Canadian-Made RX Leads Best Sales Month Ever for Lexus

  • Overall April sales for Toyota Canada Inc. down 7.8%

TORONTO, May 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI)'s Lexus luxury division recorded a best-ever month and a tenth consecutive monthly sales record, with 2,651 Lexus units sold in April, up 11.1% compared to 2016.

TCI saw overall sales of 21,967 vehicles in April, down 7.8% compared to last year, with the Toyota division (including Scion) selling 19,316 cars and trucks, down 9.9% compared to last year.

Best month ever for Lexus SUV sales, led by popular Lexus RX

Luxury SUV sales were crucial to the brand's outstanding April sales performance, with 1,906 units sold, up 18.7% compared to last year.

Already a top seller in Canada, the Lexus RX continues to gain popularity with Canadians who are looking for an exceptional luxury SUV. The Canadian-made vehicle had its best month of sales ever in April with 966 units sold, up 11.2% compared to 2016.

Sales of the Lexus NX were up 25% in April, with 774 units sold for a third straight monthly record.

Other April sales highlights:

  • Prius family sales of 793 units, up 7.5% compared to 2016
  • Toyota Highlander sales of 1,415 units, up 20.5% (new April record and fourth straight monthly record)
  • Toyota 4Runner sales of 687 units, up 24% (new April record and third straight monthly record)

About Toyota Canada Inc.

Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles.  Toyota has sold over 5 million vehicles in Canada through a national network of 287 Toyota and Lexus dealerships.  Toyota is dedicated to bringing safety, quality, dependability and reliability in the vehicles Canadians drive and the service they receive. TCI's head office is located in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto and Vancouver. Toyota operates two manufacturing facilities in Canada. Having produced more than six million vehicles, popular Canadian models built at these facilities include Toyota RAV4, Toyota Corolla, Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid.

SOURCE Toyota Canada Inc.

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