Toyota Reports May Sales

Jun 02, 2010, 13:30 ET from Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.

TORRANCE, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. today reported May sales of 162,813 vehicles. With equal selling days in May 2009 and 2010, sales were up 6.7 percent over the year-ago month on a daily selling rate and unadjusted raw volume basis.

"Memorial Day weekend kicked off the summer selling season with a bang, resulting in our best-selling weekend of the year," said Don Esmond, senior vice president of automotive operations for Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.  "As Toyota maintains its leadership position as the number one retail brand in the industry for the third consecutive month, we look forward to building this momentum as we work hard to exceed our customers' expectations for quality, safety, reliability and service."

The Toyota Division posted May sales of 140,597 units, an increase of 3.6 percent over the same period last year.  The Lexus Division reported May sales of 22,216 units, an increase of 31.3 percent over the year-ago month.

Toyota Division

Toyota Division passenger cars recorded sales of 86,464 units, a decrease of 1.9 percent from last May.  Passenger car sales were led by Camry and Camry Hybrid which posted combined May sales of 29,295 units. Corolla recorded sales of 26,953 units, up 14.3 percent over the year-ago month. The Prius mid-size gas-electric hybrid reported sales of 14,248 units for the month, up 41.2 percent over May 2009.  The new Avalon sedan posted monthly sales of 3,029 units.

Toyota Division light trucks posted sales of 54,133 units in May, up 14 percent over May 2009.  Light truck sales were led by the RAV4 compact SUV, which recorded monthly sales of 13,102 units, up 2.9 percent over the same period last year. Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined sales of 6,691 units for the month. The Tundra full-size pickup recorded sales of 8,491 units, up 32.4 percent over the same period last year.  The Tacoma mid-size pickup posted sales of 8,630 units for the month. The all-new Sienna minivan reported sales of 10,666, up 49.7 percent over May 2009.

Scion posted May sales of 4,112 units.  The xB urban utility vehicle led the way with sales of 1,879 units.  The tC sports coupe posted May sales of 1,318 units. The xD reported sales of 915 units for the month.

Lexus Division

Lexus reported passenger car sales of 11,471 units, up 35.3 percent over the year-ago month.  Lexus passenger car sales were led by the ES entry luxury sedan which posted sales of 5,115 units, up 24 percent over last May.  The IS entry luxury sports sedan reported combined sales of 3,247 units, up 11.5 percent over the same period last year. The HS 250h entry luxury hybrid sedan recorded May sales of 1,360 units.

Lexus light trucks recorded sales of 10,745 units, up 27.2 percent over last May.  Lexus Division sales were led by the RX 350 and RX 450h, which reported combined May sales of 9,116 units, up 22.2 percent over the year-ago month.  With May sales of 1,413 units, GX luxury SUV posted a gain of 111.5 percent over the same period last year.

TMS Hybrids

TMS posted May sales of 19,110 hybrid vehicles, up 28.7 percent over May 2009.  Toyota Division posted sales of 16,346 hybrids for the month.  Lexus Division reported sales 2,764 hybrids in May.

There were 26 selling days this month and last May.

TOYOTA RETAIL SALES

(INCLUDES FLEET & HAWAII)

May, 2010









----- CURRENT MONTH -----

-- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --




DSR %



DSR %


2010

2009

CHG

2010

2009

CHG








YARIS

4,202

10,130

-58.5

20,577

33,355

-37.8

COROLLA

26,953

23,576

14.3

118,625

101,708

17.6

CAMRY

29,295

31,325

-6.5

125,804

123,848

2.4

VENZA

4,625

4,745

-2.5

21,684

15,942

37.1

AVALON

3,029

3,211

-5.7

10,641

11,671

-8.1

PRIUS

14,248

10,091

41.2

55,041

42,753

29.8

SCION xB

1,879

2,216

-15.2

8,077

9,697

-16.0

SCION tC

1,318

1,814

-27.3

5,325

7,329

-26.8

SCION xD

915

1,065

-14.1

3,860

4,795

-18.9

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. PASS. CAR

86,464

88,173

-1.9

369,634

351,100

6.1

ES

5,115

4,125

24.0

18,643

16,445

14.3

HS

1,360

0

N/A

5,889

0

N/A

LS

944

830

13.7

4,911

4,051

22.2

SC

34

93

-63.4

147

403

-63.2

GS

771

516

49.4

2,947

3,102

-4.2

IS

3,247

2,913

11.5

13,279

12,216

9.6

TOTAL LEXUS PASS. CAR

11,471

8,477

35.3

45,816

36,217

27.5

TOTAL TOYOTA PASS. CAR

97,935

96,650

1.3

415,450

387,317

8.1

SIENNA

10,666

7,124

49.7

33,744

32,972

3.2

RAV4

13,102

12,730

2.9

68,427

52,187

32.2

FJ CRUISER

1,108

673

64.6

6,240

6,809

-7.6

4RUNNER

4,240

1,228

245.3

18,527

9,371

99.3

HIGHLANDER

6,691

7,556

-11.4

33,763

29,320

16.1

LAND CRUISER

156

270

-42.2

772

895

-13.1

SEQUOIA

1,049

1,331

-21.2

4,586

7,910

-41.6

TOTAL SUV

26,346

23,788

10.8

132,315

106,492

25.2

4X2 TACOMA

4,213

4,954

-15.0

21,025

22,121

-4.2

4X4 TACOMA

4,417

5,208

-15.2

21,525

22,005

-1.4

TOTAL TACOMA

8,630

10,162

-15.1

42,550

44,126

-2.8

TUNDRA

8,491

6,414

32.4

37,597

30,919

22.6

TOTAL PICKUP

17,121

16,576

3.3

80,147

75,045

7.6

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. LT TRUCK

54,133

47,488

14.0

246,206

214,509

15.7

LX

216

315

-31.4

1,324

1,477

-9.6

GX

1,413

668

111.5

6,946

2,878

143.3

RX

9,116

7,462

22.2

36,012

32,614

11.3

TOTAL LEXUS LIGHT TRUCK

10,745

8,445

27.2

44,282

36,969

20.7

TOTAL TOYOTA LIGHT TRUCK

64,878

55,933

16.0

290,488

251,478

16.4

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.

140,597

135,661

3.6

615,840

565,609

9.7

TOTAL LEXUS

22,216

16,922

31.3

90,098

73,186

24.1

TOTAL TOYOTA

162,813

152,583

6.7

705,938

638,795

11.4

MEMO:







DOM. COROLLA

25,058

18,945

32.3

114,144

80,828

42.3

DOM. CAMRY

29,003

29,828

-2.8

124,678

120,292

4.5

DOM. RAV4

8,679

4,640

87.0

24,581

13,019

90.3

DOM. HIGHLANDER

5,663

0

N/A

26,802

0

N/A

DOM. PICKUP

17,121

16,576

3.3

80,147

75,045

7.6

DOM. RX

1,187

5,423

-78.1

22,231

21,725

3.1








SELLING DAYS

26

26


126

127























TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT CAR

24,749

31,444

-21.3

98,487

122,367

-18.9

LEXUS IMPORT CAR

11,471

8,477

35.3

45,816

36,217

27.5

TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT CARS

61,715

56,729

8.8

271,147

228,733

19.5

TOTAL TOYOTA CARS

97,935

96,650

1.3

415,450

387,317

8.1








TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT LT TRUCK

10,955

17,817

-38.5

76,346

85,563

-10.1

LEXUS IMPORT LT TRUCK

9,558

3,022

216.3

22,051

15,244

45.8

TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT LT TRUCK

43,178

29,671

45.5

169,860

128,946

32.8

LEXUS NA BUILT LT TRUCK

1,187

5,423

-78.1

22,231

21,725

3.1

TOTAL TOYOTA LT TRUCK

64,878

55,933

16.0

290,488

251,478

16.4








SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES

35,983

31,560

14.0

170,357

136,652

25.7

  Memo: Lexus Sport Utility

10,745

8,445

27.2

44,282

36,969

20.7








SMALL VANS

10,666

7,124

49.7

33,744

32,972

3.2

PICKUPS

17,121

16,576

3.3

80,147

75,045

7.6








* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES







COROLLA

25,058

18,945

32.3

114,144

80,828

42.3

CAMRY

29,003

29,828

-2.8

124,678

120,292

4.5

VENZA

4,625

4,745

-2.5

21,684

15,942

37.1

AVALON

3,029

3,211

-5.7

10,641

11,671

-8.1

SIENNA

10,666

7,124

49.7

33,744

32,972

3.2

RAV4

8,679

4,640

87.0

24,581

13,019

90.3

HIGHLANDER

5,663

0

N/A

26,802

0

N/A

PICKUP

17,121

16,576

3.3

80,147

75,045

7.6

SEQUOIA

1,049

1,331

-21.2

4,586

7,910

-41.6

RX

1,187

5,423

-78.1

22,231

21,725

3.1

TOTAL

106,080

91,823

15.5

463,238

379,404

23.1

N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL

65.2%

60.2%


65.6%

59.4%









SELLING DAYS

26

26


126

127


DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE









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