Toyota Reports June 2006 Sales With Strong Second-Quarter and First-Half Performance

TORRANCE, Calif., July 3 -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported its best-ever first-half sales in 49 years of business in the U.S. with calendar-year-to-date (CYTD) sales of 1,223,542. June sales of 223,018, an increase of 14.4 percent over last June, contributed to a record-setting second quarter, with sales of 678,691 units.

"With no real let-up in gas prices, market dynamics are unchanged," said Jim Lentz, TMS executive vice president. "Fuel-efficient products continue to drive the market, even as consumers are likely becoming acclimated to today's fuel prices. Buyers are turning to hybrids and smaller, more fuel-efficient vehicles as a hedge against future uncertainty."

The Toyota Division posted its best-ever June with sales of 195,332, up 15.7 percent. The Lexus Division reported best-ever June sales with 27,686 units sold, an increase of 6.3 percent.

Toyota Division passenger cars recorded best-ever June sales of 117,769, up 21.7 percent over the same period last year. Passenger car sales were led by the Corolla, which posted best-ever June sales of 37,311 and an increase of 38.7 percent over last June. The Camry Hybrid, which went on sale in late April, reported sales of 4,268 units in June. Camry, Camry Solara and Camry Hybrid enjoyed best-ever combined June sales of 41,427 units, up 9.8 percent. The all-new Yaris subcompact, which went on sale in March, posted sales totaling 6,888 units for the month. The Prius gas-electric hybrid mid-size sedan posted best-ever June sales of 9,696, an increase of 0.8 percent.

Toyota Division light truck sales were up 7.6 percent, with a best-ever June total of 77,563 units. Light truck sales were led by the RAV4 compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) with best-ever June sales of 13,204, up 103.5 percent over the same period last year. 4Runner enjoyed June sales of 8,647 units, up 4.1 percent. The all-new FJ Cruiser, which went on sale in March, reported sales of 6,366 units. The Highlander Hybrid gas-electric mid-size SUV reported sales of 2,705 units for the month. The Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined June sales of 10,436.

June marked Scion's three-year sales anniversary. Scion reported best-ever June sales with 15,837 units sold. The tC sports coupe led the way with best-ever June sales of 7,462 units, up 11.3 percent. Scion xB sales were up 46.5 percent, posting best-ever June sales of 5,964 units. The xA also had strong sales totaling 2,411 units in June, up 15.7 percent.

Lexus passenger cars posted best-ever June sales with 15,842 units, an increase of 23.6 percent. Passenger car sales were led by the all-new ES 350 luxury sedan with best-ever June sales of 7,645 units, up 26.4 percent. The IS luxury sport sedans reported best-ever June sales of 4,461 units, a 980.1 percent increase. The IS 250 sales totaled 3,253, with the IS 350 recording sales of 1,208 units. The all-new GS 450h luxury hybrid performance sedan posted sales of 231 units, while combined sales of the GS 430 and GS 450h totaled 420 units.

Lexus Division light trucks reported June sales totaling 11,844 units. The 2006 RX 400h luxury hybrid vehicle, reported sales of 1,190 units for the month. The RX 350 and RX 400h enjoyed combined June sales of 9,651 units.

Sales of North American-built vehicles accounted for 52.9 percent of total June sales. There were 26 selling days both this month and last June.

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                            TOYOTA  RETAIL  SALES
                          (INCLUDES FLEET & HAWAII)
                                  June, 2006

                        -- CURRENT MONTH --     -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --
                                         DSR %                        DSR %
                          2006     2005    CHG       2006       2005    CHG

  YARIS                  6,888        0     --     22,685          0     --
  COROLLA               37,311   26,908   38.7    197,303    174,054   13.4
  CAMRY                 41,427   37,717    9.8    218,517    216,607    0.9
  AVALON                 6,608    9,134  -27.7     45,036     42,961    4.8
  PRIUS                  9,696    9,622    0.8     48,156     53,308   -9.7
  SCION xA               2,411    2,083   15.7     16,832     12,891   30.6
  SCION xB               5,964    4,070   46.5     31,375     27,133   15.6
  SCION tC               7,462    6,706   11.3     37,533     34,838    7.7
  TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.
   PASS. CAR           117,769   96,755   21.7    617,464    566,519    9.0
  ES 350                 7,645    6,048   26.4     32,589     32,448    0.4
  LS 430                 1,014    2,290  -55.7      6,716     13,621  -50.7
  SC 430                   531      752  -29.4      3,087      4,092  -24.6
  GS 300                 1,771    2,701  -34.4     11,349     12,379   -8.3
  GS 430/450h              420      616  -31.8      2,144      2,935  -27.0
  IS 250/350             4,461      413  980.1     26,946      2,617  929.7
  TOTAL LEXUS PASS.
   CAR                  15,842   12,820   23.6     82,831     68,092   21.6
  TOTAL TOYOTA PASS.
   CAR                 133,611  109,575   21.9    700,295    634,611   10.4
  SIENNA                13,381   15,327  -12.7     80,785     78,064    3.5
  RAV4                  13,204    6,489  103.5     75,015     35,949  108.7
  FJ CRUISER             6,366        0     --     21,469          0     --
  4RUNNER                8,647    8,308    4.1     54,866     52,077    5.4
  HIGHLANDER            10,436   13,029  -19.9     61,357     70,412  -12.9
  LAND CRUISER             228      376  -39.4      1,625      2,513  -35.3
  SEQUOIA                2,484    4,008  -38.0     16,898     24,169  -30.1
  TOTAL SUV             41,365   32,210   28.4    231,230    185,120   24.9
  4X2 TACOMA             8,508    8,538   -0.4     51,414     46,987    9.4
  4X4 TACOMA             5,487    5,790   -5.2     34,450     30,945   11.3
  TOTAL TACOMA          13,995   14,328   -2.3     85,864     77,932   10.2
  TUNDRA                 8,822   10,212  -13.6     57,458     64,429  -10.8
  TOTAL PICKUP          22,817   24,540   -7.0    143,322    142,361    0.7
  TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. LT
   TRUCK                77,563   72,077    7.6    455,337    405,545   12.3
  LX 470                   406      575  -29.4      2,869      3,673  -21.9
  GX 470                 1,787    2,633  -32.1     11,759     16,233  -27.6
  RX 350/400h            9,651   10,015   -3.6     53,282     54,008   -1.3
  TOTAL LEXUS LIGHT
   TRUCK                11,844   13,223  -10.4     67,910     73,914   -8.1
  TOTAL TOYOTA LIGHT
   TRUCK                89,407   85,300    4.8    523,247    479,459    9.1
  TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.    195,332  168,832   15.7  1,072,801    972,064   10.4
  TOTAL LEXUS           27,686   26,043    6.3    150,741    142,006    6.2
  TOTAL TOYOTA         223,018  194,875   14.4  1,223,542  1,114,070    9.8

  MEMO:
  DOM. COROLLA          31,104   26,386   17.9    170,357    168,907    0.9
  DOM. CAMRY            33,829   34,710   -2.5    188,017    208,360   -9.8
  DOM. PICKUP           22,817   24,540   -7.0    143,322    142,361    0.7
  DOM. RX 330            7,683    6,445   19.2     34,511     34,032    1.4

  SELLING DAYS              26       26               152        152

  TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT
   CAR                  46,228   26,525   74.3    214,054    146,291   46.3
  LEXUS IMPORT CAR      15,842   12,820   23.6     82,831     68,092   21.6
  TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT
   CARS                 71,541   70,230    1.9    403,410    420,228   -4.0
  TOTAL TOYOTA CARS    133,611  109,575   21.9    700,295    634,611   10.4

  TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT
   LT TRUCK             38,881   28,202   37.9    214,332    160,951   33.2
  LEXUS IMPORT LT
   TRUCK                 4,161    6,778  -38.6     33,399     39,882  -16.3
  TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT
   LT TRUCK             38,682   43,875  -11.8    241,005    244,594   -1.5
  LEXUS NA BUILT LT
   TRUCK                 7,683    6,445   19.2     34,511     34,032    1.4
  TOTAL TOYOTA LT
   TRUCK                89,407   85,300    4.8    523,247    479,459    9.1

  SPORT UTILITY
   VEHICLES             46,843   45,433    3.1    277,671    259,034    7.2
     Memo: Lexus Sport
      Utility           11,844   13,223  -10.4     67,910     73,914   -8.1

  SMALL VANS            13,381   15,327  -12.7     80,785     78,064    3.5
  PICKUPS               22,817   24,540   -7.0    143,322    142,361    0.7

  * NORTH AMERICAN
   BUILT VEHICLES
  COROLLA               31,104   26,386   17.9    170,357    168,907    0.9
  CAMRY                 33,829   34,710   -2.5    188,017    208,360   -9.8
  AVALON                 6,608    9,134  -27.7     45,036     42,961    4.8
  SIENNA                13,381   15,327  -12.7     80,785     78,064    3.5
  PICKUP                22,817   24,540   -7.0    143,322    142,361    0.7
  SEQUOIA                2,484    4,008  -38.0     16,898     24,169  -30.1
  RX 330                 7,683    6,445   19.2     34,511     34,032    1.4
  TOTAL                117,906  120,550   -2.2    678,926    698,854   -2.9
  N.A. VEHICLES % OF
   TOTAL                  52.9%    61.9%             55.5%      62.7%

  SELLING DAYS              26       26               152        152
  DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE


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