Toyota rises 16 percent, seeks more truck output
Editor's note: An earlier variant of the report said wrong stocks of the Tacoma and Tundra. The amounts are corrected.
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. posted A-16% year-over-year sales increase last month that led to its greatest September since 2007.
The Toyota Highlander was up 17% to 12,310 models, and the RAV 4 increased 19% to 27,104; equally establish September records.
Lexus reached its 24th straight monthly increase, up 16% to 25,294 models. Toyota manufacturer sales totaled 162,595, up 15-percent.
Scion, with sales soaring 57% to 6,510 automobiles, stopped a skid with its best month in more than two years. Two new nameplates, the Iowa and iM, accounted for somewhat over half of the brand's quantity in September. The business name's monthly U.S. sales had skidded 27 straight months year-over year through August.
In distinction to A-19% upsurge in automobile sales, Toyota's pick-ups dropped 5.2 percent. Sales dropped 3.2% for the lately redesigned Tacoma and 7.9% for the bigger Tundra.
Toyota executives stated the firm ran low on pick-up stocks last month and is working on becoming more planned to sellers. The Tacoma has a 2 4-day offer, while the Tundra has a 40-day offer.
"Overall, our producing associates have held up with this particular rise in the business," Bill Fay, general manager of Toyota Division, told reporters on a conference-call.
"When you commence running at four out of five months above 17.5 [million-device marketing price], and this month seems like it is heading to be more than 18 18, there is going to be differences in every manufacturing company's line," Fay stated. "When the marketplace shifts that significantly, we are all responding the finest we can."
Sales of both the Camry and Corolla soared more than 20 per cent. Sales of the Prius hybrid vehicle line grew 13%, including A-20% increase for the regular sedan as well as a 10 percent drop for the Prius v.
Jeff Bracken, general manager of Lexus, stated the redesigned RX crossover begins arriving at dealerships this month and keep the business name on rate for its best year ever.
Lexus sales are up 12-percent through the initial three quarters, compared using a 3.5% year to date boost for Toyota Division.
It's possible for you to reach Nick Bunkley at [email protected] -- Follow Nick on
Monthly U.S. Sales
More news from this source:
CAR REVIEWS »
New Photo Galleries
- More Photos
LATEST CAR REVIEWS