Corolla records 36.3% increase in first full month of new model
TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) sold 17,268
vehicles in September, up 2.6% versus 2012, with record sales for
Toyota cars, trucks and Lexus luxury vehicles.
Toyota division sales were up 3.3% versus 2012, powered by the
Canadian-built Corolla and RAV4. In its first month of sale, the
all-new Corolla sold 4,459 units, up 36.3%, while the RAV4 set another
monthly record with sales of 2,766, making September the eighth
straight month of record sales for the compact SUV.
September was also a record month for Lexus luxury vehicle sales with
1,580 sold, an increase of 1.5% versus 2012, marking the second
straight month of record sales for the luxury brand.
Toyota sales highlights for September 2013 (vs. 2012)
Toyota sales: 15,301 (up 3.3%)
Toyota passenger car sales: 8,341 (up 9.9%)
Avalon sales: 52 (up 67.7%)
Camry sales: 1,756 (up 49.4%)
Corolla sales: 4,459 (up 36.3%)
Prius c sales: 260 (up 88.4%):: new September record :: 3rd straight
month of record sales
Toyota truck sales: 6,960
4Runner sales: 291 (up 13.7%)
Canadian-built RAV4 sales: 2,766 (up 0.1%) :: new September record ::
8th straight month of record sales
Sequoia sales: 66 (up 112.9%)
Sienna sales: 878 (up 0.2%)
Tundra 4X4 sales: 714 (up 2%)
Lexus sales highlights for September 2013 (vs. 2012)
Lexus sales: 1,580 (up 1.5%) :: new September record :: 2nd straight
month of record sales
Lexus luxury car sales: 781
IS sales: 313 (up 128.5%) :: new September record :: 2nd straight month
of record sales
Lexus luxury SUV sales: 799 (up 6.7%)
RX sales: 700 (up 8.2%)
LX sales: 20 (up 33.3%)
Scion sales highlights for September 2013 (vs. 2012)
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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