Toyota Motor Sales Posts 15.6 Percent Increase in January

  • TMS No. 1 retail manufacturer
  • TMS light trucks set new January record
  • Lexus posts third consecutive best-ever month 
February 03, 2015

TORRANCE, Calif. (Feb. 3, 2015) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported January 2015 sales of 169,194, an increase of 15.6 percent from January 2014 on a volume basis. With one additional selling day in January 2015, sales were up 11.2 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. 
Toyota division posted January 2015 sales of 146,063 units, up 13.5 percent.   
"The year is off to a strong start as the sales momentum we saw in 2014 continued into January," said Bill Fay, Toyota division group vice president and general manager. “Highlander, RAV4 and Corolla all set January records.
"Lexus reported January 2015 sales of 23,131 units, a 31.2 percent increase. 
“January was a great way for our dealers to start the year, with their third straight record month and an industry leading 31 percent sales increase,” said Jeff Bracken, Lexus group vice president and general manager. “We saw good growth throughout our lineup and received an added boost from the all-new NX luxury compact utility vehicles and RC coupes.”
January 2015 Highlights:
  • Lexus sets best-ever, any month sales record
  • Combined TMS light truck sales set January record
  • RAV4 and Highlander set January records
  • 4Runner up 75.5 percent
  • Tacoma up nearly 16 percent; posts sales of 11,409 units
  • Corolla posts best-ever January
  • Camry sales of 26,763 units, up nearly 15 percent
  • Sienna up 16 percent
  • Lexus RX up more than 17 percent
*Note:  Unless otherwise stated, all figures reflect unadjusted raw sales volume
About Toyota
Toyota (NYSE:TM), the world's top automaker and creator of the Prius, is committed to building vehicles for the way people live through our Toyota, Lexus and Scion brands. Over the past 50 years, we’ve built more than 25 million cars and trucks in North America, where we operate 14 manufacturing plants (10 in the U.S.) and directly employ more than 40,000 people (more than 32,000 in the U.S.). Our 1,800 North American dealerships (1,500 in the U.S.) sold more than 2.5 million cars and trucks (more than 2.2 million in the U.S.) in 2013 – and about 80 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold over the past 20 years are still on the road today. Toyota partners with philanthropic organizations across the country, with a focus on education, safety and the environment. As part of this commitment, we share the company’s extensive know-how garnered from building great cars and trucks to help community organizations and other nonprofits expand their ability to do good. For more information about Toyota, visit
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Toyota Business Communications
Toni Honsowetz (310) 468-1745

Lexus Public Relations
Maurice Durand  (310) 468-1601

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