February 1, 2007 - Torrance, Ca. - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported best-ever January sales of 175,850 vehicles, an increase of 5.1 percent over January 2006.
The Toyota Division posted best-ever January sales of 153,732, up 4.7 percent. The Lexus Division reported best-ever January sales of 22,118 units sold, an increase of 8 percent.
Toyota Division passenger cars recorded best-ever January sales of 86,682, up 7.2 percent over the same period last year. Passenger car sales were led by Camry, which posted January sales of 31,461, up 10.1 percent over the same period last year. Camry Hybrid reported sales of 2,801 units in January. The Prius gas-electric hybrid mid-size sedan posted best-ever January sales of 8,299, an increase of 4.1 percent. The Yaris subcompact posted sales totaling 5,870 units for the month. Corolla reported January sales of 25,519.
Toyota Division light truck sales were up 1.6 percent, with a best-ever January total of 67,050 units. Light truck sales were led by the RAV4 compact sport utility vehicle (SUV), which reported best-ever January sales of 11,925, up 22 percent over the same period last year. The Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted combined January sales of 10,322, up 13.3 percent over the same period last year. The Highlander Hybrid gas-electric mid-size SUV reported sales of 1,810 units for the month. FJ Cruiser reported January sales of 4,948 units.
Scion reported January sales of 9,004 units. The tC sports coupe led the way with January sales of 4,413 units. Scion xB posted sales of 2,833 units for the month.
Lexus passenger cars reported best-ever January sales of 13,574 units, an increase of 18.7 percent over January 2006. Passenger car sales were led by the ES 350 luxury sedan with best-ever January sales of 5,320 units, up 53.2 percent. The all-new LS 460 reported sales of 3,006, an increase of 142.5 percent.
Lexus Division light trucks reported January sales totaling 8,544 units. The RX 350 and RX 400h enjoyed combined January sales of 6,544 units, an increase of 1.5 percent. The RX 400h hybrid luxury utility vehicle reported sales of 1,245 units for the month.
In January, TMS posted sales of 14,322 hybrid vehicles. There were 25 selling days this sales month compared to 24 selling days last January.