Toyota Reports September Sales

Oct 01, 2010, 13:22 ET from Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported September sales of 147,162 units.  With equal selling days in September 2009 and September 2010, sales were up 16.8 percent over the year-ago month on a daily selling rate and unadjusted raw volume basis.

Toyota Division recorded sales of 130,214 vehicles, an increase of 20.5 percent over the year-ago month. Lexus reported sales of 16,948 units for the month, down 5.5 percent from September 2009.

Toyota Division

Toyota Division passenger cars recorded sales of 75,670 units, an increase of 8.5 percent over last September.  Toyota sales were led by Camry and Camry Hybrid, which posted combined monthly sales of 30,769 units, up 19.5 percent from September 2009.  Up 48.7 percent over the year-ago month, Yaris recorded sales of 2,835 units.  Corolla recorded sales of 21,060 units, up 1.5 percent over the same period last year.  The Prius mid-size gas-electric hybrid reported sales of 11,394 units, up 3.7 percent over the year-ago month.  Avalon posted sales of 2,504 units, up 29.1 percent over September 2009.

Toyota Division light trucks posted sales of 54,544 units in September, up 42.3 percent over the same period last year.  Light truck sales were led by the RAV4 compact SUV, which recorded monthly sales of 14,685 units, up 41.2 percent over September 2009.  Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined sales of 7,824 units for the month, up 50.0 percent over the year-ago month.  4Runner posted sales of 3,577 units for the month. The Tundra full-size pickup recorded sales of 6,923 units, up 9.7 percent over the same period last year.  The Tacoma mid-size pickup posted sales of 8,874 units for the month, up 18.1 percent over September 2009.  The Sienna minivan reported sales of 9,920, up 54.0 percent over last September.

Scion posted September sales of 3,562 units.  The xB urban utility vehicle led the way with sales of 1,687 units, up 9.6 percent over last September.  The tC sports coupe posted September sales of 981 units. The xD reported sales of 894 units for the month.

Lexus Division

Lexus reported passenger car sales of 8,135 units, down 8.9 percent from the year-ago month.  Lexus passenger car sales were led by the ES entry luxury sedan which posted sales of 3,697 units.  The IS line-up reported combined sales of 2,447 units.

Lexus light trucks recorded sales of 8,813 units, down 2.2 percent from last September.  Lexus Division sales were led by the RX 350 and RX 450h, which reported combined September sales of 7,420 units.  With September sales of 1,054 units, GX mid-size luxury utility vehicle posted a gain of 122.8 percent over the same period last year.

TMS Hybrids

TMS posted September sales of 14,871 hybrid vehicles, up 2.0 percent over the year-ago month.  Toyota Division posted sales of 13,021 hybrids for the month.  Lexus Division reported sales of 1,850 hybrids in September

There were 25 selling days in September 2009 and 2010.

TOYOTA  RETAIL  SALES

(INCLUDES FLEET & HAWAII)

September, 2010









 ----- CURRENT MONTH -----

       -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --




DSR %



DSR %


2010

2009

CHG

2010

2009

CHG








YARIS

2,835

1,907

48.7

31,793

50,785

-37.1

COROLLA

21,060

20,741

1.5

209,186

215,038

-2.3

CAMRY

30,769

25,745

19.5

250,830

264,357

-4.7

VENZA

3,546

4,738

-25.2

36,410

39,416

-7.2

AVALON

2,504

1,939

29.1

21,305

19,878

7.6

PRIUS

11,394

10,984

3.7

103,334

104,794

-1.0

SCION xB

1,687

1,539

9.6

15,803

20,531

-22.7

SCION tC

981

1,232

-20.4

9,829

15,028

-34.3

SCION xD

894

912

-2.0

7,602

11,686

-34.7

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. PASS. CAR

75,670

69,737

8.5

686,092

741,518

-7.1

ES

3,697

3,046

21.4

33,960

33,431

2.0

HS

711

1,242

-42.8

7,962

1,785

348.0

LS

712

777

-8.4

8,287

7,388

12.7

SC

26

19

36.8

283

595

-52.2

GS

542

501

8.2

5,239

5,277

-0.3

IS

2,447

3,346

-26.9

24,694

27,911

-11.1

TOTAL LEXUS PASS. CAR

8,135

8,931

-8.9

80,425

76,387

5.7

TOTAL TOYOTA PASS. CAR

83,805

78,668

6.5

766,517

817,905

-5.9

SIENNA

9,920

6,442

54.0

72,131

59,772

21.2

RAV4

14,685

10,398

41.2

126,391

106,863

18.8

FJ CRUISER

1,424

413

244.8

11,350

8,381

36.0

4RUNNER

3,577

666

437.1

33,177

13,127

153.8

HIGHLANDER

7,824

5,216

50.0

63,030

61,484

3.0

LAND CRUISER

109

233

-53.2

1,278

1,747

-26.5

SEQUOIA

1,208

1,150

5.0

9,200

11,752

-21.4

TOTAL SUV

28,827

18,076

59.5

244,426

203,354

20.7

4X2 TACOMA

3,957

3,567

10.9

36,991

42,739

-13.1

4X4 TACOMA

4,917

3,946

24.6

40,593

43,034

-5.3

TOTAL TACOMA

8,874

7,513

18.1

77,584

85,773

-9.2

TUNDRA

6,923

6,308

9.7

68,645

56,599

21.8

TOTAL PICKUP

15,797

13,821

14.3

146,229

142,372

3.2

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. LT TRUCK

54,544

38,339

42.3

462,786

405,498

14.6

LX

339

307

10.4

2,595

2,513

3.7

GX

1,054

473

122.8

11,522

5,183

123.3

RX

7,420

8,228

-9.8

67,896

65,325

4.4

TOTAL LEXUS LIGHT TRUCK

8,813

9,008

-2.2

82,013

73,021

12.8

TOTAL TOYOTA LIGHT TRUCK

63,357

47,347

33.8

544,799

478,519

14.4

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.

130,214

108,076

20.5

1,148,878

1,147,016

0.6

TOTAL LEXUS

16,948

17,939

-5.5

162,438

149,408

9.2

TOTAL TOYOTA

147,162

126,015

16.8

1,311,316

1,296,424

1.6

MEMO:







DOM. COROLLA

13,866

20,430

-32.1

183,253

184,407

-0.2

DOM. CAMRY

30,518

25,384

20.2

248,702

255,239

-2.1

DOM. RAV4

11,161

4,656

139.7

68,039

31,155

119.3

DOM. HIGHLANDER

4,841

0

N/A

47,260

0

N/A

DOM. PICKUP

15,797

13,821

14.3

146,229

142,372

3.2

DOM. RX

5,566

5,631

-1.2

52,240

43,612

20.3








SELLING DAYS

25

25


228

229























TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT CAR

25,236

17,246

46.3

196,422

242,578

-18.7

LEXUS IMPORT CAR

8,135

8,931

-8.9

80,425

76,387

5.7

TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT CARS

50,434

52,491

-3.9

489,670

498,940

-1.4

TOTAL TOYOTA CARS

83,805

78,668

6.5

766,517

817,905

-5.9








TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT LT TRUCK

11,617

12,270

-5.3

119,927

160,447

-24.9

LEXUS IMPORT LT TRUCK

3,247

3,377

-3.8

29,773

29,409

1.7

TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT LT TRUCK

42,927

26,069

64.7

342,859

245,051

40.5

LEXUS NA BUILT LT TRUCK

5,566

5,631

-1.2

52,240

43,612

20.3

TOTAL TOYOTA LT TRUCK

63,357

47,347

33.8

544,799

478,519

14.4








SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES

36,216

26,671

35.8

315,089

267,994

18.1

  Memo: Lexus Sport Utility

8,813

9,008

-2.2

82,013

73,021

12.8








SMALL VANS

9,920

6,442

54.0

72,131

59,772

21.2

PICKUPS

15,797

13,821

14.3

146,229

142,372

3.2








* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES







COROLLA

13,866

20,430

-32.1

183,253

184,407

-0.2

CAMRY

30,518

25,384

20.2

248,702

255,239

-2.1

VENZA

3,546

4,738

-25.2

36,410

39,416

-7.2

AVALON

2,504

1,939

29.1

21,305

19,878

7.6

SIENNA

9,920

6,442

54.0

72,131

59,772

21.2

RAV4

11,161

4,656

139.7

68,039

31,155

119.3

HIGHLANDER

4,841

0

N/A

47,260

0

N/A

PICKUP

15,797

13,821

14.3

146,229

142,372

3.2

SEQUOIA

1,208

1,150

5.0

9,200

11,752

-21.4

RX

5,566

5,631

-1.2

52,240

43,612

20.3

TOTAL

98,927

84,191

17.5

884,769

787,603

12.8

N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL

67.2%

66.8%


67.5%

60.8%









SELLING DAYS

25

25


228

229


DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE









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