TORONTO, May 3 /CNW/ - Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) today reported strong
sales of 19,327 Toyota, Lexus and Scion cars, trucks and SUVs in April
2011, marking a significant increase of 9.4% from a year earlier.
Several records were achieved across all 3 TCI brands, with both Scion
and Toyota trucks marking their best months ever, and Lexus achieving
its best April on record.
Toyota sales in April 2011
Toyota sold 17,704 cars, trucks and SUVs in April, including 487 Scion
vehicles. This is an increase of 8.6% from April of 2010. April was
also the best month ever for Scion and each of its three models, with
sales of 208 Scion tC, 181 Scion xB and 98 Scion xD vehicles.
Toyota records achieved in April 2011 (versus April 2010) include:
Best month ever for Toyota trucks, up 26.6%, including Tacoma 4x4, up
9.4% for its best April ever;
Best month ever for Venza, up 59%;
Best month ever for the Canadian-built RAV4, up 31.8%.
Highlights for Toyota in April 2011 (versus April 2010) include:
Avalon up 50%;
Made-in-Canada Corolla up 28.7%;
Highlander SUV up 26.4%, and Highlander Hybrid up 21.7%; and
Sienna minivan up 5.2%.
Lexus sales in April 2011
Lexus had its best April ever, selling 1,623 luxury cars and SUVs in
April, up 18.5% from the same month the previous year. In its second
month of sales, the World's First Luxury Hybrid Sportback, the all-new
Lexus CT 200h, is off to a remarkable start with sales of 185.
Additional highlights for Lexus in April 2011 (versus April 2010)
Best month ever for the IS C, up 7.4%;
Lexus luxury SUV sales up 29.5%;
Lexus luxury car sales: up 7.7%;
GX 460 up 55.6%;
Canadian-built RX 350 up 37.6%.
As Toyota is in the final month of Red Tag Days, April's momentum sets a
positive springboard for May sales.
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 2011 vehicle. 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 and Vancouver.
SOURCE Toyota Canada Inc.
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