Toyota Motor Sales Reports Increase In September Sales

            Toyota Motor Sales Reports Increase In September Sales

Camry leads the way with 38 percent increase

PR Newswire

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2012

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS),
U.S.A., Inc., today reported September 2012 sales results of 171,910 units, an
increase of 41.5 percent compared to the same period last year on both a daily
selling rate (DSR) and a raw volume basis, unadjusted for 25 selling days in
both September 2012 and in September 2011.

The Toyota Division posted September total sales of 151,524 units, an increase
of 42.3 percent on a DSR basis from September 2011. On a raw volume basis,
Toyota Division sales were also up 42.3 percent from the year-ago month.

"The auto industry had another very encouraging month in September," said Bill
Fay, Toyota group vice president and general manager. "Our dealers got off to
a great start over Labor Day weekend and that momentum carried through the
rest of the month, as Camry continued to stretch its lead as the most popular
car in America."

The Lexus Division reported total sales of 20,386 units in September 2012, up
36.0 percent from September 2011 on both a DSR and raw volume basis compared
to the same period last year.

Toyota Division
Toyota Division passenger cars recorded combined monthly sales of 85,642
units, up 47.1 percent from September 2011. Passenger car sales were led by
Camry and Camry Hybrid with combined sales of 34,252 units, and Corolla
reported September sales of 23,026 units. The Prius family of vehicles posted
September sales of 18,932 units.

Toyota Division light trucks recorded September sales of 65,882 units, an
increase of 36.6 percent compared to the same month last year. Light truck
sales were again led by the RAV4 compact SUV and Tacoma mid-size pickup truck,
with monthly sales of 13,796 and 12,176, respectively. Highlander and
Highlander Hybrid reported combined monthly sales of 10,927 units, and the
Tundra full-size pickup reported sales of 9,338 units.

Scion posted September sales of 6,743 units, up 75.7 percent on a volume and
DSR basis over September 2011. The tC sports coupe led the way with sales of
2,186, up 24.8 percent over the year-ago month, while the recently launched
FR-S sports car reported sales of 1,133 units. The xD five-door urban
subcompact posted September sales of 942 units, and the xB urban utility
vehicle posted September sales of 1,799 units. The all-new iQ premium
micro-subcompact posted monthly sales of 683 units.

Lexus Division
Lexus reported passenger car sales of 12,020 units, up 35.7 percent from
September 2011. The ES 350 entry luxury sedan and the first-ever ES Hybrid
led Lexus passenger car sales with sales of 6,553 units, while the IS luxury
sports sedan reported sales of 2,248 units. The CT 200h premium hybrid
compact posted sales of 1,195 units.

Lexus luxury utility vehicles recorded sales of 8,366 units, up 36.4 percent
over September 2011. Lexus light truck sales were led by the RX and RX Hybrid
luxury utility vehicle, which posted combined September sales of 7,046 units.
The GX 460 mid-size luxury utility vehicle reported sales of 948 units, while
the LX luxury utility vehicle recorded sales of 372 units.

TMS Hybrids
TMS posted September hybrid vehicle sales of 26,747, an increase of 120.6
percent compared to the same period last year. Toyota Division posted
September sales of 23,110 hybrids, while Lexus Division reported sales of
3,637 hybrids for the month.



TOYOTA U.S. SALES SUMMARY
September, 2012
               -- CURRENT MONTH --          -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --
                               DSR % VOL %                       DSR % VOL %
               2012    2011    CHG   CHG   2012       2011       CHG   CHG
TOTAL TOYOTA   171,910 121,451 41.5  41.5   1,571,424  1,194,524  31.0  31.6
TOTAL TOYOTA   151,524 106,456 42.3  42.3   1,400,434  1,058,877  31.7  32.3
DIV.
TOTAL LEXUS    20,386  14,995  36.0  36.0   170,990    135,647    25.5  26.1
YARIS          1,118   1,602   -30.2 -30.2  23,818     15,794     50.1  50.8
COROLLA        23,026  16,147  42.6  42.6   222,703    186,891    18.6  19.2
PRIUS          18,932  9,325   103.0 103.0  183,340    93,243     95.8  96.6
CAMRY          34,252  24,851  37.8  37.8   314,788    229,521    36.6  37.1
AVALON         1,571   2,474   -36.5 -36.5  21,673     21,005     2.7   3.2
SCION FR-S     1,133   0       N/A   N/A    7,465      0          N/A   N/A
SCION iQ       683     0       N/A   N/A    6,872      0          N/A   N/A
SCION xD       942     671     40.4  40.4   8,425      7,292      15.0  15.5
SCION xB       1,799   1,415   27.1  27.1   15,592     12,974     19.7  20.2
SCION tC       2,186   1,752   24.8  24.8   18,136     17,341     4.1   4.6
TOTAL SCION    6,743   3,838   75.7  75.7   56,490     37,607     49.6  50.2
TOTAL TOYOTA   85,642  58,237  47.1  47.1   822,812    584,062    40.3  40.9
DIV. CAR
CT             1,195   1,444   -17.2 -17.2  13,612     8,852      53.1  53.8
HS             8       231     -96.5 -96.5  641        2,178      -70.7 -70.6
IS             2,248   2,539   -11.5 -11.5  21,107     20,724     1.4   1.8
ES             6,553   3,627   80.7  80.7   36,134     26,960     33.4  34.0
GS             1,454   286     408.4 408.4  16,017     3,080      417.8 420.0
LS             558     729     -23.5 -23.5  4,916      6,372      -23.2 -22.8
SC             0       0       N/A   N/A    2          18         -88.9 -88.9
LFA            4       4       0.0   0.0    33         44         -25.3 -25.0
TOTAL LEXUS    12,020  8,860   35.7  35.7   92,462     68,228     34.9  35.5
CAR
TOTAL TOYOTA   97,662  67,097  45.6  45.6   915,274    652,290    39.7  40.3
CAR
RAV4           13,796  7,649   80.4  80.4   134,167    96,120     39.0  39.6
FJ CRUISER     1,187   1,143   3.8   3.8    9,920      10,419     -5.2  -4.8
VENZA          4,229   3,445   22.8  22.8   31,414     29,831     4.8   5.3
HIGHLANDER     10,927  7,544   44.8  44.8   90,481     73,080     23.3  23.8
4RUNNER        4,057   3,596   12.8  12.8   35,299     32,532     8.0   8.5
SIENNA         8,902   8,975   -0.8  -0.8   87,187     83,188     4.4   4.8
SEQUOIA        963     860     12.0  12.0   9,236      8,708      5.6   6.1
LAND CRUISER   307     132     132.6 132.6  2,074      1,226      68.4  69.2
TOTAL TOYOTA   35,527  24,369  45.8  45.8   312,652    251,916    23.6  24.1
DIV. SUV
TACOMA         12,176  8,180   48.9  48.9   102,872    78,654     30.2  30.8
TUNDRA         9,338   6,695   39.5  39.5   74,972     61,057     22.3  22.8
TOTAL TOYOTA   21,514  14,875  44.6  44.6   177,844    139,711    26.7  27.3
DIV. PICKUP
TOTAL TOYOTA   65,882  48,219  36.6  36.6   577,622    474,815    21.1  21.7
DIV. TRUCK
RX             7,046   5,003   40.8  40.8   67,048     56,816     17.5  18.0
GX             948     867     9.3   9.3    7,720      8,291      -7.3  -6.9
LX             372     265     40.4  40.4   3,760      2,312      61.9  62.6
TOTAL LEXUS    8,366   6,135   36.4  36.4   78,528     67,419     16.0  16.5
TRUCK
TOTAL TOYOTA   74,248  54,354  36.6  36.6   656,150    542,234    20.5  21.0
TRUCK
SELLING DAYS   25      25                   230        229
DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE
* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT VEHICLES
COROLLA        22,859  12,238  86.8  86.8   210,924    132,679    58.3  59.0
CAMRY          30,548  24,838  23.0  23.0   310,962    228,526    35.5  36.1
AVALON         1,571   2,474   -36.5 -36.5  21,673     21,005     2.7   3.2
RAV4           12,687  6,115   107.5 107.5  112,679    78,016     43.8  44.4
VENZA          4,229   3,445   22.8  22.8   31,414     29,831     4.8   5.3
HIGHLANDER     10,498  7,306   43.7  43.7   85,787     68,965     23.9  24.4
SIENNA         8,902   8,975   -0.8  -0.8   87,187     83,188     4.4   4.8
SEQUOIA        963     860     12.0  12.0   9,236      8,708      5.6   6.1
TACOMA         12,176  8,180   48.9  48.9   102,872    78,654     30.2  30.8
TUNDRA         9,338   6,695   39.5  39.5   74,972     61,057     22.3  22.8
RX             5,645   4,082   38.3  38.3   52,513     44,888     16.5  17.0
TOTAL          119,416 85,208  40.1  40.1   1,100,219  835,517    31.1  31.7
N.A. VEHICLES  69.5%   70.2%                70.0%      69.9%
% OF TOTAL
TOYOTA DIV.    30,664  18,687  64.1  64.1   279,253    201,852    37.7  38.3
IMPORT CAR
LEXUS IMPORT   12,020  8,860   35.7  35.7   92,462     68,228     34.9  35.5
CAR
TOYOTA DIV NA  54,978  39,550  39.0  39.0   543,559    382,210    41.6  42.2
BUILT CARS
TOTAL TOYOTA   97,662  67,097  45.6  45.6   915,274    652,290    39.7  40.3
CARS
TOYOTA DIV.    7,089   6,643   6.7   6.7    73,475     66,396     10.2  10.7
IMPORT TRUCK
LEXUS IMPORT   2,721   2,053   32.5  32.5   26,015     22,531     15.0  15.5
TRUCK
TOYOTA DIV NA  58,793  41,576  41.4  41.4   504,147    408,419    22.9  23.4
BUILT TRUCK
LEXUS NA BUILT 5,645   4,082   38.3  38.3   52,513     44,888     16.5  17.0
TRUCK
TOTAL TOYOTA   74,248  54,354  36.6  36.6   656,150    542,234    20.5  21.0
TRUCK
SELLING DAYS   25      25                   230        229
DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE

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SOURCE Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.

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