The FINANCIAL — Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., on December 1 reported November 2016 sales of 197,645 units, an increase of 4.3 percent from November 2015 on a volume basis.
With two more selling days in November 2016 compared than November 2015, sales were down 4.1 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.
Toyota Division posted November sales of 168,595 units, up 5.3 percent on a volume basis and down 3.2 on a DSR basis.
“We expect to see the industry set a new sales record for November,” said Bill Fay, group vice president and general manager of the Toyota Division. “All-time best-ever Highlander sales combined with November best-ever RAV4 volume extends the Toyota Division’s 2016 streak of consecutive light truck sales records to 11 months.”
Lexus posted November sales of 29,050 units, down 1 percent on a volume basis and 8.9 percent on a DSR basis, according to Toyota.
“Our luxury utility vehicles continues to lead the way, with best-ever November sales for NX and best-ever November sales for the full LUV line up,” said Jeff Bracken, Lexus division group vice president and general manager. “December is always one of our strongest months of the year, and we are poised for a December to Remember as we enter the month with the best light truck availability of the whole year.”
November 2016 Highlights
Corolla up almost 12 percent, posts sales of 28,262 units; records best-ever November
Camry posts November sales of 28,189 units
TMS light trucks up 14 percent; a best-ever month
Toyota Division SUV up nearly 20 percent
Highlander up almost 67 percent; posts all-time best-ever month
RAV4 posts sales of 28,116 units, up 2.7 percent; posts best-ever November
4Runner sales were up almost 14 percent
Toyota Division pickups up almost 14 percent
Tacoma up 15.3 percent
Tundra sales were up 11.5 percent
TCUV had a best-ever month and achieved its best-ever annual sales record after only 11 months
L/Certified by Lexus posts best-ever November sales; achieved its best-ever annual sales record after only 11 months
Lexus LUVs up 10.4 percent; posts best-ever November sales
NX up almost 56 percent; posts best-ever November
LX up almost 20 percent in November
IS up 16.6 percent