TORONTO, Ontario – MAY 3, 2021 –Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) reported its second consecutive month of record sales for its Lexus luxury division, with 2,695 units sold, led by sales of the Lexus UX, NX and RX.
TCI reported overall sales of 23,481 vehicles for the month with the Toyota division selling 20,786 units. Despite the difficulties faced by showrooms last year, it is significant that April 2021 saw sales climb by 1.1% over April of 2019.
The record month in sales for TCI trucks and SUVs were led by the Toyota RAV4 (7,920 units sold), Highlander (1,827 units sold), Tacoma (1,884 units sold) and C-HR (835 units sold).
TCI’s electrified vehicles set a record for the fourth consecutive month with 7,170 units sold in April, led by sales of the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, Highlander Hybrid, Sienna and Prius Prime.
For the second month in a row, electrified vehicles accounted for more than 30% of TCI’s overall sales (30.5%) in April, further illustrating the increased consumer adoption of alternative powertrains in Canada, and Toyota’s commitment to electrification.
Additional April Highlights:
- Lexus UX sales of 377 units (best month ever)
- Lexus NX sales of 797 units (new April record)
- Lexus RX sales of 904 units (up 3.2% vs. April 2019)
- Toyota RAV4 sales of 7,920 units (best month ever)
- Toyota Highlander sales of 1,827 units (new April record)
- Toyota Tacoma sales of 1,884 units(new April record)
- Toyota C-HR sales of 835 units(new April record)
- Toyota Prius sales of 616 units (new April record)
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 286 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 inToronto, 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. Recent investments at its facilities in Ontario will allow for increased production of the top-selling Toyota RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid models for the North American market.
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