Toyota Reports Best-Ever October Sales

    TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS),
 U.S.A., Inc., today reported best-ever October sales of 189,011 vehicles,
 an increase of 13.6 percent over October 2005. Calendar-year-to-date (CYTD)
 sales total 2,117,507 units, up 12.2 percent over the same period last
 year.
     "What a difference a year makes," said Jim Lentz, TMS executive vice
 president. "Last October the industry plunged to a seven-year low, weaning
 itself from an incentive binge. Today the industry is seeing modest gains
 on the strength of fresh products."
     The Toyota Division posted best-ever October sales of 165,005, up 14.6
 percent. The Lexus Division reported best-ever October sales with 24,006
 units sold, an increase of seven percent.
     Toyota Division
     Toyota Division passenger cars recorded best-ever October sales of
 92,955, up 6.5 percent over the same period last year. Passenger car sales
 were led by Camry, which posted best-ever October sales of 33,812, an
 increase of 8.8 percent. The Camry Hybrid, which went on sale in late
 April, reported sales of 2,806 units in October. The all-new Yaris
 subcompact, which went on sale in March, posted sales totaling 6,398 units.
 The Prius gas-electric hybrid mid-size sedan posted October sales of 8,733.
     Toyota Division light truck sales were up 27 percent, with a best-ever
 October total of 72,050 units. Light truck sales were led by the Sienna
 with monthly sales of 11,870, up 11.4 percent over the same period last
 year. The RAV4 compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) reported best-ever
 October sales of 11,154, up 163.1 percent over the same period last year.
 The all-new FJ Cruiser, which went on sale in March, reported sales of
 5,334 units. The Tundra full-size pickup truck reported October sales of
 10,046, up 17.1 percent over the same period last year. The Highlander
 Hybrid gas-electric mid-size SUV reported sales of 1,643 units for the
 month. The Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined October sales
 of 10,296, an increase of 18.1 percent.
     Scion reported October sales of 12,344 units. The tC sports coupe led
 the way with October sales of 5,788 units. Scion xB sales were up 1.3
 percent, posting monthly sales of 3,963 units. The Scion xA posted sales of
 2,593 units, an increase of 2.1 percent.
     Lexus Division
     Lexus passenger cars posted best-ever October sales of 14,373 units, an
 increase of 23.4 percent over October 2005. Passenger car sales were led by
 the ES 350 luxury sedan with best-ever October sales of 6,357 units, up
 46.7 percent. The IS 250 and IS 350 luxury sport sedans recorded combined
 best-ever October sales of 3,464 units, an increase of 40.6 percent. The LS
 430 and the all-new LS 460 reported combined sales of 2,097 units, an
 increase of 33.2 percent.
     Lexus Division light trucks reported October sales totaling 9,633
 units. The 2006 RX 400h luxury hybrid SUV reported sales of 1,239 units for
 the month. The RX 350 and RX 400h enjoyed combined October sales of 7,250
 units.
     TMS calendar-year-to-date hybrid sales totaled 159,581 units. In
 October, hybrid sales posted 14,598 units.
     There were 25 selling days this sales month compared to 26 selling days
 last October.
     Public Web sites:  http://www.toyota.com
                        http://www.lexus.com
                        http://www.scion.com
 
 
 
                              TOYOTA RETAIL SALES
                           (INCLUDES FLEET & HAWAII)
                                 October, 2006
 
                       ----- CURRENT MONTH -----   -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --
                                          DSR %                          DSR %
                         2006     2005    CHG          2006      2005    CHG
 
     YARIS              6,398        0       --      58,146         0       --
     COROLLA           24,642   26,870     -4.6     330,995   292,296     13.2
     CAMRY             33,812   32,323      8.8     374,717   368,672      1.6
     AVALON             7,024    8,195    -10.9      73,929    78,315     -5.6
     PRIUS              8,733    9,939     -8.6      89,672    90,981     -1.4
     SCION xA           2,593    2,640      2.1      28,399    23,664     20.0
     SCION xB           3,963    4,070      1.3      54,495    45,452     19.9
     SCION tC           5,788    6,682     -9.9      69,045    63,149      9.3
     TOTAL TOYOTA
      DIV. PASS. CAR   92,955   90,756      6.5   1,079,432   967,928     11.5
     ES 350             6,357    4,507     46.7      60,573    56,170      7.8
     LS 430/460         2,097    1,637     33.2      12,068    22,053    -45.3
     SC 430               458      761    -37.4       4,955     6,905    -28.2
     GS 300             1,793    2,279    -18.2      20,012    22,611    -11.5
     GS 430/450h          204      366    -42.0       3,230     4,796    -32.7
     IS 250/350         3,464    2,563     40.6      45,130     6,824    561.3
     TOTAL LEXUS
      PASS. CAR        14,373   12,113     23.4     145,968   119,359     22.3
     TOTAL TOYOTA
      PASS. CAR       107,328  102,869      8.5   1,225,400 1,087,287     12.7
     SIENNA            11,870   11,081     11.4     133,644   134,496     -0.6
     RAV4              11,154    4,409    163.1     126,838    60,875    108.4
     FJ CRUISER         5,334        0       --      44,917         0       --
     4RUNNER            6,242    8,057    -19.4      86,776    85,269      1.8
     HIGHLANDER        10,296    9,063     18.1     106,994   116,424     -8.1
     LAND CRUISER         282      319     -8.1       2,744     4,040    -32.1
     SEQUOIA            2,705    2,664      5.6      28,078    36,654    -23.4
     TOTAL SUV         36,013   24,512     52.8     396,347   303,262     30.7
     4X2 TACOMA         7,855    8,406     -2.8      87,886    83,425      5.3
     4X4 TACOMA         6,266    6,080      7.2      60,147    56,175      7.1
     TOTAL TACOMA      14,121   14,486      1.4     148,033   139,600      6.0
     TUNDRA            10,046    8,919     17.1     101,571   100,005      1.6
     TOTAL PICKUP      24,167   23,405      7.4     249,604   239,605      4.2
     TOTAL TOYOTA
      DIV. LT TRUCK    72,050   58,998     27.0     779,595   677,363     15.1
     LX 470               512      657    -19.0       4,647     6,876    -32.4
     GX 470             1,871    2,549    -23.7      20,348    26,884    -24.3
     RX 350/400h        7,250    8,012     -5.9      87,517    88,941     -1.6
     TOTAL LEXUS
      LIGHT TRUCK       9,633   11,218    -10.7     112,512   122,701     -8.3
     TOTAL TOYOTA
      LIGHT TRUCK      81,683   70,216     21.0     892,107   800,064     11.5
     TOTAL TOYOTA
      DIV.            165,005  149,754     14.6   1,859,027 1,645,291     13.0
     TOTAL LEXUS       24,006   23,331      7.0     258,480   242,060      6.8
     TOTAL TOYOTA     189,011  173,085     13.6   2,117,507 1,887,351     12.2
     MEMO:
     DOM. COROLLA      22,606   25,847     -9.0     284,422   283,276      0.4
     DOM. CAMRY        26,779   29,912     -6.9     307,552   345,417    -11.0
     DOM. PICKUP       24,167   23,405      7.4     249,604   239,605      4.2
     DOM. RX 350        5,693    4,937     19.9      61,475    55,570     10.6
 
     SELLING DAYS          25       26                  255       255
 
     TOYOTA DIV.
      IMPORT CAR       36,546   26,802     41.8     413,529   260,920     58.5
     LEXUS IMPORT CAR  14,373   12,113     23.4     145,968   119,359     22.3
     TOYOTA DIV NA
      BUILT CARS       56,409   63,954     -8.3     665,903   707,008     -5.8
     TOTAL TOYOTA
      CARS            107,328  102,869      8.5   1,225,400 1,087,287     12.7
 
     TOYOTA DIV.
      IMPORT LT TRUCK  33,308   21,848     58.6     368,269   266,608     38.1
     LEXUS IMPORT
      LT TRUCK          3,940    6,281    -34.8      51,037    67,131    -24.0
     TOYOTA DIV NA
      BUILT LT TRUCK   38,742   37,150      8.5     411,326   410,755      0.1
     LEXUS NA BUILT
      LT TRUCK          5,693    4,937     19.9      61,475    55,570     10.6
     TOTAL TOYOTA
      LT TRUCK         81,683   70,216     21.0     892,107   800,064     11.5
 
     SPORT UTILITY
      VEHICLES         40,312   35,730     17.3     463,942   425,963      8.9
     Memo: Lexus
      Sport Utility     9,633   11,218    -10.7     112,512   122,701     -8.3
 
     SMALL VANS        11,870   11,081     11.4     133,644   134,496     -0.6
     PICKUPS           24,167   23,405      7.4     249,604   239,605      4.2
 
     * NORTH AMERICAN
       BUILT VEHICLES
     COROLLA           22,606   25,847     -9.0     284,422   283,276      0.4
     CAMRY             26,779   29,912     -6.9     307,552   345,417    -11.0
     AVALON             7,024    8,195    -10.9      73,929    78,315     -5.6
     SIENNA            11,870   11,081     11.4     133,644   134,496     -0.6
     PICKUP            24,167   23,405      7.4     249,604   239,605      4.2
     SEQUOIA            2,705    2,664      5.6      28,078    36,654    -23.4
     RX 350             5,693    4,937     19.9      61,475    55,570     10.6
     TOTAL            100,844  106,041     -1.1   1,138,704 1,173,333     -3.0
     N.A. VEHICLES %
      OF TOTAL          53.4%    61.3%                53.8%     62.2%
 
     SELLING DAYS          25       26                  255       255
     DSR = DAILY
      SELLING RATE
 
 
     (Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030501/TOYLOGO)
 
 

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

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