• Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) hybrid vehicle sales up 45.1% for a new September record
• TCI truck sales continue to climb, setting a monthly best for the 21st straight month
TORONTO, ON, October 3, 2016 – Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) has reported another record month for hybrid vehicle and truck sales. Overall TCI sales were down slightly (0.5%) compared to last year, with a total of 19,233 Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicles sold in September. The Toyota division (including Scion) logged sales of 17,056 units, down 0.7% compared to 2015, while the Lexus division saw total sales of 2,177 units, up 0.4 % compared to last year.
Hybrid sales up 45.1%
TCI hybrid vehicle sales set a new September record, up 45.1% year-over-year, with a total of 1,574 hybrid units sold. With the RAV4 hybrid leading the way, Toyota brand hybrid sales were up 48.0% compared to last year, with 1,388 vehicles sold. Hybrid vehicles represented 8.2% of TCI’s total sales for the month.
Truck sales reach 21st straight monthly record
TCI’s September truck sales set a new record for the 21st straight month, with a total of 11,412 trucks sold, up 5.3% compared to last year. Led by RAV4 and Highlander, it was the best ever September for Toyota brand trucks, with 9,903 units sold, up 5.7% compared to 2015. Led by the RX, Lexus brand trucks also topped the previous September high with 1,509 vehicles sold, up 3.0% compared to last year.
Additional September 2016 highlights:
- Toyota RAV4, with 4,789 units sold (up 15.0%, new September record)
- Toyota Corolla, with 4,280 units sold (including first month’s sales of Corolla iM)
- Toyota Highlander sales, with 1,080 units sold (up 16.8%, new September record)
- Lexus RX, with 796 units sold (up 35.6%)
Please click here for full Toyota Canada Inc. September sales results.
About Toyota Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Toyota has sold over 5 million vehicles in Canada through a national network of 286 Toyota and Lexus dealerships. Toyota is dedicated to bringing safety, quality, dependability and reliability in the vehicles Canadians drive and the service they receive. TCI’s head office is located in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto and Vancouver. Toyota operates two manufacturing facilities in Canada. Having produced more than seven million vehicles, popular Canadian models built at these facilities include Toyota RAV4, Toyota Corolla, Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid.