TORONTO, Ontario – October 3, 2023 – Record-setting electrified vehicles sales continue to grow in September for Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI), representing 47.0% of overall sales. Both Toyota and Lexus divisions reached September records for electrified vehicle uptake.
Electrified vehicles represented 45.0% of all Toyota units sold in September 2023, with record September sales for RAV4 Hybrid (up 205.9%), RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid (up 450.9%), and Corolla Hybrid (up 855.7%).
Electrified vehicles also represented 61.8% of all Lexus units sold in September 2023, with record September sales for NX Hybrid (up 26.5%), NX PHEV plug-in hybrid (up 39.6%) and RX Hybrid (up 203.9%).
A total of 5,644 Zero-Emission Vehicles (ZEV, comprising of EV, PHEV and FCEV) units were among the electrified Toyota and Lexus vehicles sold during Q3, including 2,144 ZEV units in September.
Strong month of September overall
Overall, TCI sold 21,354 vehicles in September 2023, up 29.5% from September 2022.
Toyota division sold 18,776 units, up 31.0% from September 2022.
Lexus division 2,578 units, up 19.7 % from September 2022.
Impressive Q3 despite inventory challenges
Overall, TCI sold 60,943 vehicles in Q3 2023, up 20.4% from Q3 2022.
Following record first half of the year, Lexus had a strong Q3, selling 7,825 units, up 22.2% from Q3 2022. Toyota division sold 53,118 units, up 20.1% from Q3 2022.
Toyota vehicles assembled in Canada led the way
September sales of the best-selling passenger vehicle in Canada, the Toyota RAV4, were up 28.5%, led by record September sales of the RAV4 Hybrid. Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada -made Lexus RX and Lexus NX also saw strong September sales, both led by record sales of their respective electrified versions.
This September, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) celebrated 20 years of assembling Lexus vehicles. On September 26, 2003, TMMC became the first plant outside Japan to manufacture a Lexus vehicle.
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.
# # #
Every effort has been made to ensure the product specifications, equipment, and content on this site are accurate based on information available at time of publishing. In some cases, certain changes in standard equipment or options may occur, which may not be reflected online. Toyota Canada reserves the rights to make these changes without notice or obligation.