Toyota Canada Inc. exceeds 20,000 in monthly sales and records 7.2% sales increase for April

PHOTO (select to view enlarged photo)

Editors Note: In April 2013 The Auto Channel had 73,229 visitors from Canada.

TORONTO May 1, 2013; Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) sold 20,089 vehicles in April, up 7.2% versus 2012.

Toyota division sales of 18,008 vehicles were up 6% as truck sales continue to drive growth with sales up 20.3%. April also set new sales records for the all-new RAV4 and Tacoma 4x4, surpassing the previous April records set in 2011.  Lexus recorded a 13.6% overall sales growth versus 2012, with luxury SUV sales up 30.9%. Scion also recorded its best-ever April since launch with sales up 40.3%.

Toyota sales highlights for April 2013 (vs. 2012)

  • Toyota sales: 18,008 (up 6%)
    • Toyota passenger car sales: 9,837
    • Avalon sales: 158 (up 464.3%)
    • Camry sales: 1,826 (up 10.1%)
    • Corolla sales: 4,654 (up 8.8%)
    • Matrix sales: 1,424 (up 1.4%)
  • Toyota truck sales: 8,171 (up 20.3%)
    • 4Runner sales: 273 (up 6.6%)
    • Highlander sales: 641 (up 69.1%)
    • Highlander Hybrid sales: 91 (up 3.4%)
    • RAV4 sales: 3,347 (up 36.1%) :: new April record
    • Sequoia sales: 71 (up 12.7%)
    • Sienna sales: 1,143 (up 31.2%)
    • Tacoma 4X4 sales: 934 (up 15.9%):: new April record
    • Tacoma 4X2 sales: 53 (up 39.5%)

"We thank Canadians for visiting their Toyota dealership during the annual Red Tags Days event, now on until the end of May, it's a great opportunity to explore the full range of great vehicles from Toyota," said Larry Hutchinson, Managing Director, Toyota Canada Inc. "Our vehicles offer attractive styling, convenient features, and engaging driving dynamics, all at an exceptional value."

Lexus sales highlights for April 2013 (vs. 2012)

  • Lexus sales: 1,520 (up 13.6%)
  • Lexus luxury car sales: 672
    • ES sales: 263 (up 82.6%)
    • LS sales: 27 (up 575%)
  • Lexus luxury SUV sales: 848 (up 30.9%)
    • LX sales: 29 (up 3.6%)
    • RX sales: 747 (up 36.3%)
    • RXh sales: 52 (up 20.9%)

"Lexus' new focus on design and engineering excellence continues to be embraced by Canadians," said Cyril Dimitris, Director, Lexus Canada. "Whether it's the GS, ES, LS or RX, our Lexus line-up is inspired and offers exceptional style, luxury and performance."

Scion sales highlights for April 2013 (vs. 2012)

  • Scion sales: 561 (up 40.3%) :: new April record

"We enjoyed our best-ever April, led by strong sales of the FR-S," said Cyril Dimitris, Director, Scion Canada.

About Toyota Canada Inc.

Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota, Lexus and Scion cars, SUVs and trucks. Toyota is the first full-line manufacturer to make all of the elements of the Star Safety System standard on every vehicle starting in 2011. The Star Safety System includes Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology (SST). TCI's head office is in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto and Vancouver.

Home | Buyers Guides For Every Auto Make | New Car Buyers Guide | Used Car Super Search | Total New Car Costs | 2016-1993 Car Reviews Truck Reviews
1996-2016 Automotive News | TACH-TV | Media Library | Discount Auto Parts

Copyright © 1996-2016 The Auto Channel. Contact Information, Credits, and Terms of Use. These following titles and media identification are Trademarks owned by The Auto Channel, LLC and have been in continuous use since 1987 : The Auto Channel, Auto Channel and TACH all have been in continuous use world wide since 1987, in Print, TV, Radio, Home Video, Newsletters, On-line, and other interactive media; all rights are reserved and infringement will be acted upon with force.

Privacy Statement | Size Does Matter | Media Kit | XML SITE MAP | Affiliates

Send your questions, comments, and suggestions to

Submit Company releases or Product News stories to
Place copy in body of email, NO attachments please.

To report errors and other problems with this page, please use this form.

Link to this page: