TORONTO, May 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) sold 20,089
vehicles in April, up 7.2% versus 2012.
Toyota division sales of 18,008 vehicles were up 6% as truck sales
continue to drive growth with sales up 20.3%. April also set new sales
records for the all-new RAV4 and Tacoma 4x4, surpassing the previous
April records set in 2011. Lexus recorded a 13.6% overall sales growth
versus 2012, with luxury SUV sales up 30.9%. Scion also recorded its
best-ever April since launch with sales up 40.3%.
Toyota sales highlights for April 2013 (vs. 2012)
Toyota sales: 18,008 (up 6%)
Toyota passenger car sales: 9,837
Avalon sales: 158 (up 464.3%)
Camry sales: 1,826 (up 10.1%)
Corolla sales: 4,654 (up 8.8%)
Matrix sales: 1,424 (up 1.4%)
Toyota truck sales: 8,171 (up 20.3%)
4Runner sales: 273 (up 6.6%)
Highlander sales: 641 (up 69.1%)
Highlander Hybrid sales: 91 (up 3.4%)
RAV4 sales: 3,347 (up 36.1%) :: new April record
Sequoia sales: 71 (up 12.7%)
Sienna sales: 1,143 (up 31.2%)
Tacoma 4X4 sales: 934 (up 15.9%):: new April record
Tacoma 4X2 sales: 53 (up 39.5%)
"We thank Canadians for visiting their Toyota dealership during the
annual Red Tags Days event, now on until the end of May, it's a great
opportunity to explore the full range of great vehicles from Toyota,"
said Larry Hutchinson, Managing Director, Toyota Canada Inc. "Our
vehicles offer attractive styling, convenient features, and engaging
driving dynamics, all at an exceptional value."
Lexus sales highlights for April 2013 (vs. 2012)
Lexus sales: 1,520 (up 13.6%)
Lexus luxury car sales: 672
ES sales: 263 (up 82.6%)
LS sales: 27 (up 575%)
Lexus luxury SUV sales: 848 (up 30.9%)
LX sales: 29 (up 3.6%)
RX sales: 747 (up 36.3%)
RXh sales: 52 (up 20.9%)
"Lexus' new focus on design and engineering excellence continues to be
embraced by Canadians," said Cyril Dimitris, Director, Lexus Canada.
"Whether it's the GS, ES, LS or RX, our Lexus line-up is inspired and
offers exceptional style, luxury and performance."
Scion sales highlights for April 2013 (vs. 2012)
Scion sales: 561 (up 40.3%) :: new April record
"We enjoyed our best-ever April, led by strong sales of the FR-S," said
Cyril Dimitris, Director, Scion Canada.
About Toyota Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of
Toyota, Lexus and Scion cars, SUVs and trucks. Toyota is the first
full-line manufacturer to make all of the elements of the Star Safety
System standard on every vehicle starting in 2011. The Star Safety
System includes Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control
(TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force
Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology (SST).
TCI's head office is in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver,
Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto
SOURCE: Toyota Canada Inc.
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