Toyota Motor Sales Reports Increase In September Sales


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Camry leads the way with 38 percent increase

TORRANCE, CA--Oct. 2, 2012: Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported September 2012 sales results of 171,910 units, an increase of 41.5 percent compared to the same period last year on both a daily selling rate (DSR) and a raw volume basis, unadjusted for 25 selling days in both September 2012 and in September 2011.

The Toyota Division posted September total sales of 151,524 units, an increase of 42.3 percent on a DSR basis from September 2011. On a raw volume basis, Toyota Division sales were also up 42.3 percent from the year-ago month.

"The auto industry had another very encouraging month in September," said Bill Fay, Toyota group vice president and general manager. "Our dealers got off to a great start over Labor Day weekend and that momentum carried through the rest of the month, as Camry continued to stretch its lead as the most popular car in America."

The Lexus Division reported total sales of 20,386 units in September 2012, up 36.0 percent from September 2011 on both a DSR and raw volume basis compared to the same period last year.

Toyota Division
Toyota Division passenger cars recorded combined monthly sales of 85,642 units, up 47.1 percent from September 2011. Passenger car sales were led by Camry and Camry Hybrid with combined sales of 34,252 units, and Corolla reported September sales of 23,026 units. The Prius family of vehicles posted September sales of 18,932 units.

Toyota Division light trucks recorded September sales of 65,882 units, an increase of 36.6 percent compared to the same month last year. Light truck sales were again led by the RAV4 compact SUV and Tacoma mid-size pickup truck, with monthly sales of 13,796 and 12,176, respectively. Highlander and Highlander Hybrid reported combined monthly sales of 10,927 units, and the Tundra full-size pickup reported sales of 9,338 units.

Scion posted September sales of 6,743 units, up 75.7 percent on a volume and DSR basis over September 2011. The tC sports coupe led the way with sales of 2,186, up 24.8 percent over the year-ago month, while the recently launched FR-S sports car reported sales of 1,133 units. The xD five-door urban subcompact posted September sales of 942 units, and the xB urban utility vehicle posted September sales of 1,799 units. The all-new iQ premium micro-subcompact posted monthly sales of 683 units.

Lexus Division
Lexus reported passenger car sales of 12,020 units, up 35.7 percent from September 2011. The ES 350 entry luxury sedan and the first-ever ES Hybrid led Lexus passenger car sales with sales of 6,553 units, while the IS luxury sports sedan reported sales of 2,248 units. The CT 200h premium hybrid compact posted sales of 1,195 units.

Lexus luxury utility vehicles recorded sales of 8,366 units, up 36.4 percent over September 2011. Lexus light truck sales were led by the RX and RX Hybrid luxury utility vehicle, which posted combined September sales of 7,046 units. The GX 460 mid-size luxury utility vehicle reported sales of 948 units, while the LX luxury utility vehicle recorded sales of 372 units.

TMS Hybrids
TMS posted September hybrid vehicle sales of 26,747, an increase of 120.6 percent compared to the same period last year. Toyota Division posted September sales of 23,110 hybrids, while Lexus Division reported sales of 3,637 hybrids for the month.

TOYOTA U.S. SALES SUMMARY

September, 2012











-- CURRENT MONTH --


-- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --





DSR %

VOL %



DSR %

VOL %


2012

2011

CHG

CHG

2012

2011

CHG

CHG

TOTAL TOYOTA

171,910

121,451

41.5

41.5

1,571,424

1,194,524

31.0

31.6

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.

151,524

106,456

42.3

42.3

1,400,434

1,058,877

31.7

32.3

TOTAL LEXUS

20,386

14,995

36.0

36.0

170,990

135,647

25.5

26.1










YARIS

1,118

1,602

-30.2

-30.2

23,818

15,794

50.1

50.8

COROLLA

23,026

16,147

42.6

42.6

222,703

186,891

18.6

19.2

PRIUS

18,932

9,325

103.0

103.0

183,340

93,243

95.8

96.6

CAMRY

34,252

24,851

37.8

37.8

314,788

229,521

36.6

37.1

AVALON

1,571

2,474

-36.5

-36.5

21,673

21,005

2.7

3.2

SCION FR-S

1,133

0

N/A

N/A

7,465

0

N/A

N/A

SCION iQ

683

0

N/A

N/A

6,872

0

N/A

N/A

SCION xD

942

671

40.4

40.4

8,425

7,292

15.0

15.5

SCION xB

1,799

1,415

27.1

27.1

15,592

12,974

19.7

20.2

SCION tC

2,186

1,752

24.8

24.8

18,136

17,341

4.1

4.6

TOTAL SCION

6,743

3,838

75.7

75.7

56,490

37,607

49.6

50.2

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. CAR

85,642

58,237

47.1

47.1

822,812

584,062

40.3

40.9










CT

1,195

1,444

-17.2

-17.2

13,612

8,852

53.1

53.8

HS

8

231

-96.5

-96.5

641

2,178

-70.7

-70.6

IS

2,248

2,539

-11.5

-11.5

21,107

20,724

1.4

1.8

ES

6,553

3,627

80.7

80.7

36,134

26,960

33.4

34.0

GS

1,454

286

408.4

408.4

16,017

3,080

417.8

420.0

LS

558

729

-23.5

-23.5

4,916

6,372

-23.2

-22.8

SC

0

0

N/A

N/A

2

18

-88.9

-88.9

LFA

4

4

0.0

0.0

33

44

-25.3

-25.0

TOTAL LEXUS CAR

12,020

8,860

35.7

35.7

92,462

68,228

34.9

35.5

TOTAL TOYOTA CAR

97,662

67,097

45.6

45.6

915,274

652,290

39.7

40.3










RAV4

13,796

7,649

80.4

80.4

134,167

96,120

39.0

39.6

FJ CRUISER

1,187

1,143

3.8

3.8

9,920

10,419

-5.2

-4.8

VENZA

4,229

3,445

22.8

22.8

31,414

29,831

4.8

5.3

HIGHLANDER

10,927

7,544

44.8

44.8

90,481

73,080

23.3

23.8

4RUNNER

4,057

3,596

12.8

12.8

35,299

32,532

8.0

8.5

SIENNA

8,902

8,975

-0.8

-0.8

87,187

83,188

4.4

4.8

SEQUOIA

963

860

12.0

12.0

9,236

8,708

5.6

6.1

LAND CRUISER

307

132

132.6

132.6

2,074

1,226

68.4

69.2

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. SUV

35,527

24,369

45.8

45.8

312,652

251,916

23.6

24.1










TACOMA

12,176

8,180

48.9

48.9

102,872

78,654

30.2

30.8

TUNDRA

9,338

6,695

39.5

39.5

74,972

61,057

22.3

22.8

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. PICKUP

21,514

14,875

44.6

44.6

177,844

139,711

26.7

27.3

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. TRUCK

65,882

48,219

36.6

36.6

577,622

474,815

21.1

21.7










RX

7,046

5,003

40.8

40.8

67,048

56,816

17.5

18.0

GX

948

867

9.3

9.3

7,720

8,291

-7.3

-6.9

LX

372

265

40.4

40.4

3,760

2,312

61.9

62.6

TOTAL LEXUS TRUCK

8,366

6,135

36.4

36.4

78,528

67,419

16.0

16.5

TOTAL TOYOTA TRUCK

74,248

54,354

36.6

36.6

656,150

542,234

20.5

21.0










SELLING DAYS

25

25



230

229



DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE






* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES















COROLLA

22,859

12,238

86.8

86.8

210,924

132,679

58.3

59.0

CAMRY

30,548

24,838

23.0

23.0

310,962

228,526

35.5

36.1

AVALON

1,571

2,474

-36.5

-36.5

21,673

21,005

2.7

3.2

RAV4

12,687

6,115

107.5

107.5

112,679

78,016

43.8

44.4

VENZA

4,229

3,445

22.8

22.8

31,414

29,831

4.8

5.3

HIGHLANDER

10,498

7,306

43.7

43.7

85,787

68,965

23.9

24.4

SIENNA

8,902

8,975

-0.8

-0.8

87,187

83,188

4.4

4.8

SEQUOIA

963

860

12.0

12.0

9,236

8,708

5.6

6.1

TACOMA

12,176

8,180

48.9

48.9

102,872

78,654

30.2

30.8

TUNDRA

9,338

6,695

39.5

39.5

74,972

61,057

22.3

22.8










RX

5,645

4,082

38.3

38.3

52,513

44,888

16.5

17.0










TOTAL

119,416

85,208

40.1

40.1

1,100,219

835,517

31.1

31.7

N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL

69.5%

70.2%



70.0%

69.9%












TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT CAR

30,664

18,687

64.1

64.1

279,253

201,852

37.7

38.3

LEXUS IMPORT CAR

12,020

8,860

35.7

35.7

92,462

68,228

34.9

35.5

TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT CARS

54,978

39,550

39.0

39.0

543,559

382,210

41.6

42.2

TOTAL TOYOTA CARS

97,662

67,097

45.6

45.6

915,274

652,290

39.7

40.3










TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT TRUCK

7,089

6,643

6.7

6.7

73,475

66,396

10.2

10.7

LEXUS IMPORT TRUCK

2,721

2,053

32.5

32.5

26,015

22,531

15.0

15.5

TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT TRUCK

58,793

41,576

41.4

41.4

504,147

408,419

22.9

23.4

LEXUS NA BUILT TRUCK

5,645

4,082

38.3

38.3

52,513

44,888

16.5

17.0

TOTAL TOYOTA TRUCK

74,248

54,354

36.6

36.6

656,150

542,234

20.5

21.0










SELLING DAYS

25

25



230

229



DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE






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