UPDATE: Toyota Motor Sales Reports Increase in February 2012 Sales Hybrid Sales Up 60 Percent, Camry Surges

February 2012 sales announced on March 1, 2012 were higher (+39 units) than originally reported. The corrected release and sales chart follows. We apologize for any inconvenience.

TORRANCE, Calif., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. reported monthly sales results of 159,462 units in February.  With 25 selling days in 2012—versus 24 selling days in February 2011—sales increased 7.9 percent over the year-ago month on a daily selling rate basis (DSR) and 12.4 percent on an unadjusted raw volume basis.

Led by sales of the all-new 2012 Camry and Camry Hybrid and the Prius family, the Toyota Division recorded February sales of 142,780 units, an increase of 7.1 percent over a year ago.  The Lexus Division reported sales of 16,682 units, up 15.9 percent over last February.

"Fuel economy remains top of mind for consumers, and they're responding to Toyota's lineup, which is the most fuel efficient in the industry," said Bob Carter, Toyota Division group vice president and general manager, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.  "Camry sales continue to surge, and Prius, Yaris and Scion all posted double digit gains in February.  We expect that high gas prices will continue to be a top purchase consideration for consumers, which bodes well for Toyota's continued growth in 2012."

Toyota Division                                                                     

Toyota Division passenger cars posted sales of 89,338 units, up 15.1 percent over February 2011.  Camry and Camry Hybrid led passenger cars with total sales of 34,543 units, an increase of 21.9 percent over the year-ago month.  The Prius family increased 46.0 percent with combined sales of 20,593 units.  Corolla reported February sales of 22,151 units. Yaris recorded monthly sales of 3,612 units, increasing 78.2 percent over a year ago, and Avalon reported sales of 3,497 units, up 65.7 percent over last year.

Toyota Division light trucks recorded February sales of 53,442 units, a decrease of 4.1 percent year-over-year.  The RAV4 compact SUV led light trucks with monthly sales of 12,679 units. Tacoma reported sales of 10,674 units, an increase of 30.1 percent year-over-year. Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined sales of 8,156 units for the month. 

Scion posted February sales of 4,942 units, increasing 20.3 percent over a year ago. The tC sports coupe led the way with February sales of 1,649 units, while the xB urban utility vehicle recorded sales of 1,611 units, up 4.9 percent over the year-ago month.  The all-new iQ premium micro-subcompact posted sales of 864 units, followed by the xD five-door urban subcompact with 818 units.

Lexus Division

 Lexus reported passenger car sales of 9,804 units, up 58.9 percent over February 2011.  The ES entry luxury sedan led Lexus passenger car sales with 2,997 units, an increase of 10.7 percent.  The GS and GS hybrid recorded combined sales of 2,397 units, up 559.3 percent over a year ago. The IS luxury sports sedan reported sales of 2,095 units for February. The CT 200h premium hybrid compact posted sales of 1,642 units.

Lexus luxury utility vehicles reported sales of 6,878 units, a decrease of 16.3 percent year-over-year.  The RX and RX hybrid posted combined monthly sales of 5,792 units, while the LX recorded sales of 383 units, up 34.7 percent over a year ago.

TMS Hybrids

TMS posted February sales of 27,435 hybrid vehicles, an increase of 60.0 percent.  Toyota Division recorded monthly sales of 24,817 hybrids, up 56.3 percent year-over-year.  Lexus Division reported sales of 2,618 hybrids, increasing 105.7 percent compared to the same period last year.

TOYOTA  U.S. SALES SUMMARY

February, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

-- CURRENT MONTH --

-- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --

 

 

 

DSR %

VOL % 

 

 

DSR %

VOL % 

 

2012

2011

CHG

CHG 

2012

2011

CHG

CHG 

TOTAL TOYOTA

159,462

141,846

7.9

12.4

284,002

257,702

8.0

10.2

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.

142,780

128,032

7.1

11.5

255,046

231,028

8.1

10.4

TOTAL LEXUS

16,682

13,814

15.9

20.8

28,956

26,674

6.3

8.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YARIS

3,612

1,946

78.2

85.6

6,622

3,785

71.4

75.0

COROLLA

22,151

25,860

-17.8

-14.3

40,139

46,441

-15.3

-13.6

PRIUS

20,593

13,539

46.0

52.1

32,148

24,174

30.3

33.0

CAMRY

34,543

27,212

21.9

26.9

62,838

45,357

35.7

38.5

AVALON

3,497

2,026

65.7

72.6

6,716

3,821

72.2

75.8

SCION iQ

864

0

N/A

N/A

1,238

0

N/A

N/A

SCION xD

818

807

-2.7

1.4

1,470

1,433

0.5

2.6

SCION xB

1,611

1,475

4.9

9.2

2,811

2,773

-0.7

1.4

SCION tC

1,649

1,662

-4.8

-0.8

2,958

3,013

-3.8

-1.8

TOTAL SCION

4,942

3,944

20.3

25.3

8,477

7,219

15.0

17.4

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. CAR

89,338

74,527

15.1

19.9

156,940

130,797

17.5

20.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CT

1,642

0

N/A

N/A

2,667

0

N/A

N/A

HS

150

183

-21.3

-18.0

302

469

-36.9

-35.6

IS

2,095

2,081

-3.4

0.7

3,905

4,073

-6.1

-4.1

ES

2,997

2,598

10.7

15.4

5,407

4,813

10.0

12.3

GS

2,397

349

559.3

586.8

2,490

672

263.0

270.5

LS

517

706

-29.7

-26.8

1,090

1,440

-25.9

-24.3

SC

0

1

-100.0

-100.0

2

8

-75.5

-75.0

LFA

6

5

15.2

20.0

10

9

8.8

11.1

TOTAL LEXUS CAR

9,804

5,923

58.9

65.5

15,873

11,484

35.4

38.2

TOTAL TOYOTA CAR

99,142

80,450

18.3

23.2

172,813

142,281

19.0

21.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RAV4

12,679

12,562

-3.1

0.9

22,498

23,758

-7.2

-5.3

FJ CRUISER

1,047

1,134

-11.4

-7.7

1,755

2,262

-24.0

-22.4

VENZA

2,671

2,551

0.5

4.7

5,131

4,938

1.8

3.9

HIGHLANDER

8,156

8,622

-9.2

-5.4

15,012

16,129

-8.8

-6.9

4RUNNER

3,070

3,760

-21.6

-18.4

5,989

7,589

-22.7

-21.1

SIENNA

7,655

8,806

-16.5

-13.1

13,960

15,149

-9.7

-7.8

SEQUOIA

1,040

998

0.0

4.2

2,108

1,962

5.2

7.4

LAND CRUISER

122

181

-35.3

-32.6

241

326

-27.6

-26.1

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. SUV

28,785

29,808

-7.3

-3.4

52,734

56,964

-9.3

-7.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TACOMA

10,674

7,879

30.1

35.5

19,572

15,019

27.7

30.3

TUNDRA

6,328

7,012

-13.4

-9.8

11,840

13,099

-11.5

-9.6

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. PICKUP

17,002

14,891

9.6

14.2

31,412

28,118

9.4

11.7

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. TRUCK

53,442

53,505

-4.1

-0.1

98,106

100,231

-4.1

-2.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RX

5,792

6,567

-15.3

-11.8

10,830

12,448

-14.8

-13.0

GX

703

1,051

-35.8

-33.1

1,581

2,186

-29.2

-27.7

LX

383

273

34.7

40.3

672

556

18.4

20.9

TOTAL LEXUS TRUCK

6,878

7,891

-16.3

-12.8

13,083

15,190

-15.6

-13.9

TOTAL TOYOTA TRUCK

60,320

61,396

-5.7

-1.8

111,189

115,421

-5.6

-3.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SELLING DAYS

25

24

 

 

49

48

 

 

DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COROLLA

19,098

18,702

-2.0

2.1

34,708

35,135

-3.2

-1.2

CAMRY

34,526

26,981

22.8

28.0

62,803

44,873

37.1

40.0

AVALON

3,497

2,026

65.7

72.6

6,716

3,821

72.2

75.8

RAV4

11,088

9,719

9.5

14.1

19,548

18,130

5.6

7.8

VENZA

2,671

2,551

0.5

4.7

5,131

4,938

1.8

3.9

HIGHLANDER

7,640

7,819

-6.2

-2.3

14,091

14,458

-4.5

-2.5

SIENNA

7,655

8,806

-16.5

-13.1

13,960

15,149

-9.7

-7.8

SEQUOIA

1,040

998

0.0

4.2

2,108

1,962

5.2

7.4

TACOMA

10,674

7,879

30.1

35.5

19,572

15,019

27.7

30.3

TUNDRA

6,328

7,012

-13.4

-9.8

11,840

13,099

-11.5

-9.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RX

4,629

4,830

-8.0

-4.2

8,230

8,711

-7.4

-5.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

108,846

97,323

7.4

11.8

198,707

175,295

11.0

13.4

N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL

68.3%

68.6%

 

 

70.0%

68.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT CAR

32,217

26,818

15.3

20.1

52,713

46,968

9.9

12.2

LEXUS IMPORT CAR

9,804

5,923

58.9

65.5

15,873

11,484

35.4

38.2

TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT CARS

57,121

47,709

14.9

19.7

104,227

83,829

21.8

24.3

TOTAL TOYOTA CARS

99,142

80,450

18.3

23.2

172,813

142,281

19.0

21.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT TRUCK

6,346

8,721

-30.1

-27.2

11,856

17,476

-33.5

-32.2

LEXUS IMPORT TRUCK

2,249

3,061

-29.5

-26.5

4,853

6,479

-26.6

-25.1

TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT TRUCK

47,096

44,784

1.0

5.2

86,250

82,755

2.1

4.2

LEXUS NA BUILT TRUCK

4,629

4,830

-8.0

-4.2

8,230

8,711

-7.4

-5.5

TOTAL TOYOTA TRUCK

60,320

61,396

-5.7

-1.8

111,189

115,421

-5.6

-3.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SELLING DAYS

25

24

 

 

49

48

 

 

DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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



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