Toyota Has Best Month In More Than Five Years With Sales Increase Of Nearly 23 Percent TMS leads industry in retail sales; Camry posts sales of nearly 45,000 units

TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported August 2013 sales results of 231,537 units, an increase of 18.4 percent over August 2012 on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.  On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 28 selling days in August 2013, versus 27 selling days in August 2012, TMS sales increased 22.8 percent compared to the year-ago month.

Toyota Division posted August 2013 sales of 201,745 units, up 18.4 percent year-over-year on a DSR basis.   Volume wise, Toyota division sales increased 22.8 percent compared to August 2012. 

"The auto industry continues to be a bright spot in the economic recovery," said Bill Fay, Toyota division group vice president and general manager.  "August capped a great summer for new vehicle sales, and it was Toyota's best month in more than five years."

Lexus reported August 2013 sales of 29,792 units, a year-over-year increase of 18.5 percent on a DSR basis and 22.9 percent on a raw volume basis.

"August has traditionally been a big sales month for us and our Lexus dealers made it happen again, reaching a new high for the year," said Steve Hearne, Lexus vice president sales and dealer development.  "Sales of the new IS sport sedan more than doubled and continues to bring new buyers into Lexus showrooms."

Other Highlights:

  • Toyota division No. 1 retail brand for sixth consecutive month
  • Camry best-selling car in America with sales of nearly 45,000 units
  • Prius family up 30 percent with best-ever August
  • TMS hybrid sales increase 34 percent with more than 60 percent market share
  • All-new Avalon posts triple-digit gains for sixth consecutive month in a row
  • All-new RAV4 sales up 50 percent
  • Sienna up 23 percent
  • Tacoma leads pickup sales with 25 percent increase
  • All-new Lexus IS up 87 percent
  • Lexus ES luxury passenger car leader with sales of more than 7,600 units
  • Lexus GS up 22 percent
  • Lexus RX leads luxury utility vehicle segment with sales of more than 11,400 units

*Note:  Unless otherwise stated, all figures reflect unadjusted raw sales volume

About Toyota
Toyota, the world's top automaker and creator of the Prius, is committed to building vehicles for the way people live through our Toyota, Lexus and Scion brands.  Over the past 50 years, we've built more than 25 million cars and trucks in North America, where we operate 14 manufacturing plants (10 in the U.S.) and directly employ nearly 40,000 people (more than 37,000 in the U.S.).  Our 1,800 North American dealerships sold more than 2.3 million cars and trucks in 2012 – and about 80 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold over the past 20 years are still on the road today. 

Toyota partners with philanthropic organizations across the country, with a focus on education, safety and the environment.  As part of this commitment, we share the company's extensive know-how garnered from building great cars and trucks to help community organizations and other nonprofits expand their ability to do good.  (NYSE: TM)  For more information about Toyota, visit www.toyotanewsroom.com.

 

TOYOTA  U.S. SALES SUMMARY

August, 2013











-- CURRENT MONTH --


-- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --





DSR %

VOL % 



DSR %

VOL % 


2013

2012

CHG

CHG 

2013

2012

CHG

CHG 

TOTAL TOYOTA

231,537

188,520

18.4

22.8

1,533,722

1,399,514

9.1

9.6

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.

201,745

164,283

18.4

22.8

1,362,484

1,248,910

8.6

9.1

TOTAL LEXUS

29,792

24,237

18.5

22.9

171,238

150,604

13.1

13.7










YARIS

3,104

1,458

105.3

112.9

16,789

22,700

-26.4

-26.0

COROLLA

26,861

24,311

6.5

10.5

210,296

199,677

4.8

5.3

PRIUS

27,358

21,111

25.0

29.6

170,866

164,408

3.4

3.9

CAMRY

44,713

36,720

17.4

21.8

287,119

280,536

1.8

2.3

AVALON

6,241

1,761

241.7

254.4

49,281

20,102

144.0

145.2

SCION FR-S

1,902

1,913

-4.1

-0.6

13,537

6,332

112.7

113.8

SCION iQ

433

548

-23.8

-21.0

3,078

6,189

-50.5

-50.3

SCION xD

1,124

1,004

8.0

12.0

6,257

7,483

-16.8

-16.4

SCION xB

1,693

1,879

-13.1

-9.9

12,740

13,793

-8.1

-7.6

SCION tC

2,546

2,378

3.2

7.1

13,347

15,950

-16.7

-16.3

TOTAL SCION

7,698

7,722

-3.9

-0.3

48,959

49,747

-2.1

-1.6

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. CAR

115,975

93,083

20.1

24.6

783,310

737,170

5.7

6.3










CT

1,784

1,472

16.9

21.2

10,642

12,417

-14.7

-14.3

HS

0

7

-100.0

-100.0

5

633

-99.2

-99.2

IS

4,432

2,369

80.4

87.1

18,859

18,859

-0.5

0.0

ES

7,628

7,557

-2.7

0.9

47,210

29,581

58.8

59.6

GS

2,234

1,831

17.7

22.0

13,024

14,563

-11.0

-10.6

LS

900

786

10.4

14.5

6,808

4,358

55.5

56.2

SC

0

0

#N/A

#N/A

0

2

-100.0

-100.0

LFA

0

2

-100.0

-100.0

17

29

-41.7

-41.4

TOTAL LEXUS CAR

16,978

14,024

16.7

21.1

96,565

80,442

19.5

20.0

TOTAL TOYOTA CAR

132,953

107,107

19.7

24.1

879,875

817,612

7.1

7.6










RAV4

23,502

15,685

44.5

49.8

144,314

120,371

19.3

19.9

FJ CRUISER

1,177

1,318

-13.9

-10.7

9,031

8,733

2.9

3.4

VENZA

3,496

3,687

-8.6

-5.2

26,994

27,185

-1.2

-0.7

HIGHLANDER

13,021

11,441

9.7

13.8

85,700

79,554

7.2

7.7

4RUNNER

4,579

4,542

-2.8

0.8

34,055

31,242

8.5

9.0

SIENNA

11,858

9,664

18.3

22.7

85,025

78,285

8.1

8.6

SEQUOIA

1,280

1,004

22.9

27.5

9,045

8,273

8.8

9.3

LAND CRUISER

269

319

-18.7

-15.7

1,967

1,767

10.8

11.3

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. SUV

47,324

37,996

20.1

24.5

311,106

277,125

11.7

12.3










TACOMA

15,223

12,193

20.4

24.9

110,293

90,696

21.0

21.6

TUNDRA

11,365

11,347

-3.4

0.2

72,750

65,634

10.3

10.8

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. PICKUP

26,588

23,540

8.9

12.9

183,043

156,330

16.5

17.1

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. TRUCK

85,770

71,200

16.2

20.5

579,174

511,740

12.6

13.2










RX

11,423

8,628

27.7

32.4

65,678

60,002

8.9

9.5

GX

1,056

1,071

-4.9

-1.4

6,352

6,772

-6.7

-6.2

LX

335

514

-37.2

-34.8

2,643

3,388

-22.4

-22.0

TOTAL LEXUS TRUCK

12,814

10,213

21.0

25.5

74,673

70,162

5.9

6.4

TOTAL TOYOTA TRUCK

98,584

81,413

16.8

21.1

653,847

581,902

11.8

12.4










SELLING DAYS

28

27



206

205



DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE









TOYOTA  U.S. SALES SUMMARY

August, 2013











-- CURRENT MONTH --


-- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --





DSR %

VOL % 



DSR %

VOL % 


2013

2012

CHG

CHG 

2013

2012

CHG

CHG 

* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES

















COROLLA

22,513

24,055

-9.8

-6.4

204,495

188,065

8.2

8.7

CAMRY

44,694

36,707

17.4

21.8

286,938

280,414

1.8

2.3

AVALON

6,241

1,761

241.7

254.4

49,281

20,102

144.0

145.2

RAV4

14,143

14,084

-3.2

0.4

93,565

99,992

-6.9

-6.4

VENZA

3,496

3,687

-8.6

-5.2

26,994

27,185

-1.2

-0.7

HIGHLANDER

12,545

10,947

10.5

14.6

81,631

75,289

7.9

8.4

SIENNA

11,858

9,664

18.3

22.7

85,025

78,285

8.1

8.6

SEQUOIA

1,280

1,004

22.9

27.5

9,045

8,273

8.8

9.3

TACOMA

15,223

12,193

20.4

24.9

110,293

90,696

21.0

21.6

TUNDRA

11,365

11,347

-3.4

0.2

72,750

65,634

10.3

10.8










RX

8,496

6,524

25.6

30.2

55,096

46,868

17.0

17.6










TOTAL

151,854

131,973

11.0

15.1

1,075,113

980,803

9.1

9.6

N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL

65.6%

70.0%



70.1%

70.1%












TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT CAR

42,527

30,560

34.2

39.2

242,596

248,589

-2.9

-2.4

LEXUS IMPORT CAR

16,978

14,024

16.7

21.1

96,565

80,442

19.5

20.0

TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT CARS

73,448

62,523

13.3

17.5

540,714

488,581

10.1

10.7

TOTAL TOYOTA CARS

132,953

107,107

19.7

24.1

879,875

817,612

7.1

7.6










TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT TRUCK

15,860

8,274

84.8

91.7

99,871

66,386

49.7

50.4

LEXUS IMPORT TRUCK

4,318

3,689

12.9

17.1

19,577

23,294

-16.4

-16.0

TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT TRUCK

69,910

62,926

7.1

11.1

479,303

445,354

7.1

7.6

LEXUS NA BUILT TRUCK

8,496

6,524

25.6

30.2

55,096

46,868

17.0

17.6

TOTAL TOYOTA TRUCK

98,584

81,413

16.8

21.1

653,847

581,902

11.8

12.4










SELLING DAYS

28

27



206

205



DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE




























--CURRENT MONTH--

--CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE--

Memo:

2013

2012

DSR %


2013

2012

DSR %


     Toyota Prius Sedan

16,157

13,311

17.0%


108,218

106,452

1.2%


     Toyota Prius V (only)

3,932

3,325

14.0%


25,976

29,130

-11.3%


     Toyota Prius C (only)

5,478

3,428

54.1%


29,850

22,744

30.6%


     Toyota Prius Phv (only)

1,791

1,047

65.0%


6,822

6,082

11.6%


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SOURCE Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc.



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