Record Month for Canadian-made Toyota RAV4 Leads Toyota Canada Inc. to Best Ever April Truck Sales

Toyota Canada Inc. hybrid sales continue upward trajectory in April, with 14.3% increase

Toronto, Ontario, May 1, 2018 –  Led by the Canadian-made Toyota RAV4, Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) saw its best April to-date for truck sales, with 13,359 units sold, up 7.6% compared to 2017.


TCI saw a slight decline in overall sales during the month of April with 21,900 units sold, down 0.3% compared to last year.  The Toyota division reported sales of 19,493 vehicles, up 0.9% and the Lexus luxury division sold 2,407 units, down 9.2% compared to 2017.


Hybrid vehicle sales continue to grow

TCI continued to experience strong hybrid sales in April, with 2,129 units sold, up 14.3% compared to 2017. This number was bolstered by sales of the new Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid (361 units), as well as several other hybrid models in the Toyota lineup, including: the Toyota Prius (543 units in total, up 61.6%), the Toyota Camry hybrid (382 units, up 161.6%), and the Toyota RAV4 hybrid, which experienced record April sales of 609 units, up 5.5% compared to last year.


Additional April Highlights

  • Toyota brand hybrid sales of 1,993 units, up 19.5% (new April record)
  • Toyota Prius Prime sales of 361 units
  • Toyota Prius sales of 543 units (total), up 61.6%
  • Toyota Sienna sales of 1,647 units, up 30.6%
  • Toyota Tacoma sales of 1,108 units, up 11.6%
  • Toyota Tundra sales of 1,055 units, up 19.2%
  • Toyota RAV4 sales of 5,042, up 2.6% (new April record)
  • Toyota C-HR sales of 521 units


Please click here for full TCI April 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 287 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.



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