•TMNA, Toyota, Lexus divisions posted best-ever light truck May sales
•Toyota Highlander posted best-ever monthly sales
•Lexus NXh posted best-ever May sales
PLANO, Texas (June 1, 2018) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today reported May 2018 sales of 215,321 vehicles, a decrease of 1.3 percent from May 2017 on a volume basis. With one more selling day in May 2018 compared to May 2017, sales were down 5.1 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.
Toyota division posted May sales of 189,930 units, down 1.5 percent on a volume basis and down 5.3 percent on a DSR basis.
Lexus division posted May sales of 25,391 vehicles, down 0.1 percent on a volume basis and down 3.9 percent on a DSR basis.
May 2018 Highlights
- TMNA, Toyota and Lexus divisions’ light trucks posted a best-ever May
- Camry posted sales of 29,965
- RAV4 posted sales of 38,202 units
- Highlander sales up 17.6 percent, a best-ever May
- 4Runner sales up 6.6 percent
- Toyota division pickup truck sales up 11.0 percent
- Tacoma sales up 21.1 percent
- Tundra posted sales of 10,062 units
- Lexus LUVs posted a 6.8 percent increase, a best-ever May
- RX posted sales of 9,697 units
- NX Hybrid up 221.4 percent, a best-ever May
- NX combined sales of 4,975 units, continuing a best-ever start to the year
- LS sales up 186.4 percent with sales of 908 units
*Note: Unless otherwise stated, all figures reflect unadjusted raw sales volume
Toyota (NYSE:TM) has been a part of the cultural fabric in the U.S. and North America for 60 years, and is committed to advancing sustainable, next-generation mobility through our Toyota and Lexus brands. During that time, Toyota has created a tremendous value chain as our teams have contributed to world-class design, engineering, and assembly of more than 36 million cars and trucks in North America, where we operate 14 manufacturing plants (10 in the U.S.) and directly employ more than 47,000 people (more than 37,000 in the U.S.). Our 1,800 North American dealerships (nearly 1,500 in the U.S.) sold more than 2.7 million cars and trucks (2.4 million in the U.S.) in 2017 – and about 87 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold over the past 15 years are still on the road today.
Through the Start Your Impossible campaign, Toyota highlights the way it partners with community, civic, academic and governmental organizations to address our society’s most pressing mobility challenges. We believe that when people are free to move, anything is possible. For more information about Toyota, visit www.toyotanewsroom.com.
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