September Sales Reflect Toyota’s Continued Growth

PR Newswire

Despite any reports to the con­trary, Toy­ota Motor Sales U.S.A. con­tin­ues to post high sales num­bers, and the Toy­ota Cam­ry is still the best-sell­ing car in Amer­i­ca.

Get the full pic­ture as Toy­ota records sales-per-day increas­es for Sep­tem­ber.

Toy­ota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today report­ed Sep­tem­ber 2013 sales results of 164,457 units, an increase of 4 per­cent over Sep­tem­ber 2012 on a dai­ly sell­ing rate (DSR) basis.  On a raw-vol­ume basis, unad­just­ed for 23 sell­ing days in Sep­tem­ber 2013 ver­sus 25 sell­ing days in Sep­tem­ber 2012, TMS sales decreased 4.3 per­cent from year-ago month.

Toy­ota Divi­sion post­ed Sep­tem­ber 2013 sales of 144,935 units, up 4 per­cent year-over-year on a DSR basis.  Vol­ume-wise, Toy­ota divi­sion sales decreased 4.3 per­cent over Sep­tem­ber 2012.

“Sep­tem­ber was a sol­id month for the auto indus­try despite two few­er sell­ing days,” said Bill Fay, Toy­ota Divi­sion group vice pres­i­dent and gen­er­al man­ag­er. “Indus­try fun­da­men­tals are strong as inter­est rates stay low and con­sumers remain con­fi­dent.”

Lexus report­ed Sep­tem­ber sales of 19,522 units, a 4.1 per­cent increase on a DSR basis and a 4.2 per­cent decrease on a raw vol­ume basis, both year-over-year.

“Sep­tem­ber was anoth­er good IS month, along with con­tin­ued healthy year to date results for RX, ES and LS,” said Jeff Brack­en, Lexus group vice pres­i­dent and gen­er­al man­ag­er.  “Addi­tion­al­ly, we antic­i­pate a strong final quar­ter pace to close out the 2013 cal­en­dar year.”

Oth­er High­lights:

  • All-new Corol­la posts sales of 23,251 units
  • Cam­ry is best-sell­ing car in Amer­i­ca with sales of almost 32,000 units
  • All-new Aval­on posts triple-dig­it gains for sev­enth month in a row
  • TMS hybrids retains more than half of the mar­ket with sales of near­ly 23,500 units
  • Prius fam­i­ly records sales of 15,890 units
  • All-new RAV4 increas­es 15.5 per­cent with a best-ever Sep­tem­ber
  • Sien­na up 4.5 per­cent with sales of more than 9,000 units
  • Toy­ota divi­sion pick­ups post sales of more than 20,000 units
  • All-new Lexus IS up more than 42 per­cent
  • Lexus LS up more than 36 per­cent
  • Lexus ES is vol­ume car leader with sales of 4,866 units
  • Lexus RX up almost 8 per­cent with sales of 7,601 units






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