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

TMS no. 1 retail manufacturer; Camry, Corolla and Prius post double-digit gains

TORRANCE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported May 2014 sales results of 243,236 units, an increase of 12.6 percent from May 2013 on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 27 selling days in May 2014 versus 26 selling days in May 2013, TMS sales increased 17 percent from year-ago month.

Toyota division posted May 2014 sales of 216,315 units, up 12.2 percent year-over-year on a DSR basis. Volume-wise, Toyota division sales increased 16.5 percent over May 2013.

"Industry sales in May soared as consumer confidence improved and demand for new vehicles continued to strengthen," said Bill Fay, Toyota division group vice president and general manager. "Toyota had its best month in six years led by strong Camry, Corolla and Hybrid sales."

Lexus reported May sales of 26,921 units, a 16.6 percent increase on a DSR basis and a 21.1 percent increase on a raw-volume basis, both year-over-year.

"The luxury vehicle market has been outperforming the overall industry so far this year and that continued in May," said Jeff Bracken, Lexus group vice president and general manager. "Lexus results during the month were up 21 percent as sales of our newest models, the IS and GX, more than doubled, and our core models, the ES and RX, also showed solid gains."

Other Highlights:

  • Camry up over 26 percent with sales of almost 50,000 units
  • All-new Corolla up 30.8 percent, best month since August 2009
  • TMS hybrids up over 9 percent
  • Prius up 14 percent with sales of 26,793 units
  • Toyota division trucks up 11 percent
  • All-new RAV4 leads trucks with sales of 23,465 units, up 13 percent
  • All-new Highlander posts sales of 12,329 units
  • 4Runner up 70 percent
  • Sienna up nearly 13 percent
  • Toyota pickups post sales of 25,267 units
  • All-new Tundra up 14.5 percent
  • Tacoma posts sales of nearly 14,000 units
  • Lexus up over 21 percent
  • All-new Lexus IS posts triple-digit gains for the sixth month in a row
  • All-new Lexus ES up nearly 11 percent
  • Lexus luxury utility vehicles up 20.2 percent
  • Lexus RX up 8.7 percent
  • Lexus GX posts triple-digit gains for the seventh month in a row

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

About Toyota
Toyota (NYSE:TM), the world's top automaker and creator of the Prius, is committed to building vehicles for the way people live through our Toyota, Lexus and Scion brands.  Over the past 50 years, we've built more than 25 million cars and trucks in North America, where we operate 14 manufacturing plants (10 in the U.S.) and directly employ more than 40,000 people (more than 32,000 in the U.S.).  Our 1,800 North American dealerships (1,500 in the U.S.) sold more than 2.5 million cars and trucks (more than 2.2 million in the U.S.) in 2013 – and about 80 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold over the past 20 years are still on the road today.  

Toyota partners with philanthropic organizations across the country, with a focus on education, safety and the environment.  As part of this commitment, we share the company's extensive know-how garnered from building great cars and trucks to help community organizations and other nonprofits expand their ability to do good. For more information about Toyota, visit www.toyotanewsroom.com.   

 

TOYOTA  U.S. SALES SUMMARY

May, 2014











-- CURRENT MONTH --


-- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --





DSR %

VOL % 



DSR %

VOL % 


2014

2013

CHG

CHG 

2014

2013

CHG

CHG 

TOTAL TOYOTA

243,236

207,952

12.6

17.0

963,893

913,556

4.7

5.5

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.

216,315

185,723

12.2

16.5

848,722

816,496

3.1

3.9

TOTAL LEXUS

26,921

22,229

16.6

21.1

115,171

97,060

17.7

18.7










YARIS

1,616

1,778

-12.5

-9.1

7,210

11,179

-36.0

-35.5

COROLLA

36,611

27,997

25.9

30.8

143,409

132,514

7.4

8.2

PRIUS

26,793

23,522

9.7

13.9

88,452

99,135

-11.5

-10.8

CAMRY

49,584

39,216

21.8

26.4

181,876

171,756

5.1

5.9

AVALON

7,324

7,099

-0.7

3.2

26,426

30,945

-15.3

-14.6

SCION FR-S

1,664

1,937

-17.3

-14.1

6,534

8,206

-21.0

-20.4

SCION iQ

241

526

-55.9

-54.2

1,028

1,919

-46.8

-46.4

SCION xD

823

807

-1.8

2.0

3,608

3,544

1.0

1.8

SCION xB

1,532

1,740

-15.2

-12.0

7,000

7,875

-11.8

-11.1

SCION tC

1,921

1,576

17.4

21.9

7,854

7,116

9.5

10.4

TOTAL SCION

6,181

6,586

-9.6

-6.1

26,024

28,660

-9.9

-9.2

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. CAR

128,109

106,198

16.2

20.6

473,397

474,189

-0.9

-0.2










CT

1,762

1,623

4.5

8.6

6,816

6,039

12.0

12.9

HS

0

0

N/A

N/A

0

2

-100.0

-100.0

IS

4,403

1,897

123.5

132.1

19,641

8,867

119.8

121.5

ES

6,523

5,890

6.6

10.7

27,662

27,813

-1.3

-0.5

GS

1,753

2,015

-16.2

-13.0

8,611

7,340

16.4

17.3

LS

693

996

-33.0

-30.4

3,372

4,556

-26.6

-26.0

LFA

1

1

-3.7

0.0

10

16

-38.0

-37.5

TOTAL LEXUS CAR

15,135

12,422

17.3

21.8

66,112

54,633

20.1

21.0

TOTAL TOYOTA CAR

143,244

118,620

16.3

20.8

539,509

528,822

1.2

2.0










RAV4

23,465

20,780

8.7

12.9

95,363

80,734

17.2

18.1

FJ CRUISER

1,611

1,599

-3.0

0.8

7,116

5,212

35.5

36.5

VENZA

3,324

3,359

-4.7

-1.0

13,932

17,737

-22.1

-21.5

HIGHLANDER

12,329

11,360

4.5

8.5

60,583

50,681

18.6

19.5

4RUNNER

7,550

4,443

63.6

69.9

29,532

21,362

37.2

38.2

SIENNA

13,330

11,837

8.4

12.6

50,551

50,837

-1.3

-0.6

SEQUOIA

1,068

1,202

-14.4

-11.1

4,957

5,548

-11.4

-10.7

LAND CRUISER

262

268

-5.9

-2.2

1,305

1,225

5.7

6.5

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. SUV

49,609

43,011

11.1

15.3

212,788

182,499

15.7

16.6










TACOMA

13,876

14,727

-9.3

-5.8

62,976

67,165

-7.0

-6.2

TUNDRA

11,391

9,950

10.2

14.5

49,010

41,806

16.3

17.2

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. PICKUP

25,267

24,677

-1.4

2.4

111,986

108,971

2.0

2.8

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. TRUCK

88,206

79,525

6.8

10.9

375,325

342,307

8.8

9.6










RX

9,476

8,714

4.7

8.7

38,838

37,171

3.7

4.5

GX

1,958

745

153.1

162.8

8,504

3,531

139.0

140.8

LX

352

348

-2.6

1.1

1,717

1,725

-1.2

-0.5

TOTAL LEXUS TRUCK

11,786

9,807

15.7

20.2

49,059

42,427

14.7

15.6

TOTAL TOYOTA TRUCK

99,992

89,332

7.8

11.9

424,384

384,734

9.4

10.3










SELLING DAYS

27

26



128

127



DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE









TOYOTA  U.S. SALES SUMMARY

May, 2014











-- CURRENT MONTH --


-- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --





DSR %

VOL % 



DSR %

VOL % 


2014

2013

CHG

CHG 

2014

2013

CHG

CHG 

* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES

















COROLLA

36,607

27,952

26.1

31.0

143,345

132,276

7.5

8.4

CAMRY

49,557

39,144

21.9

26.6

181,807

171,632

5.1

5.9

AVALON

7,324

7,099

-0.7

3.2

26,426

30,945

-15.3

-14.6

RAV4

15,121

14,479

0.6

4.4

68,141

54,840

23.3

24.3

VENZA

3,324

3,359

-4.7

-1.0

13,932

17,737

-22.1

-21.5

HIGHLANDER

11,928

10,794

6.4

10.5

59,041

48,112

21.8

22.7

SIENNA

13,330

11,837

8.4

12.6

50,551

50,837

-1.3

-0.6

SEQUOIA

1,068

1,202

-14.4

-11.1

4,957

5,548

-11.4

-10.7

TACOMA

13,876

14,727

-9.3

-5.8

62,976

67,165

-7.0

-6.2

TUNDRA

11,391

9,950

10.2

14.5

49,010

41,806

16.3

17.2










RX

7,669

7,693

-4.0

-0.3

29,468

31,989

-8.6

-7.9










TOTAL

171,195

148,236

11.2

15.5

689,654

652,887

4.8

5.6

N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL

70.4%

71.3%



71.5%

71.5%












TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT CAR

34,621

32,003

4.2

8.2

121,819

139,336

-13.3

-12.6

LEXUS IMPORT CAR

15,135

12,422

17.3

21.8

66,112

54,633

20.1

21.0

TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT CARS

93,488

74,195

21.3

26.0

351,578

334,853

4.2

5.0

TOTAL TOYOTA CARS

143,244

118,620

16.3

20.8

539,509

528,822

1.2

2.0










TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT TRUCK

18,168

13,177

32.8

37.9

66,717

56,262

17.7

18.6

LEXUS IMPORT TRUCK

4,117

2,114

87.5

94.7

19,591

10,438

86.2

87.7

TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT TRUCK

70,038

66,348

1.7

5.6

308,608

286,045

7.0

7.9

LEXUS NA BUILT TRUCK

7,669

7,693

-4.0

-0.3

29,468

31,989

-8.6

-7.9

TOTAL TOYOTA TRUCK

99,992

89,332

7.8

11.9

424,384

384,734

9.4

10.3










SELLING DAYS

27

26



128

127



DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE



















--CURRENT MONTH--



--CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE--


Memo:

2014

2013

DSR % 


2014

2013

DSR % 


Toyota Prius Sedan

15,944

15,330

0.2%


51,760

62,743

-18.1%


Toyota Prius V (only)

3,567

3,732

-8.0%


11,971

15,629

-24.0%


Toyota Prius C (only)

4,590

3,782

16.9%


16,992

17,133

-1.6%


Toyota Prius Phv (only)

2,692

678

282.3%


7,729

3,630

111.3%


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