Toyota Reports September 2007 U.S.Sales


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TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2007 -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported September sales of 213,043 vehicles, a decrease of 0.6 percent from a best-ever September 2006. Calendar-year-to-date (CYTD) sales total 2,001,646 units, up 3.8 percent over the same period last year.

"Given September's economic headwind, the industry saw a fair month," said Jim Lentz, TMS executive vice president. "The fall selling season is likely to benefit from increased stabilization and modest gains."

The Toyota Division posted September sales of 187,929, down 0.9 percent from last September. The Lexus Division reported September sales of 25,114 units, an increase of 1.6 percent.

Toyota Division

Toyota Division passenger cars recorded September sales of 107,743, a decrease of one percent from last September. Passenger car sales were led by Camry, which posted best-ever September sales of 40,438, up 9.9 percent over the same period last year. Camry Hybrid reported sales of 4,196 units in September, up eight percent over September 2006. The Prius hybrid gas- electric mid-size sedan posted best-ever September sales of 12,494, an increase of 23.8 percent over September 2006. Corolla reported September sales of 29,550 units.

Toyota Division light truck sales were down 0.9 percent, with sales of 80,186 units this month. Light truck sales were led by the all-new Tundra full-size pickup with best-ever September sales of 19,571, an increase 61.4 percent over the year-ago month. The RAV4 compact sport utility vehicle reported best-ever September sales of 14,412, up 29.8 percent over the same period last year. Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined September sales of 8,173 units.

Scion posted September sales of 13,239 units. The tC sports coupe led the way with September sales of 5,694 units. The xB urban utility vehicle posted sales of 4,842 units for the month.

Lexus Division

Lexus passenger cars reported best-ever September sales of 15,131 units, an increase of 10.6 percent over September 2006. Passenger car sales were led by the ES 350 luxury sedan with best-ever September sales of 6,491 units, an increase of 15.4 percent over the year-ago month. The all-new LS 460 and LS 600h L luxury sedans reported combined sales of 2,918, an increase of 237.9 percent over last September. The LS 600h L hybrid luxury sedan posted sales of 196 units for the month.

Lexus Division light trucks reported September sales totaling 9,983 units. The RX 350 and RX 400h posted combined September sales of 7,841 units. The RX 400h hybrid luxury utility vehicle reported sales of 979 units for the month.

TMS Hybrids

TMS calendar-year-to-date hybrid sales totaled 208,187 units, an increase of 44 percent over the same period last year. In September, TMS posted sales of 18,130 hybrid vehicles, up one percent over last September. Toyota Division posted sales of 16,883 hybrids, up four percent over September 2006. Lexus Division posted sales of 1,247 hybrids.

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

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

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

  YARIS                  5,956    7,534  -17.8     68,465     51,748   32.3
  COROLLA               29,550   32,279   -4.8    291,981    306,353   -4.7
  CAMRY                 40,438   38,269    9.9    365,140    340,905    7.1
  AVALON                 6,066    8,365  -24.6     54,560     66,905  -18.5
  PRIUS                 12,494   10,492   23.8    137,114     80,939   69.4
  SCION xA                  80    2,901  -97.1      9,474     25,806  -63.3
  SCION xB               4,842    5,535   -9.0     33,832     50,532  -33.0
  SCION tC               5,694    7,759  -23.7     52,063     63,257  -17.7
  SCION xD               2,623        0      -      5,287          0      -
  TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.
   PASS. CAR           107,743  113,136   -1.0  1,017,920    986,477    3.2
  ES 350                 6,491    5,851   15.4     62,444     54,216   15.2
  LS 460/600h L          2,918      898  237.9     26,350      9,971  164.3
  SC 430                   297      457  -32.4      2,995      4,497  -33.4
  GS 350                 1,587    2,485  -33.6     15,645     18,219  -14.1
  GS 430/450h               81      221  -61.9      1,445      3,026  -52.2
  IS 250/350             3,757    4,319   -9.5     41,706     41,666    0.1
  TOTAL LEXUS PASS.
   CAR                  15,131   14,231   10.6    150,585    131,595   14.4
  TOTAL TOYOTA PASS.
   CAR                 122,874  127,367    0.3  1,168,505  1,118,072    4.5
  SIENNA                 9,865   14,348  -28.5    105,912    121,774  -13.0
  RAV4                  14,412   11,551   29.8    131,946    115,684   14.1
  FJ CRUISER             4,544    5,546  -14.8     43,228     39,583    9.2
  4RUNNER                7,802    8,020    1.2     66,984     80,534  -16.8
  HIGHLANDER             8,173   11,697  -27.3     91,294     96,698   -5.6
  LAND CRUISER             163      313  -45.8      1,752      2,462  -28.8
  SEQUOIA                1,660    3,343  -48.4     17,959     25,373  -29.2
  TOTAL SUV             36,754   40,470   -5.5    353,163    360,334   -2.0
  4X2 TACOMA             8,380    9,638   -9.6     80,499     80,031    0.6
  4X4 TACOMA             5,616    7,049  -17.1     55,016     53,881    2.1
  TOTAL TACOMA          13,996   16,687  -12.8    135,515    133,912    1.2
  TUNDRA                19,571   12,609   61.4    144,480     91,525   57.9
  TOTAL PICKUP          33,567   29,296   19.2    279,995    225,437   24.2
  TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. LT
   TRUCK                80,186   84,114   -0.9    739,070    707,545    4.5
  LX 470                   178      490  -62.2      2,150      4,135  -48.0
  GX 470                 1,964    2,291  -10.8     16,394     18,477  -11.3
  RX 350/400h            7,841    8,688   -6.1     75,527     80,267   -5.9
  TOTAL LEXUS LIGHT
   TRUCK                 9,983   11,469   -9.5     94,071    102,879   -8.6
  TOTAL TOYOTA LIGHT
   TRUCK                90,169   95,583   -1.9    833,141    810,424    2.8
  TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.    187,929  197,250   -0.9  1,756,990  1,694,022    3.7
  TOTAL LEXUS           25,114   25,700    1.6    244,656    234,474    4.3
  TOTAL TOYOTA         213,043  222,950   -0.6  2,001,646  1,928,496    3.8
  MEMO:
  DOM. COROLLA          29,472   28,124    9.0    268,658    261,816    2.6
  DOM. CAMRY            38,603   30,585   31.3    313,850    280,773   11.8
  DOM. PICKUP           33,567   29,296   19.2    279,995    225,437   24.2
  DOM. RX 350            5,774    6,733  -10.8     54,879     55,782   -1.6

  SELLING DAYS              25       26               230        230

  TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT
   CAR                  33,602   46,062  -24.1    380,852    376,983    1.0
  LEXUS IMPORT CAR      15,131   14,231   10.6    150,585    131,595   14.4
  TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT
   CARS                 74,141   67,074   15.0    637,068    609,494    4.5
  TOTAL TOYOTA CARS    122,874  127,367    0.3  1,168,505  1,118,072    4.5

  TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT
   LT TRUCK             35,094   37,127   -1.7    335,204    334,961    0.1
  LEXUS IMPORT LT
   TRUCK                 4,209    4,736   -7.6     39,192     47,097  -16.8
  TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT
   LT TRUCK             45,092   46,987   -0.2    403,866    372,584    8.4
  LEXUS NA BUILT LT
   TRUCK                 5,774    6,733  -10.8     54,879     55,782   -1.6
  TOTAL TOYOTA LT
   TRUCK                90,169   95,583   -1.9    833,141    810,424    2.8

  SPORT UTILITY
   VEHICLES             42,193   46,393   -5.4    404,006    423,630   -4.6
     Memo: Lexus Sport
      Utility            9,983   11,469   -9.5     94,071    102,879   -8.6

  SMALL VANS             9,865   14,348  -28.5    105,912    121,774  -13.0
  PICKUPS               33,567   29,296   19.2    279,995    225,437   24.2

  * NORTH AMERICAN
   BUILT VEHICLES
  COROLLA               29,472   28,124    9.0    268,658    261,816    2.6
  CAMRY                 38,603   30,585   31.3    313,850    280,773   11.8
  AVALON                 6,066    8,365  -24.6     54,560     66,905  -18.5
  SIENNA                 9,865   14,348  -28.5    105,912    121,774  -13.0
  PICKUP                33,567   29,296   19.2    279,995    225,437   24.2
  SEQUOIA                1,660    3,343  -48.4     17,959     25,373  -29.2
  RX 350                 5,774    6,733  -10.8     54,879     55,782   -1.6
  TOTAL                125,007  120,794    7.6  1,095,813  1,037,860    5.6
  N.A. VEHICLES % OF
   TOTAL                  58.7%    54.2%             54.7%      53.8%

  SELLING DAYS              25       26               230        230
  DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE

 

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