Best-ever October for sales of Lexus vehicles
TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Led by the RAV4 setting a sales record for
the ninth consecutive month - and establishing a new annual sales
record of 27,996 with two months of 2013 still remaining - October
sales for Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) rose 2.9% over last year, with
17,594 vehicles sold.
Tundra joined RAV4 with a best-ever October, leading TCI truck sales to
an October record of 8,651 vehicles sold, up 8.5% versus 2012.
It was also an all-time best October for Lexus, with sales of 1,609
luxury vehicles, an increase of 5.9% versus 2012. This is the third
consecutive month of record sales for Lexus.
Toyota sales highlights for October 2013 (vs. 2012)
• Sales: 15,593 (up 3.5%)
Passenger car sales: 7,776
Avalon sales: 88 (up 266.7%)
Corolla sales: 4,312 (up 22.6%)
Prius c sales: 235 (up 97.5%) :: new October record :: 4th straight
month of record sales :: 2,582 year-to-date is new annual record
Truck sales: 7,817 (up 8.1%) :: new October record
4Runner sales: 360 (up 41.2%)
Canadian-built RAV4 sales: 3,051 (up 21.5%) :: new October record :: 9th
straight month of record sales :: 27,996 year-to-date is new annual
Sequoia sales: 79 (up 9.7%)
Sienna sales: 939 (up 11.5%)
Tundra sales: 1,008 (up 73.8%) :: new October record
"The RAV4 has had a huge impact on the compact SUV segment, with more
and more Canadians selecting this great vehicle month after month,"
said Larry Hutchinson, Vice President, Toyota Canada Inc. "And the new
Tundra, which came out just last month, is following suit. The
full-size pickup segment has become the second-largest in Canada, and
we are very excited about what we will see from Tundra in the coming
Lexus sales highlights for October 2013 (vs. 2012)
• Sales: 1,609 (up 5.9%) :: new October record :: 3rd straight month
of record sales
Luxury car sales: 775 (up 0.1%) :: new October record
IS sales: 339 (up 117.3%)
LS sales: 23 (up 155.6%)
Luxury SUV sales: 834 (up 11.8%)
GX sales: 36 (up 12.5%)
LX sales: 33 (up 57.1%)
RX sales: 716 (up 15.1%)
Scion sales highlights for October 2013 (vs. 2012)
• Sales: 392
FR-S sales: 130 (up 4%) :: new October record
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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