Toyota Canada sets new November Sales Record, up 10.4%

Hybrid vehicle sales leading the charge, up 21.2%

TORONTO, ONTARIO – December 3, 2018 – Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) reported another record sales month, with 18,731 units sold in November, up 10.4% compared to 2017.

Toyota Division posted sales of 16,787 vehicles, up 11.5% compared to last year for its best November yet, while Lexus Division posted sales of 1,944 vehicles, up 1.7% compared to last year for its best November yet.

“We’re seeing record numbers of Canadians buying our cars, trucks and electrified vehicles,” said Larry Hutchinson, President and CEO, Toyota Canada Inc. “We’d like to thank our customers for the continued trust and confidence they show in our products.” 

Hybrid vehicle sales continue to climb

As Canadians continue to turn to electrified vehicles, TCI continues to lead the way with record hybrid vehicle sales. TCI reported a record November for hybrid sales with 2,039 units sold, up 21.2% compared to 2017. Hybrid sales represented 10.9% of TCI’s total sales for the month.

Additional November Highlights:

  • TCI car sales of 6,631 units, up 8.9%
  • Corolla sales of 3,670 units, up 26.6%
  • Prius sales of 358 units, up 13.3%
  • TCI truck sales of 12,100 units, up 11.3% (new November record)
  • RAV4 sales of 4,720 units, up 22.8% (new November record)
  • Tacoma sales of 1,142 units, up 17.4%
  • Tundra sales of 998 units, up 13.2%


Please click here for full TCI November sales results.


About Toyota Canada Inc.

Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Toyota has sold over 8 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 eight million vehicles, popular Canadian models built at these facilities include Toyota RAV4, Toyota Corolla, Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid. Recent investments at its facilities in Ontario will allow for increased production of the top-selling Toyota RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid models.


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