Saturday, 6 August 2016
USA SALES JULY - Toyota/Lexus shows a drop in sales, only 1.4% but in a growing market is is cause for concern.
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported July 2016 sales of 214,233 units, a decrease of 1.4 percent from July 2015 on a volume basis. With the same amount of selling days in July 2016 compared to July 2015, sales were down 1.4 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.
Toyota division posted July 2016 sales of 186,343 units, down 0.5 percent on a volume basis and DSR basis.
“Light trucks remained the hottest segment for the industry in July,” said Bill Fay, group vice president and general manager, Toyota division. “Toyota Division reported its best-ever light truck sales for the month, supported by record July results for both RAV4 and Highlander.”
Lexus posted July sales of 27,890 units, down 6.5 percent on a volume basis and DSR basis.
“Lexus luxury utility vehicles had another strong sales month, with RX, NX, and LX up,” said Jeff Bracken, Lexus division group vice president and general manager. “With these results, we had our best-ever July for light trucks and are up nearly 10 percent for the year, thanks to the strength of our dealer body.”
July 2016 Highlights
*Note: Unless otherwise stated, all figures reflect unadjusted raw sales volume