Friday, 2 September 2016
USA SALES TOYOTA/LEXUS - despite some models doing really well, overall the company posts a decrease of 4.6%
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported August 2016 sales of 213,125 units, a decrease of 5 percent from August 2015 on a volume basis. With the same amount of selling days in August 2016 compared to August 2015, sales were down 5 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.
Toyota division posted August sales of 182,187 units, down 4.6 percent on a volume basis and DSR basis.
“Coming off the strongest SAAR of the year at 17.9M units in July, the industry took a bit of a step back in August,” said Bill Fay, group vice president and general manager, Toyota division. “RAV4, 4Runner and Highlander all recorded strong year-over-year growth for the month, keeping Toyota Division light truck sales on track for another record year.”
Lexus posted August sales of 30,938 units, down 7.6 percent on a volume basis and DSR basis.
“Lexus luxury utility vehicle sales reached new heights in August, with a record NX sales month helping lead our brand to its best-ever year-to-date sales performance for our LUV lineup,” said Jeff Bracken, Lexus division group vice president and general manager. “With improving supply on our LUV’s for the remainder of the year, we are looking for a strong close to 2016.”
August 2016 Highlights
*Note: Unless otherwise stated, all figures reflect unadjusted raw sales volume