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TORRANCE, Calif. (July 1, 2011) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported June 2011 sales results of 110,937 units, a decrease of 24.1 percent compared to the same period last year, on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. On a raw volume basis, unadjusted for 26 selling days in June 2011 compared to 25 selling days in June 2010, TMS sales were down 21.1 percent from the year-ago month.
The Toyota Division posted June total sales of 100,164 units, a decrease of 21.9 percent on a DSR basis from June 2010. On a raw volume basis, Toyota Division sales were down 18.7 percent from the year-ago month. The Lexus Division reported total sales of 10,773 units, down 40.2 percent from June 2010 on a DSR basis. Volume-wise, Lexus Division sales were down 37.8 percent compared to the same period last year.
For the first half of the year, TMS reported sales of 812,788 units. With 152 selling days in the first half of 2011, compared to 151 selling days during the first half of 2010, sales were down 4.6 percent on a DSR basis from the same period last year. On a raw volume basis, unadjusted for one extra selling day in 2011, sales were down 3.9 percent during the first half of the year.
“We can't say enough about the remarkable efforts our team members and suppliers have made here in the U.S. and in Japan to restore production," said Don Esmond, senior vice president of automotive operations, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. "June marked a significant turning point for Toyota as sales moved up over last month. Toyota dealers now have a good supply of cars and trucks, and that selection is growing everyday. Returning production and new marketing programs will put us in a great position to take advantage of the summer selling season and with an influx of new products slated this year, we're extremely optimistic about the second half of 2011."
Scion posted June sales of 3,456 units, a decrease of 14.8 percent over June 2010. The tC sports coupe led the way with sales of 2,053 units, an increase of 73.6 percent year-over-year. The xD reported sales of 575 units, and the xB urban utility vehicle posted June sales of 828 units.
Lexus light trucks recorded sales of 5,831 units, down 38.9 percent over June 2010. Lexus light truck sales were led by the RX luxury utility vehicle, which posted combined June sales of 5,141 units. The GX 460 mid-size luxury utility vehicle reported sales of 558 units.