TORONTO, Ontario – June 1, 2023 – Record-setting electrified vehicles sales led the way for Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) in May, representing 47.4% of overall sales, or 10,309 units. Both Toyota and Lexus divisions saw record electrified vehicle uptake last month.
Electrified vehicles represented 56.3% of all Lexus units sold in May 2023, with NX Hybrid, NX PHEV, UXh and RX Hybrid all setting May sales records. Notably, May marked the start of sales of the RZ, the first BEV for the Lexus brand.
Electrified vehicles also represented 46.0% of all Toyota units sold in May 2023, led by record May sales for RAV4 Hybrid, RAV4 Prime and Corolla Hybrid.
Record May for Lexus
Lexus had a record month of May, selling 3,015 units, up 18.7% from May 2022. Toyota division sold 18,721 units, down 9.0% from May 2022.
Overall, TCI sold 21,736 vehicles in May 2023, down 5.9% from May 2022.
Made in Canada
Toyota and Lexus vehicles assembled in Canada led the way in May. Sales of the best-selling passenger vehicle in Canada, the Toyota RAV4, were up 5.0%, led by record May sales of the RAV4 Hybrid, up 40.7%. The Lexus NX and Lexus RX also saw record May sales, including records for their respective Hybrid versions.
About Toyota Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Toyota has sold over six million vehicles in Canada through a national network of 287 Toyota and Lexus dealerships. Toyota is dedicated to bringing safety, quality, dependability and reliability to the vehicles Canadians drive and the service they receive. TCI’s head office is in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax, and parts distribution centres in Clarington and Vancouver. Toyota also operates two manufacturing facilities in Canada. Having produced more than nine million vehicles, popular Canadian models built at these facilities include Toyota RAV4, Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid, as well as Lexus NX 250, NX 350 and NX 350h hybrid. The company has sold more than 19 million electrified vehicles worldwide and is the number one seller of electrified vehicles in Canada.
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