Sunday, 3 July 2016
USA SALES JUNE - Toyota/Lexus showed a rather significant drop of 5.6% with an extra day to sell on top of that.
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported June 2016 sales of 198,257 units, a decrease of 5.6 percent from June 2015 on a volume basis. With one more selling days in June 2016 compared to June 2015, sales were down 9.2 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.
For the first half of the year, TMS reported sales of 1,197,800 units, down 2.7 percent versus the same period in 2015 on a DSR basis. With the same amount of selling days in the first half of 2016 compared to 2015, sales were down 2.7 percent on an unadjusted raw-volume basis.
Toyota division posted June 2016 sales of 172,478 units, down 6.2 percent on a volume basis, and 9.8 percent on a DSR basis.
“The auto industry had its best first half since 2000,” said Bill Fay, group vice president and general manager, Toyota division. “Toyota remains the No. 1 retail brand for the first half, and anticipates record sales for the year for our light trucks as availability continues to strengthen.”
Lexus posted June sales of 25,779 units, down 1.3 percent on a volume basis, and 5.1 percent on a DSR basis.
“Lexus maintained its strength in the luxury SUV segment with a particularly strong sales month for RX and NX as both models have momentum with consumers. Our meticulously crafted products continue to garner industry attention,” said Jeff Bracken, Lexus group vice president and general manager. “In June, our Lexus manufacturing facility in Kentucky, which builds the ES sedan, earned a JD Power Platinum award for initial quality.”
June 2016 and First Half Highlights:
*Note: Unless otherwise stated, all figures reflect unadjusted raw sales volume