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Record June truck sales lead Toyota Canada to record first half truck sales

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TORONTO--July 3, 2013: Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) set a June record of 8,716 trucks sold, up 12.6% versus 2012, leading to the new all-time best first half of the year for TCI truck sales with 45,299 trucks sold, up 10.7%.

Leading the way was the Toyota RAV4, which had a best-ever June, with sales of 3,193, up 38.8%. It's the RAV4's fifth consecutive best-ever month, meaning a new record has been set each month the all-new model has been on the market. For the first half of the year, RAV4 sales were 16,660, up 36.3%.

It was also a record June for the Toyota Tacoma 4x4, with 956 sold, up 21.3%, bringing the first half total for all Tacoma sales to 5,115, up 11%.

Overall, TCI sold 18,338 vehicles in June, down 4% versus 2012. For the first six months of the year, TCI sales were 97,176, down 0.9% versus the first half of 2012.

Toyota sales highlights for June 2013 (vs. 2012)

Toyota sales:16,625 Toyota passenger car sales: 8,617 Avalon sales: 129 (up 578.9%) Camry Hybrid sales: 378 (up 21.2%) Prius c sales: 324 (up 19.1%) :: new June record Toyota truck sales: 8,008 (up 14.8%) :: new June record Highlander sales: 615 (up 27.1%) Highlander Hybrid sales: 89 (up 15.6%) RAV4 sales: 3,193 (up 38.8%) :: new June record Sequoia sales: 61 (up 27.1%) Tacoma 4X2 sales: 48 (up 152.6%) Tacoma 4X4 sales: 956 (up 21.3%) :: new June record Tundra 4X2 sales: 38 (up 171.4%

Lexus sales highlights for June 2013 (vs. 2012)

Lexus sales: 1,286 Lexus luxury car sales: 578

ES sales: 235 (up 35.1%) LS sales: 16 (up 166.7%) Lexus luxury SUV sales: 708 LX sales: 33 (up 26.9%) :: new June record

Scion sales highlights for June 2013 (vs. 2012)

Scion sales: 427