TORONTO, ON – August 3, 2011 – Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) today reported sales of 12,167 Toyota, Lexus and Scion cars, trucks and SUVs in July, 2011. TCI experienced rebounding sales in July which coincided with the ramp-up of North American built production. Although a decrease of 18.2% from July 2010, TCI July 2011 sales exceeded both May and June of this year. The company recorded a 6.1% month over month increase from June to July, against an estimated 14.2% decline in the total Canadian market over that same period.
 
Toyota sales in July 2011 (vs. July 2010)
 
Toyota sold 11,231 cars, trucks and SUVs in July, a decrease of 17.9%.
 
“With the return to 100 per cent production for most North American built vehicles, Toyota’s sales momentum has been increasing for the past two months,” said Tony Wearing, Managing Director, Toyota Canada Inc. “And with the launch of four all-new models this fall, we will have excellent selection and a lot of exciting new choices for Canadian drivers.
 
Lexus sales in July 2011 (vs. July 2010)
 
Lexus sold 936 luxury vehicles in July, a decrease of 22.1%.
 
Please click here for full Toyota Canada Inc. July 2011 sales results.
 
About Toyota Canada Inc.
 
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota, Lexus and Scion cars, SUVs and trucks. Toyota is the first full-line manufacturer to make all of the elements of the Star Safety System standard on every 2011 vehicle. The Star Safety System includes Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology (SST). TCI’s head office is in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto and Vancouver.