKUP 29,296 21,885 28.7 225,437 216,200 3.819

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.

LT TRUCK 84,114 59,601 35.7 707,545 618,365 13.924

LX 470 490 764 -38.3 4,135 6,219 -33.799

GX 470 2,291 2,289 -3.8 18,477 24,335 -24.402

RX 350/400h 8,688 8,212 1.7 80,267 80,929 -1.249

TOTAL LEXUS

LIGHT TRUCK 11,469 11,265 -2.1 102,879 111,483 -8.119

TOTAL TOYOTA

LIGHT TRUCK 95,583 70,866 29.7 810,424 729,848 10.557

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. 197,250 156,381 21.3 1,694,022 1,495,537 12.779

TOTAL LEXUS 25,700 22,036 12.1 234,474 218,729 6.732

TOTAL TOYOTA 222,950 178,417 20.2 1,928,496 1,714,266 12.008

MEMO:

DOM. COROLLA 28,124 28,338 -4.6 261,816 257,429 1.262

DOM. CAMRY 30,585 33,661 -12.6 280,773 315,505 -11.395

DOM. PICKUP 29,296 21,885 28.7 225,437 216,200 3.819

DOM. RX 350 6,733 5,210 24.3 55,782 50,633 9.690



SELLING DAYS 26 25 230 229







TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT

CAR 46,062 26,074 69.9 376,983 234,118 60.323

LEXUS IMPORT CAR 14,231 10,771 27.0 131,595 107,246 22.170

TOYOTA DIV

NA BUILT CARS 67,074 70,706 -8.8 609,494 643,054 -5.631

TOTAL TOYOTA CARS 127,367 107,551 13.9 1,118,072 984,418 13.083



TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT

LT TRUCK 37,127 22,803 56.6 334,961 244,760 36.258

LEXUS IMPORT

LT TRUCK 4,736 6,055 -24.8 47,097 60,850 -22.938

TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT

LT TRUCK 46,987 36,798 22.8 372,584 373,605 -0.707

LEXUS NA BUILT

LT TRUCK 6,733 5,210 24.3 55,782 50,633 9.690

TOTAL TOYOTA

LT TRUCK 95,583 70,866 29.7 810,424 729,848 10.557



SPORT UTILITY

VEHICLES 46,393 36,402 22.5 423,630 390,233 8.086

Memo: Lexus Sport

Utility 11,469 11,265 -2.1 102,879 111,483 -8.119



SMALL VANS 14,348 12,579 9.7 121,774 123,415 -1.759

PICKUPS 29,296 21,885 28.7 225,437 216,200 3.819



* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES

COROLLA 28,124 28,338 -4.6 261,816 257,429 1.262

CAMRY 30,585 33,661 -12.6 280,773 315,505 -11.395

AVALON 8,365 8,707 -7.6 66,905 70,120 -5.000

SIENNA 14,348 12,579 9.7 121,774 123,415 -1.759

PICKUP 29,296 21,885 28.7 225,437 216,200 3.819

SEQUOIA 3,343 2,334 37.7 25,373 33,990 -25.676

RX 350 6,733 5,210 24.3 55,782 50,633 9.690

TOTAL 120,794 112,714 3.0 1,037,860 1,067,292 -3.180

N.A. VEHICLES

% OF TOTAL 54.2% 63.2% 53.8% 62.3%



SELLING DAYS 26 25 230 229



 

DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE
Credit: Toyota Motor Sales, USA

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