TOYOTA MOTOR SALES REPORTS OCTOBER 2016 SALES
November 1, 2016 by Toyota
• TMS posts best-ever light truck sales for the month
• Toyota expects to retain No. 1 retail brand crown in October
• Lexus posts record October LUV sales
TORRANCE, Calif. (November 1, 2016)
– Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported October 2016 sales of 186,295 units, a decrease of 8.7 percent from October 2015 on a volume basis. With two fewer selling days in October 2016 compared to October 2015, sales were down 1.7 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.
Toyota Division posted October sales of 161,492 units, down 9.1 percent on a volume basis and 2.1 on a DSR basis.
'Light trucks remained the hottest segment for the industry in October,' said Bill Fay, group vice president and general manager of the Toyota Division. 'With best-ever October Highlander sales, combined with solid RAV4, Corolla, and Camry results, we expect to keep Toyota the number one retail brand.'
Lexus posted October sales of 24,803 units, down 6.2 percent on a volume basis and up 1 percent on a DSR basis.
'Lexus luxury utility vehicles lead sales volume for the brand, with both the NX and the LUV lineup seeing their best-ever Octobers,' said Jeff Bracken, Lexus Division group vice president and general manager. 'As we get ready to kick off our annual December to Remember sales campaign in the coming weeks with robust inventory, we expect to close out the year strong, retaining retail luxury leadership for 2016.'
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Camry posts October sales of 29,562 units
TMS light trucks post best-ever sales for the month
Toyota Division light trucks up 6.6 percent on a DSR basis
Toyota Division SUV up nearly 10 percent on a DSR basis
Highlander up 32.7 percent; posts best-ever October
4Runner sales were flat for the month on a volume basis; up 7 percent on a DSR basis
Land Cruiser up 87.6 percent
Toyota Division pickups up 2.7 percent on a volume basis; up almost 11 percent on a DSR basis
Tacoma up 4.2 percent; up 12.2 percent on a DSR basis
Tundra sales were flat for the month on a volume basis; up nearly 8 percent on a DSR basis
TCUV posts best-ever sales for the month
L/Certified by Lexus posts best-ever October sales
Lexus LUVs up 6.1 percent; posts best-ever October sales
NX up almost 26 percent; posts best-ever October
LX up almost 162 percent in October
GS up almost 8 percent
*Note: Unless otherwise stated, all figures reflect unadjusted raw sales volume
Corolla Sedan up 2 percent