Toyota Motor Sales Reports August 2016 Sales

  • Toyota Division light trucks posts year-to-date sales record
  • Highlander and 4Runner post double-digit gains
  • Lexus posts best-ever LUV sales for the month and year-to-date

TORRANCE, Calif.--()--Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported August 2016 sales of 213,125 units, a decrease of 5 percent from August 2015 on a volume basis. With the same amount of selling days in August 2016 compared to August 2015, sales were down 5 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.

Toyota division posted August sales of 182,187 units, down 4.6 percent on a volume basis and DSR basis.

“Coming off the strongest SAAR of the year at 17.9M units in July, the industry took a bit of a step back in August,” said Bill Fay, group vice president and general manager, Toyota division. “RAV4, 4Runner and Highlander all recorded strong year-over-year growth for the month, keeping Toyota Division light truck sales on track for another record year.”

Lexus posted August sales of 30,938 units, down 7.6 percent on a volume basis and DSR basis.

“Lexus luxury utility vehicle sales reached new heights in August, with a record NX sales month helping lead our brand to its best-ever year-to-date sales performance for our LUV lineup,” said Jeff Bracken, Lexus division group vice president and general manager. “With improving supply on our LUV’s for the remainder of the year, we are looking for a strong close to 2016.”

August 2016 Highlights

  • Corolla posts sales of 30,741 units
  • Camry posts August sales of 32,864 units
  • Toyota Division light trucks up 1.6 percent; posts year-to-date sales record
  • RAV4 sales rose 8.6 percent
  • Highlander posts sales of 14,966 units, up 12.2 percent
  • 4Runner up more than 15 percent
  • Land Cruiser up almost 65 percent in August
  • TCUV posts best-ever sales for the second consecutive month
  • Lexus LUVs post best-ever August and year-to-date sales
  • NX up 21.6 percent in August with sales of 5,407 units; best month ever
  • GX up more than 12 percent for the month
  • LX up 95.6 percent in August
  • Lexus L/Certified posts best-ever August

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

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TOYOTA U.S. SALES SUMMARY
August, 2016
               
-- CURRENT MONTH -- -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --
DSR % VOL % DSR % VOL %
    2016   2015   CHG   CHG   2016   2015   CHG   CHG
TOTAL TOYOTA 213,125 224,381 -5.0 -5.0 1,625,158 1,673,002 -2.9 -2.9
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. 182,187 190,894 -4.6 -4.6 1,414,766 1,450,851 -2.5 -2.5
TOTAL LEXUS   30,938   33,487   -7.6   -7.6   210,392   222,151   -5.3   -5.3
 
YARIS 440 858 -48.7 -48.7 7,818 14,949 -47.7 -47.7
COROLLA 30,741 31,726 -3.1 -3.1 244,651 252,106 -3.0 -3.0
MIRAI 371 0

N/A

N/A

641 0

N/A

N/A

PRIUS 12,984 17,757 -26.9 -26.9 93,083 125,830 -26.0 -26.0
CAMRY 32,864 37,592 -12.6 -12.6 266,746 291,843 -8.6 -8.6
AVALON 4,116 5,491 -25.0 -25.0 31,184 39,490 -21.0 -21.0
SCION FR-S 638 960 -33.5 -33.5 5,103 7,766 -34.3 -34.3
SCION iA 2,515 0

N/A

N/A

21,949 0

N/A

N/A

SCION iM 1,397 0

N/A

N/A

12,079 0

N/A

N/A

SCION iQ 0 9 -100.0 -100.0 6 458 -98.7 -98.7
SCION xD 1 16 -93.8

-93.8

9 766 -98.8 -98.8
SCION xB 14 1,376 -99.0 -99.0 2,672 11,384 -76.5 -76.5
SCION tC 1,062 1,534 -30.8 -30.8 7,952 12,317 -35.4 -35.4
TOTAL SCION 5,627 3,895 44.5 44.5 49,770 32,691 52.2 52.2
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. CAR   87,143   97,319   -10.5   -10.5   693,893   756,909   -8.3   -8.3
 
CT 819 1,504 -45.5 -45.5 6,183 10,001 -38.2 -38.2
IS 3,525 4,537 -22.3 -22.3 24,085 32,237 -25.3 -25.3
RC 1,065 1,337 -20.3 -20.3 7,334 9,299 -21.1 -21.1
ES 5,840 7,286 -19.8 -19.8 39,230 41,767 -6.1 -6.1
GS 1,228 1,795 -31.6 -31.6 9,898 14,638 -32.4 -32.4
LS 457 532 -14.1 -14.1 3,768 4,864 -22.5 -22.5
LFA 0 1 -100.0 -100.0 6 7 -14.3 -14.3
TOTAL LEXUS CAR   12,934   16,992   -23.9   -23.9   90,504   112,813   -19.8   -19.8
TOTAL TOYOTA CAR   100,077   114,311   -12.5   -12.5   784,397   869,722   -9.8   -9.8
 
RAV4 33,171 30,534 8.6 8.6 230,942 200,818 15.0 15.0
FJ CRUISER 0 2 -100.0 -100.0 8 223 -96.4 -96.4
VENZA 11 2,147 -99.5 -99.5 574 17,573 -96.7 -96.7
HIGHLANDER 14,966 13,333 12.2 12.2 112,108 104,448 7.3 7.3
4RUNNER 10,191 8,811 15.7 15.7 74,240 63,396 17.1 17.1
SIENNA 10,282 11,249 -8.6 -8.6 90,241 94,046 -4.0 -4.0
SEQUOIA 905 1,048 -13.6 -13.6 8,227 8,155 0.9 0.9
LAND CRUISER 270 164 64.6 64.6 2,230 1,637 36.2 36.2
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. SUV   59,514   56,039   6.2   6.2   428,329   396,250   8.1   8.1
 
TACOMA 15,373 16,230 -5.3 -5.3 126,988 122,064 4.0 4.0
TUNDRA 9,875 10,057 -1.8 -1.8 75,315 81,582 -7.7 -7.7
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. PICKUP   25,248   26,287   -4.0   -4.0   202,303   203,646   -0.7   -0.7
TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. TRUCK   95,044   93,575   1.6   1.6   720,873   693,942   3.9   3.9
 
NX 5,407 4,448 21.6 21.6 33,386 28,834 15.8 15.8
RX 9,701 9,620 0.8 0.8 67,635 62,163 8.8 8.8
GX 2,493 2,221 12.2 12.2 15,561 16,249 -4.2 -4.2
LX 403 206 95.6 95.6 3,306 2,092 58.0 58.0
TOTAL LEXUS TRUCK   18,004   16,495   9.1   9.1   119,888   109,338   9.6   9.6
TOTAL TOYOTA TRUCK   113,048   110,070   2.7   2.7   840,761   803,280   4.7   4.7
 
SELLING DAYS   26   26           204   204        
DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE
 
 
TOYOTA U.S. SALES SUMMARY
August, 2016
 
-- CURRENT MONTH -- -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --
DSR % VOL % DSR % VOL %
    2016   2015   CHG   CHG   2016   2015   CHG   CHG
* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES
 
COROLLA 30,741 31,726 -3.1 -3.1 244,651 252,106 -3.0 -3.0
CAMRY 32,864 37,576 -12.5 -12.5 266,681 291,709 -8.6 -8.6
AVALON 4,116 5,491 -25.0 -25.0 31,184 39,490 -21.0 -21.0
SCION iA 2,515 0

N/A

N/A

21,949 0

N/A

N/A

RAV4 15,956 14,464 10.3 10.3 125,103 128,833 -2.9

-2.9

VENZA 11 2,147 -99.5 -99.5 574 17,573 -96.7 -96.7
HIGHLANDER 14,966 12,956 15.5 15.5 109,930 102,009 7.8 7.8
SIENNA 10,282 11,249 -8.6 -8.6 90,241 94,046 -4.0 -4.0
SEQUOIA 905 1,048 -13.6 -13.6 8,227 8,155 0.9 0.9
TACOMA 15,373 16,230 -5.3 -5.3 126,988 122,064 4.0 4.0
TUNDRA 9,875 10,057 -1.8 -1.8 75,315 81,582 -7.7 -7.7
 
ES 4,429 0

N/A

N/A

23,920 0

N/A

N/A

RX 9,345 9,037 3.4 3.4 63,890 59,017 8.3 8.3
 
TOTAL 151,378 151,981 -0.4 -0.4 1,188,653 1,196,584 -0.7 -0.7
N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL   71.0%   67.7%           73.1%   71.5%        
 
TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT CAR 16,907 22,526 -24.9 -24.9 129,428 173,604 -25.4 -25.4
LEXUS IMPORT CAR 8,505 16,992 -49.9 -49.9 66,584 112,813 -41.0 -41.0
TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT CARS 70,236 74,793 -6.1 -6.1 564,465 583,305 -3.2 -3.2
LEXUS NA BUILT CARS 4,429 0

N/A

N/A

23,920 0

N/A

N/A

TOTAL TOYOTA CARS   100,077   114,311   -12.5   -12.5   784,397   869,722   -9.8   -9.8
 
TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT TRUCK 27,676 25,424 8.9 8.9 184,495 139,680 32.1 32.1
LEXUS IMPORT TRUCK 8,659 7,458 16.1 16.1 55,998 50,321 11.3 11.3
TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT TRUCK 67,368 68,151 -1.1 -1.1 536,378 554,262 -3.2 -3.2
LEXUS NA BUILT TRUCK 9,345 9,037 3.4 3.4 63,890 59,017 8.3 8.3
TOTAL TOYOTA TRUCK   113,048   110,070   2.7   2.7   840,761   803,280   4.7   4.7
 
SELLING DAYS   26   26           204   204        
DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE
 
 
--CURRENT MONTH-- --CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE--
Memo: 2016 2015 DSR % 2016 2015 DSR %
Toyota Prius Sedan 10,177 10,450 -2.6% 68,582 75,826 -9.6%
Toyota Prius V (only) 1,346 3,119 -56.8% 10,019 19,904 -49.7%
Toyota Prius C (only) 1,459 3,844 -62.0% 14,434 26,282 -45.1%
Toyota Prius Phv (only) 2 344 -99.4% 48 3,818 -98.7%
Toyota Rav4 Hybrid 4,919 0 NA 28,838 0 NA

Contacts

Toyota Business Communications
Amanda Rice, (310) 468-1745
Aaron Fowles, (469) 292-1097
or
Lexus Public Relations
Moe Durand, (310) 468-1601
or
Media Web sites:
http://www.toyotanewsroom.com
http://www.lexusnewsroom.com
http://www.scionnewsroom.com

Contacts

Toyota Business Communications
Amanda Rice, (310) 468-1745
Aaron Fowles, (469) 292-1097
or
Lexus Public Relations
Moe Durand, (310) 468-1601
or
Media Web sites:
http://www.toyotanewsroom.com
http://www.lexusnewsroom.com
http://www.scionnewsroom.com