Toyota Reports April Sales

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TORRANCE, Calif. (May 1, 2009) Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A.,
Inc., today reported month-end sales of 126,540 vehicles, a decrease of
41.9 percent from last April, on a daily selling rate basis.

The Toyota Division posted April sales of 112,345 units, a
decrease of 42.2 percent from the same period last year. The Lexus
Division reported April sales of 14,195 units, a decrease of 39.2
percent from the year-ago month.

 

Toyota Division
 
Toyota Division passenger cars recorded April sales of 70,662
units, down 41.6 percent from the same period last year. Camry and
Camry Hybrid remained Toyota’s volume leader in April, posting combined
monthly sales of 25,324 units. Corolla recorded sales of 18,534 units.
Yaris reported sales of 8,118 units for the month. The Prius mid-size
gas-electric hybrid posted April sales of 8,385 units.
 
Toyota Division light trucks posted April sales of 41,683 units,
down 43.1 percent from the year-ago month. Light truck sales were led
by the RAV4 compact SUV with sales of 11,126 units. The Tacoma mid-size
pickup reported sales of 9,027 units for the month. The Tundra
full-size pickup recorded April sales of 6,156 units. Highlander and
Highlander Hybrid posted combined sales of 5,595 units.
 
Scion posted April sales of 4,442 units. The xB urban utility
vehicle led the way with sales of 2,036 units. The tC sports coupe
recorded sales of 1,526 units. The xD reported sales of 880 units for
the month.
 
Lexus Division
 
Lexus passenger cars reported April sales of 7,189 units, a
decrease of 47.8 percent from April 2008. Passenger car sales were led
by the ES entry luxury sedan with April sales of 3,549 units. The IS
entry luxury sport sedan posted combined sales of 2,324 units. The LS
flagship luxury sedan recorded combined sales of 765 units. The GS
luxury sport sedan reported combined April sales of 468 units.
 
Lexus Division light trucks recorded April sales of 7,006 units,
down 26.9 percent from the year-ago month. Lexus sales were led by the
RX and RX Hybrid luxury utility vehicle, which posted combined April
sales of 6,237 units. Thanks to strong sales of the new 2010 RX 350,
the RX was the industry’s best-selling luxury vehicle for the month of
April.
 
TMS Hybrids
 
TMS posted April sales of 12,223 hybrid vehicles. Toyota Division
recorded sales of 11,516 hybrids for the month. Lexus Division reported
April sales of 707 hybrids.
 
There were 26 selling days this month and last April.
TOYOTA RETAIL SALES
(INCLUDES FLEET & HAWAII)
April, 2009
—– CURRENT MONTH —– – CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE –
DSR % DSR %
2009 2008 CHG 2009 2008 CHG
YARIS 8,118 11,434 -29.0 23,225 41,811 -43.9
COROLLA 18,534 32,435 -42.9 78,132 99,482 -20.7
CAMRY 25,324 40,016 -36.7 92,523 147,018 -36.4
VENZA 3,793 0 N/A 11,197 0 N/A
AVALON 2,066 4,195 -50.8 8,460 17,004 -49.8
PRIUS 8,385 21,757 -61.5 32,662 64,664 -49.0
SCION xA 0 8 -100.0 1 31 -96.7
SCION xB 2,036 4,220 -51.8 7,481 15,890 -52.5
SCION tC 1,526 4,119 -63.0 5,515 14,409 -61.3
SCION xD 880 2,913 -69.8 3,730 8,816 -57.3
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. PASS. CAR 70,662 121,097 -41.6 262,927 409,126 -35.1
ES 3,549 5,439 -34.7 12,320 20,599 -39.6
LS 765 1,992 -61.6 3,221 7,914 -58.9
SC 83 217 -61.8 310 860 -63.6
GS 468 1,568 -70.2 2,586 6,138 -57.5
IS 2,324 4,550 -48.9 9,303 16,516 -43.1
TOTAL LEXUS PASS. CAR 7,189 13,766 -47.8 27,740 52,027 -46.2
TOTAL TOYOTA PASS. CAR 77,851 134,863 -42.3 290,667 461,153 -36.3
SIENNA 6,181 11,215 -44.9 25,848 45,514 -42.6
RAV4 11,126 12,773 -12.9 39,457 47,002 -15.2
FJ CRUISER 841 2,682 -68.6 6,136 12,557 -50.7
4RUNNER 1,380 4,490 -69.3 8,143 19,996 -58.9
HIGHLANDER 5,595 10,008 -44.1 21,764 43,676 -49.7
LAND CRUISER 177 473 -62.6 625 1,690 -62.7
ight="21">SEQUOIA 1,200 2,675 -55.1 6,579 10,525 -36.9
TOTAL SUV 20,319 33,101 -38.6 82,704 135,446 -38.3
4X2 TACOMA 4,499 8,648 -48.0 17,167 31,751 -45.4
4X4 TACOMA 4,528 6,939 -34.7 16,797 23,612 -28.2
TOTAL TACOMA 9,027 15,587 -42.1 33,964 55,363 -38.0
TUNDRA 6,156 13,350 -53.9 24,505 54,134 -54.3
TOTAL PICKUP 15,183 28,937 -47.5 58,469 109,497 -46.1
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. LT TRUCK 41,683 73,253 -43.1 167,021 290,457 -41.9
LX 264 799 -67.0 1,162 2,720 -56.9
GX 505 1,625 -68.9 2,210 6,510 -65.7
RX 6,237 7,160 -12.9 25,152 28,608 -11.2
TOTAL LEXUS LIGHT TRUCK 7,006 9,584 -26.9 28,524 37,838 -23.9
TOTAL TOYOTA LIGHT TRUCK 48,689 82,837 -41.2 195,545 328,295 -39.8
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. 112,345 194,350 -42.2 429,948 699,583 -37.9
TOTAL LEXUS 14,195 23,350 -39.2 56,264 89,865 -36.8
TOTAL TOYOTA 126,540 217,700 -41.9 486,212 789,448 -37.8
MEMO:
DOM. COROLLA 15,353 20,758 -26.0 61,883 79,783 -21.7
DOM. CAMRY 24,583 39,235 -37.3 90,464 143,209 -36.2
DOM. RAV4 3,353 0 N/A 8,379 0 N/A
DOM. PICKUP 15,183 28,937 -47.5 58,469 109,497 -46.1
DOM. RX 4,395 5,116 -14.1 16,302 19,914 -17.3
SELLING DAYS 26 26 101 102
TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT CAR 24,867 56,909 -56.3 90,923 169,130 -45.7
LEXUS IMPORT CAR 7,189 13,766 -47.8 27,740 52,027 -46.2
TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT CARS 45,795 64,188 -28.7 172,004 239,996 -27.6
TOTAL TOYOTA CARS 77,851 134,863 -42.3 290,667 461,153 -36.3
TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT LT TRUCK 15,766 30,426 -48.2 67,746 124,921 -45.2
LEXUS IMPORT LT TRUCK 2,611 4,468 -41.6 12,222 17,924 -31.1
TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT LT TRUCK 25,917 42,827 -39.5 99,275 165,536 -39.4
LEXUS NA BUILT LT TRUCK 4,395 5,116 -14.1 16,302 19,914 -17.3
TOTAL TOYOTA LT TRUCK 48,689 82,837 -41.2 195,545 328,295 -39.8
SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 26,484 40,003 -33.8 105,092 160,727 -34.0
Memo: Lexus Sport Utility 7,006 9,584 -26.9 28,524 37,838 -23.9
SMALL VANS 6,181 11,215 -44.9 25,848 45,514 -42.6
PICKUPS 15,183 28,937 -47.5 58,469 109,497 -46.1
* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES
COROLLA 15,353 20,758 -26.0 61,883 79,783 -21.7
CAMRY 24,583 39,235 -37.3 90,464 143,209 -36.2
VENZA 3,793 0 N/A 11,197 0 N/A
AVALON 2,066 4,195 -50.8 8,460 17,004 -49.8
SIENNA 6,181 11,215 -44.9 25,848 45,514 -42.6
RAV4 3,353 0 N/A 8,379 0 N/A
PICKUP 15,183 28,937 -47.5 58,469 109,497 -46.1
SEQUOIA 1,200 2,675 -55.1 6,579 10,525 -36.9
RX 4,395 5,116 -14.1 16,302 19,914 -17.3
TOTAL 76,107 112,131 -32.1 287,581 425,446 -31.7
N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL 60.1% 51.5% 59.1% 53.9%
SELLING DAYS 26 26 101 102
DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE

Credit: Toyota Motor Sales, USA
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